Meet Our Team

David Wirta, M.D.
David Wirta, M.D.Owner/ Ophthalmologist/ Plastic Surgeon
David Wirta, M.D., founded his practice 20 years ago with the highest level of ophthalmology experience and quality care in mind. Since then he has built his practice with optimal results and patient satisfaction. He has grown his practice through referrals from his satisfied patients and respected colleagues in the Orange County medical community.

Dr. David Wirta is a specialist in cosmetic eyelid surgery, eyelid and tear duct plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as medical diseases of the eye. After graduating with honors from UCLA medical school, he completed a surgical and medical internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He then completed a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA. Dr. Wirta then attained exclusive status as Fellow in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

As a specialist in cosmetic surgery of the eyelids and upper face, including endoscopic forehead lifts, Dr. Wirta has positioned himself as a community expert in the field. He is accomplished in surgical reconstruction of the delicate ocular tissues. He has expertise in Botox injections for facial wrinkles as a result of his 17 years of experience.

In 1998, Dr. Wirta founded the Eye Research Foundation, the West Coast’s premier center for pharmaceutical eye research. The foundation conducts clinical studies on glaucoma, blepharitis, eye allergy, dry eye and other eye conditions, and provides important data to the medical community. Each year, many promising eye treatments are tested under the direct supervision of Dr. David Wirta.

Dr. Wirta resides in Newport Coast with his wife, Linda, and his three children. His outside interests include skiing, fishing, golf and traveling abroad with his family.

Dr. Wirta believes in patient communication and personal attention to detail. A careful preoperative consultation and evaluation is the first step in addressing your cosmetic or reconstructive concerns.

In addition, his friendly, courteous and professional office staff will make sure that you are treated with the care, concern and compassion that you would expect from a world class medical facility.

We know that you have a choice when it comes to choosing an eye doctor and we work hard every day to make sure our patients feel assured and confident that they made the right decision for comprehensive eye care services every time they visit us.

Ira Vidor, M.D.
Ira Vidor, M.D.Oculoplastic Surgeon, Board-certified Ophthalmologist
Dr. Vidor is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has extensive experience with all eye diseases and conditions. His training at UT-Southwestern in Dallas, a pre-eminent training program for general ophthalmology residency, helped him to become a leader in eye care. Dr. Vidor offers expert care for all eye disorders, including glaucoma, dry eye, cataract evaluations and retina diagnosis.

Dr. Vidor is an expert oculoplastic surgeon in Orange County and greater Los Angeles area. He practices the full spectrum of cosmetic and reconstructive oculoplastic surgery. Committed to customizing the surgical experience of each patient, Dr. Vidor provides the highest quality of care in a comforting environment. His practice is focused on the procedures in which he is a leading surgeon, including blepharoplasty (eyelid lift/ eyelid surgery), ptosis repair (eyelid muscle surgery), ectropion repair (eyelids turning out), entropion repair (eyelids turning in), repair of lid retraction (eyelids too tight), tear duct surgery, reconstruction after eyelid skin cancer (such as MOHS reconstruction), and treating orbital diseases. Dr. Vidor specializes in revision of eyelid surgery after previous unsatisfactory plastic surgery, eye trauma, or cancer.

Dr. Vidor is one of fewer than 600 surgeons worldwide that has completed a fellowship in the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). He is board certified diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. His expertise in both oculoplastic surgery and ophthalmic microsurgery uniquely qualifies him to perform precise eyelid rejuvenation and reconstructive surgery while preserving visual function.

Dr. Vidor is a native of Orange County where he lives with his wife and two adorable daughters. He attended Fountain Valley High School. After earning High Honors at the UC Santa Barbara, he graduated valedictorian at the Chicago Medical School. He completed a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Texas – Southwestern.

To learn more about our services or to schedule a consultation please contact us or call 949.650.1863.

Jenny Ryan
Jenny RyanCertified Ophthalmic Assistant / Certified Clinical Research Coordinator / Phlebotomist
Jenny Ryan began her career in the medical field in 1992 and gained experience in both an Optometry office and as an assistant to two busy Orange County plastic surgeons before joining Dr. Wirta and Associates in 2007. Jenny loves the diversity of the medical field and the clinical research side of it as well. When she is not at work she is enjoying outdoor activities with family and friends.
Yvette Abbascia
Yvette AbbasciaClinical Research Coordinator
Yvette Abbascia , COA works as a Clinical Research Coordinator since joining Dr. Wirta + Associates in 2006. A dedicated pet lover and fitness enthusiast, Yvette owned a pet grooming shop and exercise studio prior to joining Dr. Wirta + Associates. Yvette enjoys working with patients and the benefits of performing clinical research. Her hobbies include hiking, spending time with her grandchildren, family and pets. Back to Top
Haley Fritz
Haley FritzFront Office Coordinator and Assistant Research Coordinator
Haley Fritz has served as Front Office Coordinator and Assistant Research Coordinator at Wirta + Associates since 2012. Prior to joining the practice, she worked as a Communications Coordinator for Union Savings Bank in Cincinnati, OH. Besides running the front office operations, Haley assists with coordinating patients for clinical research and helping to feel at ease when they step into the office. In her spare time, Haley enjoys cooking and baking at home for family and friends!
Heather Tyner
Heather TynerClinical Research Coordinator
Heather Tyner, CCRC serves as Clinical Research Coordinator for Wirta + Associates/Eye Research Foundation. Heather has a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services and is a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator. She joined Wirta + Associates in 2011 after serving as a front office supervisor at a cardiology practice in Fullerton. Heather enjoys performing clinical research with Dr. Wirta and his team. When Heather is not working with patients at the office she enjoys spending time with her two young children and her husband.
Kimberly Abbascia
Kimberly Abbascia
Kimberly Abbascia, COA, CCRC, earned a BA in Therapeutic Recreation from California State University at Long Beach and has since become a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant and a Certified Clinical Research Coordinator. She began her medical career in 2007, working for Wirta + Associates part time while she earned her bachelors’ degree. She joined the practice full time in 2010. Previously, she worked at LA County USC Health Care Network as a Recreational Therapist. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and traveling.