Santa Barbara Ophthalmologists

Speciality: Ophthalmologist

515 E Micheltorena St d, Santa Barbara, CA 93103, USA

(805) 963-4272

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Stuart R. Winthrop, MD, FACS, is a nationally recognized, board-certified ophthalmologist who has been at the forefront of laser vision correction in Santa Barbara for more than 20 years. A Harvard-trained eye surgeon, he has successfully performed over 10,000 LASIK procedures. Dr. Winthrop served as... More
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About the Santa Barbara Ophthalmologist Directory
The Santa Barbara Ophthalmologist Directory provides a resource for you to review the background and experience of California eye doctors in your area.

Choosing the Best Santa Barbara Ophthalmologist in California
An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of various eye conditions. An ophthalmologists can perform eye exams, diagnose and treat eye diseases, and perform surgery to improve vision.

Some examples of eye conditions commonly treated by Santa Barbara ophthalmologists include:

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Dry Eye
  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy

In addition, many ophthalmologist perform laser eye surgery to correct refractive errors. LASIK is one type of laser eye procedure that is commonly performed for the correction of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. Santa Barbara ophthalmologists who perform LASIK may also perform laser eye procedures such as PRK, LASEK and Epi-LASIK. They may also offer non-laser alternatives to LASIK, and variations of LASIK such as monovision LASIK to address presbyopia, or custom LASIK using wavefront technology.

Your Next Step: Consult with a Santa Barbara Ophthalmologist
To determine if you are an appropriate candidate for LASIK eye surgery or another procedure, contact a Santa Barbara ophthalmologist for a consultation and comprehensive eye examination.