As a Southern California native, Dr. Lim takes pride in providing personalized care for patients in the community. She has extensive clinical experience in performing comprehensive eye exams, fitting all types of contacts, and co-managing refractive and cataract surgery. She is also certified to treat and manage ocular disease, with a special interest in diagnoses and treatment of Dry Eye Disease. Dr. Lim is passionate about helping her patients look and see their best. To that end, she strives to optimize vision and aesthetics by using the most up-to-date products, equipments and procedures.
Dr. Lim attended Southern California College of Optometry and received a Doctorate of Optometry with Honors in 1997. She received further training in treating eye disease through externships with the VA Hospital-Los Angeles, the Nellis Air Force Base, and The Center for Partially Sighted. Prior to her optometry education, Dr. Lim studied Nutritional Science and received her B.S. degree from UC Berkeley. Her Nutrition background has helped to confirm her belief that a holistic approach is best for patient care. She continues to study the important role of nutrition as it relates to our overall health and is a member of the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society.
Dr. Lim's first 10 years of practice were in Irvine until she relocated to San Clemente and took over Seaside Eyecare Optometry in 2009.
Dr. Lim enjoys playing piano, classical music, hiking, reading, volunteering at church, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Jaclyn Wek, OD is originally from Orange County. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of California Irvine and graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Doctorate from Southern California College of Optometry in 2018. She has recently moved back to Orange County from Colorado Springs, where she practiced optometry at Peterson Air Force Base and Fort Carson Army Post serving the military community. Her areas of interest in optometry include contact lenses and pediatrics. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, hiking, and snow skiing during the winter months!
Like mother, like daughter; Leah is a legacy optician who followed the footsteps of her mother and pursued a career in the optical industry over 20 years ago. Her passion for costuming brings a fashionable eye when selecting new frames. She also enjoys karaoke and working at the renaissance fair.
Maria has only been in the optical industry for one year but she has quickly fallen in love with helping our patients achieve their best, most fashionable sight as of yet. When she’s not at work,she enjoys reading, live musical theatre, and hanging out with her dog, Polly.