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**NEW PATIENTS! If you have a PPO or commercial insurance, come enjoy our numerous new patient promos and discounts. We provide multiple pair discounts, single vision frame and lens (*certain frames), CR39 Plastic lenses for $99.99; for Bifocals, $189.99; for Progressive lenses, we start at $298.99.
Contact lens, exam and fitting, starting at 89.99 and up.**
**If you have Medi-Cal, certain frames are complimentary upon purchase of lens, within a certain time frame from date of service.**
We pride ourselves in our ability to accommodate any patient who needs care – book your next appointment with Dr. Bold today!
Dr. Michael S. Bold is a graduate of Illinois College of Optometry. He is an active member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the California Optometric Association (COA). With over eighteen years of optometric experience, Dr. Bold has two practices. His first practice he has nurtured for over fifteen years in La Palma, CA and the second location, in Newport Beach, for over over ten years.
Dr. Michael S. Bold, OD is a theraputics certified optometrist that can not only give you the best eyeglass and contact lens prescription, but also treat certain medical conditions. Whether it's a difficult contact lens fit, pink eye or a foreign body removal, Dr. Michael Bold has got you covered.
Verified Patient Reviews
Such amazing staff! Very helpful and very attentive. I did wait for about 15 to 20 minutes to be seen, but honestly I didn't mind. Considering the fact that Dr. Bold took the time to thoroughly explain to each one of his patients what is going on . Once I was seen it all happened so fast. He answered every question I had was very knowledgeable and very patient. Genuinely one of the best eye doctors I've been too!
They didn't take my insurance even though the site said they did. The front desk made me pay in cash and said I had to submit my claim myself.
Everything was perfect. Doctor was nice and very kind. I would recommend to others.
He was very knowledgeable and friendly. Gave me a LOT of information and explained everything in detail. Wonderful doctor and staff!
Wonderful optometrist! His staff is very friendly and inviting! 5 out of 5 recommended!
He is very good. He took the time to explain everything. Only thing is the address on yelp is not correct. GPS will take you to the wrong place.
Very professional, answers any questions you have.
Dr Bold is nice and professional.
Excellent, professional Dr. Very Knowledgeable and very courteous with a very pleasant office staff
Frame selection very limited.
Dr. Bold provided quick service in addition to providing detailed information. I'm definitely coming back.
Dr. Bold and his staff were great! The Dr. was so patient with my kids and they felt so comfortable. I would highly recommend Dr. Bold.
Awesome doctor and staff!
Love it! Kinda hard to find but worth it like a hidden gem. Go for all ur seeing problems! Even if u dont see a problem! Lol
The receptionist was very helpful in answering all the questions I had, as well as very friendly. Dr. Bold is a kind doctor that knows what he is doing. I appreciate this office very much!
Dr. Bold was amazing!! Not only could he explain things to me, my children understood as well. He is very funny and patient. His office staff is exceptional. We will definitely be back. Thank you!!
My visit with Dr. Bold was thorough and informative. He and his staff are all pleasant and the office is decorated in a very cool way. It was a very positive experience and I would definitely recommend him to anyone who needs optometry services.
Loved him first time there. Made my boyfriend an appointment before I left. And the lady who helped me pick my frames love love love her.
I really liked the staff and they had a nice assortment of frames.
Very professional attentive. Thorough I felt very comfortable and well taken care of all staff very kind and explaining of all procedures prices etc
excellent doctor.very knowledgeable and nice
Best office professionalism, helpful curtious and friendly Dr Bold was wonderful , professional, explanatory, very thoughtful and curtious!!! Loved my visit best Dr !
Exceeded my expectations and was surprised at how well put together his optometry practice is e.g. Clean, gorgeous displays and nice floors, great equipment, receptionist from Romania very sweet and Dr. Bold is the man, I can tell he's super cool and laid back and ensures your vision prescription is perfect! Stoked to have Michael Bold as my new optometrist, yay!
He was absolutely wonderful. you can tell he loves what he does and makes you feel completely comfortable.
He was nice and very professional.
Staff is excellent, polite and friendly. Dr. Bold was in no hurry. He explained every test that he was performing. Wonderful, nice and gentle man. Highly recommend Dr. Bold
Dr. Bold was fantastic! So knowledgable and apologized about the wait immediately. Explained everything to me so I understood and his office staff was very accommodating.
Great doctor! Very thorough, explained the best course of action for my needs and alternative answers too. Very nice office staff too.
Very kind and knowledgeable
I was extremely pleased with my entire visit. Dr. Bold was very informative and friendly. Luis at the front desk was pleasant and very helpful.
He had to work with my four year old grandson-earned our business from now on for him!
He was very friendly and welcoming. He really went into detail about everything in words you could understand. It was kind of like talking to a friend you hadn't seen in awhile. I would definitely recommend him to everyone I know.
Like his quick to the point business manner
The appointment thru this app didn't work!
What an amazing office! Loved everyone there. Hector was so thorough and friendly. Doc Bold is friendly and so very good at making his patients comfortable. Great exam, and excellent results. Been wearing my new contacts on a bike ride and then all night and they feel wonderful. I was way overdue for a checkup and left there feeling like I had a fresh new pair of eyes! Highly reccommended :)
Dr. Bold explained my eye issues well and the benefits of a new prescription that was different from my existing one, since my vision had changed.
Dr. Bold was very knowledgeable. Staff was efficient.
I thought Dr. Bold was great, friendly and nice and very thorough. I would recommend him to anyone looking for an optometrist.
Nicest staff I have ever dealt with. It was my daughter's first eye exam and she was a little nervous. The entire staff made the extra effort to ensure she felt comfortable and relaxed. By the time it was done she was asking when her next appt. would be.
Excellent..super friendly! I will be back!
Excellent service. Thanks.
Dr. Bold was very nice, informative, and thorough. All my needs and questions where meet with a helpful staff and great Doctor. Thanks Dr. Bold
One of the very most comprehensive eye exams I've ever had, He touched all the bases and got right to the problem. I'm very pleased with his professional manner.
The visit was ok however, the doctor never told me that he would not order my contacts until a second appointment. They billed me and I thought meant my contacts would be in but then they stated they never ordered them. They corrected the issue however it was a large inconvenience.
Informative, realistic, and honest. He didn't up sell me on anything and was very prompt but attentive.
Great visit, can't wait for my new glasses :)
my first visit with an OD in 58 years. extremely pleasant and explains thoroughly. pleasant office environment and crew. best choice I made! thank you doc bold!
The optometrist was very nice I was not able to complete my eye exam due to a problem with my insurance. The staff was very understanding and schedule another appointment for next month. Dr. Bold explain to me during the short time I was there why I was having problems reading with the eye glasses I am using.
Very informative, relaxing, knowledgable, and explained himself well. I am very happy with my decision to see Dr. Bold.
Dr. Bold was very professional and informative. The office staff was awesome too!
Great apt. Very thorough.