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Doctors & Staff

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Luna Optometry a proud provider of vision care products and services in Calabasas.

Dr. Emily James

Dr. Emily James

Dr. Emily James is the owner of Luna Optometry. She earned her doctorate of optometry as a magna cum laude graduate of Southern California College of Optometry. With a bachelor’s degree in nutritional science and a passion for holistic wellness, Dr. James offers her patients a unique, modern approach to eyecare.

She is trained in the treatment and management of eye diseases, including glaucoma, chronic dry eye, macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. She also manages patients with ophthalmology performing cataract and refractive surgery pre-operative and post-operative examinations. Dr. James has participated in FDA clinical studies as a sub-investigator for the newest technologies in LASIK surgery and refractive corneal inlay procedures. Dr. James currently serves on the board of directors for the Los Angeles County Optometry Society.

Dr. James lives in Topanga Canyon with her husband and son where she enjoys hiking, practicing yoga, gardening and cooking.

Dr. Sandra Chou

Dr. Sandra Chou

Dr. Chou grew up in Vancouver, and earned her B.S. in Biological Sciences at the University of British Columbia. She then pursued her Doctorate of Optometry at the prestigious UC Berkeley School of Optometry, where she was awarded scholarships for clinical excellence and graduated with honors.

In addition to the UC Berkeley Eye Center, Dr. Chou has completed externships with strong emphasis in ocular disease at the Southern Oregon VA Rehabilitation Center, the Portland VA Medical Center, the UC Santa Cruz Health Center, and the UCSF-John Muir Outpatient Clinic. Dr. Chou is also passionate about community outreach and has volunteered at various schools throughout the East Bay to provide vision screenings for pre K and elementary school children.

Dr. Chou is a member of the California Optometric Association and is licensed to practice the highest level of optometry, which includes the use of diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents, the treatment and management of glaucoma, and lacrimal dilation and irrigation.


Mounia Halifa – Optician

Mounia has been in the optical industry since 2018 and with Luna Optometry since 2020. Her kindness and passion for eyewear has made her a perfect fit with our office. She specializes in frame styling, customized lens selection as well as glasses repairs and adjustments.

In her free time, Mounia enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and being outdoors.


Jeanne – Customer Service Specialist

Jeanne holds many years of medical office experience and has a passion for helping others. She takes pride in ensuring that patients feel comfortable with the decisions they make with their eye care and contact lens purchases.

She is bright, energetic, and committed to providing all patients with an enjoyable experience.