Daniel C. Kline, M.D.

Daniel C. Kline, M.D. was born and raised in East Lyme, Connecticut. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University and obtained his medical degree cum laude from Yale University School of Medicine. He received his training in ophthalmology at the Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Kline has published many peer-reviewed articles and has given numerous presentations at ophthalmology meetings nationwide.

He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the California Medical Association, the Orange County Medical Association and serves on the executive board of the Orange County Society of Ophthalmology. He is on the medical staff of Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital located in Newport Beach, California.

Dr. Kline was recently honored by Los Angeles magazine as one of the Super Doctors® 2013, 2014, 2015 Southern California Rising Stars. He is a recipient of The Patients' Choice Award in 2009, 2010 and 2012 and has received The Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2011 and 2012. He was the highest rated ophthalmologist in the Greater Newport Physicians Medical Group by doctors & patients in 2009 and was among the highest rated for 2010-2012.

Dr. Kline’s field of expertise includes cataract surgery using the newest techniques and lens implants, including advanced-technology intraocular lenses for the correction of near and distance vision and astigmatism. He provides free educational seminars and screenings for refractive surgery, and performs many refractive procedures, including LASIK using the latest bladeless techniques. Dr. Kline provides medical eye examinations for both health maintenance and disease conditions including glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. In addition, he offers contact lens fitting and spectacle prescription services. He is also trained in functional and cosmetic eyelid surgery including Botox®.

Dr. Daniel Kline specializes in no stitch, no patch cataract surgery and refractive lens exchange using the latest accommodating, multifocal intraocular lens implants (IOL's) including ReStor, Crystalens, ReZoom and Toric lenses, PRK and LASIK vision correction surgery, using Intralase (All-Laser, Bladeless), Custom (Wavefront), and Conventional technology. He also performs pterygium excision surgery using the latest sutureless fibrin tissue glue or "Tisseal" approach. He is a medical doctor (M.D.) in the field of ophthalmology, an eye physician and surgeon providing comprehensive eye care. His focus on vision and helping his patients see better includes the type of care provided by general eye doctors, optometrists, opticians, and ophthalmologists (Eye MD's). Doctor Kline can prescribe glasses and contact lenses and can write prescriptions for medications when indicated.

Our office serves all of Southern California and Orange County, including Irvine, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Tustin, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, LeisureWorld, Laguna Beach, Aliso Viejo, Orange, Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, Garden Grove, Anaheim, Mission Viejo, Westminster, San Clemente, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Lake Forest, El Toro, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Laguna Niguel.

At OC Eye Associates, we treat symptoms of cataract, blurry or blurred vision, glare, dimness or dim vision, foggy or fogged vision, myopia or nearsightedness, hyperopia or farsightedness, astigmatism, refractive error, high intraocular or eye pressure, glaucoma, visual distortion or distorted vision, macular degeneration, eye changes or disease associated with diabetes, diabetic retinopathy, ocular dryness and dry eye syndrome, ocular redness, conjunctivitis, visual field defects and vision or visual loss.