Richard J. Leung, M.D.

About Richard J. Leung, M.D.

Dr. Richard Leung, founder of the San Diego Eye & Laser Center, was one of the first surgeons in San Diego to perform LASIK surgery and is an expert in refractive surgery. Today, Dr. Leung continues his tradition of excellence by offering routine and specialized vision care with an emphasis on bladeless LASIK, corneal and laser-assisted cataract surgery. “We deliver individualized treatment for each patient with an emphasis on professional and reliable care,” Dr. Leung says. “To ensure the best possible outcome, I perform every procedure myself and provide all the pre-operative and post-operative care. This commitment to excellence and attention to detail is what sets us apart.” A board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Leung completed training at the University of California San Diego, University of Southern California and Johns Hopkins University. Selected as one of the “Top-Rated Physicians in America,” he is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the International Society of Refractive Surgery. Dr. Leung has performed thousands of laser vision correction procedures and captured the attention of people worldwide when he performed the world’s first live LASIK procedure on the Internet. He was also one of the first eye surgeons in the country to perform cataract surgery using the femtosecond laser. In addition, Dr. Leung offers many remarkable new options for cataract patients including advanced technology intraocular lenses (ATIOLs), which allow patients to become less dependent upon glasses and contact lenses. San Diego Eye & Laser Center is a comprehensive vision facility offering routine eye care, examinations for glasses and contact lenses, as well as a full optical shop containing a variety of designer frames and sunglasses. Many physicians, celebrities and professional athletes have turned to Dr. Leung to provide their eye care. When patients choose Dr. Leung, they will benefit from an eye surgeon who combines thirty years of surgical experience with the newest technology and a trustworthy, compassionate bedside manner.

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