5 Generations
of Vision Excellence

Learn more about Dr. Leif Hertzog, M.D. (4th generation) and
Dr. H. Dieter Hertzog, M.D. (5th generation).

Hertzog M.D. History

Hertzog Eye Care has been a Long Beach staple for over 90 years,
and the family has a long history of attentive care
dating back to the late 1800's.

State-Of-The-Art Optical Lab

Hertzog Eye Care has an exceptional on-site optical lab providing
a full range of services and the latest brands
and styles for your eyewear needs.

Convenient Office Location

Hertzog Eye Care is located in the heart of Long Beach,
at the intersection of Clark Ave, Los Coyotes Diagonal and
Stearns St. Click here to get directions to our office.

Expert Surgical Care

Utilizing the latest technology, Hertzog Eye Care provides
a variety of vision care and eye surgery procedures.

Eye Doctor Long Beach

Welcome to Hertzog Eye Care! We are 4th and 5th generation eye surgeons who have served the Long Beach and Orange County community continuously since 1927The Hertzog name is synonymous with excellence in eye surgery and vision services. As eye doctors, eye surgeons, and ophthamologists, we deliver personalized, high quality eye care using the most advanced technology.

Long Beach Eye Care Services

With the utmost care for our patients, the Hertzog Eye Care team will kindly and patiently help you through the process of scheduling appointments, understanding procedures and our recommendations, communicating with your primary doctor, and communicating with your PPO insurance. We perform a variety of vision care services including cataract surgery, lasik surgery, clear lens extraction, eyelid surgery, macular degeneration treatment, diabetic retinopathy treatment, glaucoma treatment, and dry eye syndrome treatment. We perform eye glasses exams for patients who need glasses and contacts. We have a full service optical department with an in-house lab, and many glasses frames to choose from. We also offer elective cosmetic treatments including botox, cosmetic fillers, and latisse for thinning eyelashes; performed by our nurse.

Meet the Eye Doctors

Hertzog Eye Care is currently owned and operated by eye doctor and eye surgeon, Dr. Leif Hertzog, M.D. (4th Generation), and by his son, eye surgeon and ophthalmologist Dr. H. Dieter Hertzog, MD (5th generation). Eye doctor Darcy Ryan, OD, is our eye exam specialist performing refractions for glasses and contact lenses, and has been practicing over 20 years. Nurse Laura Hertzog, RN, BSN, MSN, NP, performs elective cosmetic treatments.

What Our Patients Have to Say

  • Pat F.,

    I continue to appreciate the fabulous surgery he did on my eyes... "I don't believe that I told Dr. Leif Hertzog that I have moved to Santa…

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  • Barbara L.,

    My vision is the best it's ever been "I can't say enough wonderful things about my surgery with Dr. Dieter.  My vision is the best it's ever…

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  • Gloria C.,

    I can see so amazingly well Hertzog Eye Associates is full of miracles.  I didn't know my cataracts had become so bad.  Then the first miracle happened…

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  • Fred P.,

    Thanks for the care and compassion! I'd like to express my gratitude and appreciation to the doctors and staff at Hertzog Eye Associates, for their attentiveness and…

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  • Barbara S.,

    Dr. Ryan, the optometrist, is a sweet, kind man. Dr. Dieter Hertzog is just as sweet and kind. I can't say enough about Dr. Dieter Hertzog and…

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Request An Appointment at Our Office

Long Beach Eye Doctor Services:

Your eye care is an ongoing partnership between patient and doctor, and we encourage you to visit us for the best comprehensive eye care that Southern California has to offer.

For more information about the practice or to schedule an appointment, please call 562-597-3100.