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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Kelli Kawai was born and raised in the suburbs of Los Angeles. She moved to the beautiful central coast of California to complete her Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She then received her Doctorate of Optometry from the University of California, Berkeley and is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa, the international optometric honor society.
During her clinical internships Dr. Kawai received extensive training in primary care and ocular disease, including the treatment and management of glaucoma, diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, cataracts, eye infections, and ocular inflammation. She enjoys interacting with patients of all ages and is looking forward to providing you with outstanding eye care.
Verified Patient Reviews
A very efficient and friendly visit.
Dr. Kawai is terrific. Her staff is professional, friendly and helpful. The eye exam with her was very quick and easy, and she is very kind, professional, and good at her practice. I moved away, but still make the drive here because it's worth it. Thanks Dr Kawai!
Dr. Kawai was very helpful and made sure my contact prescription was not too strong or weak.
It was an excellent and memorable visit.
Dr Kawai is very professional and offers very sound solutions. She listens to your issues very well in her analysis.
Her assistant, Nina, is the BEST!! This woman knows her stuff.. Can't wait for my glasses to come in so I can wear them.
Dr. Kauai was fantastic! She gave me a very thorough exam and was very patient and kind.
Kelli is always a pleasure to work with. She was able to recommend Multifocal Contacts which has been great, removing the need for reading glasses.
Dr. Kawai was amazing! Super sweet, smart, genuine and knowledgable. Her staff was great too. Definitely coming back.
i surprized the doctor when i told her it has been 25 years since my last eye exam she was very professional
It was my first visit and for my annual eye exam. I was seen pretty quickly as I had some paperwork to complete. Dr. Kawai was great. Thorough, quick yet patient (I had alot of questions). Her staff were all very nice and seemed like they enjoyed their jobs actually.
The best eye doctor ever. Imformative, knowledgeable, friendly and polite.
I had set up an eye exam for my elderly mother. I was very impressed with the patience and professionalism of all of the people we encountered. Dr. Kawai performed a very thorough exam. I would not hesitate to refer people to this practice. Thank you
She was great with my kids. Really thorough and understanding.
Dr. Kawai was cheerful, helpful and well informed.
I was impressive about her professional attitude and sense of humor :) Kelli answers all my questions with clearly explanations and suggestions. I'm defiantly will visit her again.
Professional and courteous.