Urban Optiks Optometry is pleased to welcome you to our practice where we pride ourselves on superlative service, unsurpassed craftsmanship and advanced technology. Our commitment is not just in meeting your expectations, but in exceeding them! Because we know how much your eye health and appearance can mean to the quality of your life, we are committed to excellence in servicing your complete eyecare needs.
“Your Face Is A Masterpiece – Frame It Well”
With over 30 years of clinical and business experience, our proprietor, Gary Klein, O.D., along with our highly trained optical staff, has created an unsurpassed patient experience. Attention to detail, satisfying each patient’s unique needs, and providing the highest level of care and follow-through are the cornerstones of our customer service philosophy.
Because of our unwavering dedication – and by offering options not often found in the traditional optical world – we have developed a highly regarded reputation and a very loyal patient and customer base with over 100 five-star Yelp reviews.
Urban Optiks is redefining eyecare through our unparalleled interpretation of Fashion, Technology, Expertise and overall Customer Experience.
OUR RETAIL AND EXAM SPACES
Our vintage-industrial inspired optical boutique comes alive as foraged and locally-sourced furnishings and display elements provide an eclectic backdrop for our unique collection of high-quality handcrafted classic, modern and vintage-inspired eyewear from around the world.
Patients are seen in our contemporary exam room which utilizes innovative technology and the most advanced diagnostic equipment available to ensure the most accurate prescription possible and provide precise measurements for our advanced digital custom lenses. For eye health evaluation, we offer Digital Retinal Imaging which eliminates using traditional eye dilation drops.
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OUR AWARDS & RECOGNITION
San Diego Uptown News
Best Optometrist 2009-2017
Gay San Diego
Best Optometrist 2013-2017
San Diego Downtown News
Best Optometrist 2014-2016
Greater San Diego Business Association
2010 Emerging Business of the Year
OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
AIDS Walk San Diego
Each year over 8,000 individuals come together for San Diego’s largest HIV/AIDS fundraising event remembering those who have been lost to the disease and raises funds to support the more than 20,000 San Diegans living with HIV/AIDS.
Mama’s Kitchen believes that every person is entitled to the basic necessity of life – nutritious food. As a volunteer-driven, nonprofit organization, they prepare and deliver food to men, women and children who are affected by AIDS or cancer.
The mission of The San Diego LGBT Community Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the LGBT and HIV communities by providing activities, programs & services that create community; empower community members; provide essential resources; advocate for civil & human rights; and embrace, promote and support our cultural diversity.
THE MUSEUM SCHOOL
The Museum School is a tuition-free, public charter school that serves students from all over San Diego in Kindergarten through 8th grade. The Museum School’s curriculum seeks to go beyond the basics by teaching kids how to learn and opening opportunities to understand why they are learning.
Challenged Athletes Foundation
Established in 1997, Challenged Athletes Foundation® grew out of a desire to assist one athlete paralyzed in a triathlon. From its modest beginning arose a more important mission to make sure people with physical challenges have the same freedom to enjoy sports as everyone else.
PAWS SAN DIGEO
PAWS San Diego preserves the human-animal bond by providing essential pet services and support to low-income elderly, chronically ill and disabled individuals. PAWS envisions a world where the physical, emotional and social benefits of pet ownership are cherished.
EVEOKE DANCE COMPANY
Evoke Dance Movement works to create a positive environment for students, teachers, and parents to come together and share a heartfelt, respectful, disciplined, and dedicated dance experience. Evoke’s emphasis is on proper instruction, conventions, master classes, and industry audition opportunities.
Since 1972, Project Wildlife’s dedicated volunteers have given injured, orphaned and sick wild animals a second chance at life and is now one of the largest wildlife rehabilitation organizations in the country. Their medical staff and volunteers (including Urban Optiks very own, Kristy Cambone) now assist over 10,000 birds and mammals representing over 320 species each year.
SAN DIEGO GAY MEN’S CHORUS
With a mission to create a positive musical experience through exciting performances which engage our audiences, build community support and provide a dynamic force for social change the SDGMC is one of San Diego’s premier singing ensembles.
Rob Benzon Foundation
The Rob Benzon Foundation grants funds to established charitable organizations and individuals with urgent needs in response to a catastrophic event by allowing individuals to donate small amounts of money to make a difference and create miracles.
Founded in 1980, the Human Rights Campaign advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.
Diversionary Theatre was founded in 1986 to provide quality theatre for the LGBT communities. Their mission is to provide an inspiring and thought provoking theatrical platform to explore complex and diverse LGBT stories, which influence the larger cultural discussion.
MARYAH is a group of Metro Real Estate Professionals whose goal is to provide additional funding for San Diego LGBT Community Center’s Youth Housing Project.
OUR BUSINESS PARTNERS
Dr. Jeff Keeny