Dr. Charles Eifrig, MD

Dr. Charles Eifrig, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Charles Eifrig, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

23521 Paseo De Valencia Ste 207

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Eifrig performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Eye Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
high
more than 87% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Eifrig's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Mercy Hosp (Scripps)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eifrig has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eifrig's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eifrig to family and friends
29 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Eifrig's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I was on a cruise ship when my vision changed. We docked in Long Beach on a Saturday. Instead of an ER, a friend's optometrist called Dr. Eifrig. He examined my eye and said it wasn’t an emergency but needed follow-up in my hometown. He provided a referral and texted me the next day, a Sunday, to...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Eifrig for almost five years now for chronic uveitis. He is one of the kindest and wise doctors I have ever been to. He listens to me and explains things well. He is also very brilliant at what he does. He has helped me with a rare, chronic condition. I trust him totally. His...more
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I feel very confident and grateful to being treated by Dr. Eifrig. Also, every staff member whom I have met are not only professional and caring, they are personalble as well. Bottom line: I am very thankful to be in Dr. Eifrig's care in a very professional and caring office.
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Understanding and a good communicator. Very knowledgeable but doesn't overwhelm you with technical data but puts info in everyday terms
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