Established in 1982, Sunshine Optometry is among the most respected and recognized eye care offices in Southern California
For patients who require the ultimate in vision care, Sunshine Optometry provides premium service and convenience. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions sections for more. Our doctors, Dr. Alice Sun, Dr. Mariana Salmasi, and Dr. Daniel Sjolund are clinical optometrists who value the highest standard of patient care and are licensed to treat glaucoma. Sunshine Optometry is an authorized retailer for a wide selection of popular prescription frames, sunglasses, safety glasses, and contact lenses. Since 1982, the office has provided comprehensive vision exams, medical eye exams, specialty contact lenses, and retinal photography. For more about our services, click here.
Meet Your Doctors
Alice Sun, OD
Studied at New England College of Optometry in Boston and University of California San Diego
Dr. Alice Sun is a therapeutic optometrist with glaucoma certification, and is trained in the treatment and management of eye diseases, specialty contact lenses, pediatrics, and preoperative and postoperative care of patients. Dr. Sun earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from the University of California San Diego. While in San Diego, she volunteered in multiple hospitals within the area and participated in medical trips to El Salvador to assist in underprivileged communities abroad. During her travels, Dr. Sun discovered her true passion and decided to pursue a career in optometry and earned her Doctorate from the New England College of Optometry. She is also a current member of the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association. Dr. Sun considers herself a true Southern California woman and enjoys exploring Los Angeles for new and exciting cuisines. She enjoys practicing yoga, hiking, and playing the piano. In her early career, Dr. Sun practiced in Beverly Hills where she developed close professional relationships with top experts and ophthalmologists. In December of 2016, she moved to Santa Clarita and adopted her new home along with the office of Dr. Allan D. Zeltser which has served the local community for over 35 years.
Mariana salmasi, OD
Studied at Western University of Health Sciences and University of California in Los Angeles
Dr. Mariana Salmasi is a therapeutic Optometrist with glaucoma certification, and is trained in the treatment and management of eye diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic management, macular degeneration, and ocular emergencies. She is also proficient in pediatrics, specialty contact lenses, corneal refractive therapy and the pre and post-operative care of patients. Dr. Salmasi co-manages patient care for LASIK and cataract surgery. Her passion for Optometry stemmed from her internship at Jules Stein Eye Institute and officer position at the UCLA Pre-Optometry club. Dr. Salmasi earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She then went on to pursue her Doctorate of Optometry degree from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry. Dr. Salmasi completed her internships at well-known offices in the Los Angeles area: a vision therapy office in Pasadena; ophthalmology offices in Burbank and Encino; and an Optometry office in Beverly Hills. In her spare time she enjoys art, traveling, and trying different cuisines.
Daniel Sjolund, od
Studied at New England College of Optometry in Boston and University of St. Thomas in Minnesota
Dr. Daniel Sjolund is a therapeutic optometrist with glaucoma certification and trained to treat a wide array of eye diseases. Dr. Sjolund was raised in Minnesota and received his Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Biochemistry from the University of St. Thomas. He continued to complete a Doctorate from the New England College of Optometry, and has practiced optometry throughout Massachusetts, Minnesota, and California. Dr. Sjolund is a current member of the American Optometric Association, and is skilled with low vision, pediatrics, and the surgical co-management of LASIK and cataracts. Dr. Sjolund has resided in Southern California for a number of years. He enjoys photography, martial arts, and music composition. Originally opened in 1982, Dr. Alice Sun and Dr. Daniel Sjolund are continuing Dr. Allan Zeltser's legacy of providing quality eye care to the local community.