Dr. Nelson T. Murata started his practice in 1983 shortly after graduating from the Pacific University School of Optometry in 1981. Born and raised in L.A., he has been providing patients with the highest level of care for over 35 years. A family man he loves spending time with his wife and children. He also enjoys fishing, riding his bike, and cleaning out his garage of old motorcycle parts!

An Outdoorsy, Mother of Two Who Loves Disney



Christina Womack, O.D.

A graduate of UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Dr. Womack joined Murata Eyecare in 1999. She practices comprehensive eye care, hard to fit contact lenses, and eye treatment for health conditions affecting the vision. A native of Ventura County, she loves camping with her husband and children when ever she can get away.

An Avid Hiker



Catherine Barker, O.D.



A graduate of the Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, Dr. Barker joined Murata Eyecare in 2010. She practices full scope optometry, pediatrics, fitting contacts, and treats medical complications in the eye such as glaucoma.


New Optometrist and Foodie



Karlyn Murata, O.D.



A graduate of Chicago for Optometry School at Illinois College of Optometry, Dr. Karlyn Murata who started with us part-time, is now practicing full-time. With the transition to our new office we finally have the space and ability to open her schedule and properly introduce her. Join us as we welcome our new optometrist.


Regardless of your age or physical health getting an annual eye exam is important.