Jonathan Davidorf, MD

Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology

7320 Woodlake Avenue, West Hills, CA 91307, USA

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Jonathan M. Davidorf, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist and Director of the Davidorf Eye Group in Los Angeles, California, where he specializes in laser vision correction and cataract/lens implant surgery. He is an assistant clinical professor at UCLA’s Stein Eye Institute and has served as Director of Surgeon Training for Refractec, Inc., Chief Ophthalmologist for the Women’s World Cup, and Co-Director of Friends of Vision Foundation, a nonprofit organization that provides medical and surgical ophthalmologic care to underdeveloped nations. Dr. Davidorf was an Academic All-American at the University of California, Berkeley; he continued his training at the University of California, San Diego, UCLA, and The Ohio State University. He completed an international fellowship in refractive surgery in South America, where he researched and helped develop LASIK and other refractive surgery techniques, several years before their approval in the United States.

Education

  • MD: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

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LASIK – Frequently Asked Questions

Patients often ask, well, what if I move my eye? I don’t want to not see well, because I did something wrong, doc, what can I do to make sure that that doesn’t happen? Well,...

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LASIK – Surgery Overview

In essence, LASIK is like sculpting a diamond. We’re creating a pair of glasses in the patient’s eye. We’re allowing the changed curvature, the new shape of the patient’s cornea to allow the light to...

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Cataracts – Surgery Overview

Cataracts are treated by cataract surgery and what that is is a lens exchange, so we’re taking the cloudy lens out of the eye and putting in a clear lens implant in its place. It...

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Cataracts – Dry Eye Symptoms

One of the most common things that we’ll see are patients with dry eyes. The dry eye patient will come in maybe complaining of a grittiness, kind of like there’s a grain of sand in...

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Diabetic Cataracts

Diabetics (particularly those in whom the blood sugar levels are not really well controlled) can develop earlier cataracts than is normal. Cataracts happen when the lens of the eye gets cloudy. Diabetics can get a...

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Retinopathy & Your Vision

Dr. Jonathan Davidorf explains how diabetic retinopathy can affect a patient’s daily life – with effects ranging from showing no symptoms to completely impaired vision.

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Jonathan Davidorf, MD

11 months ago

Videos

Retinopathy & Your Vision

Dr. Jonathan Davidorf explains how diabetic retinopathy can affect a patient’s daily life – with effects ranging from showing no symptoms to completely impaired vision.

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Videos

LASIK – Frequently Asked Questions

Patients often ask, well, what if I move my eye? I don’t want to not see well, because I did something wrong, doc, what can I do to make sure that that doesn’t happen? Well,...

Watch and Share

Videos

LASIK – Surgery Overview

In essence, LASIK is like sculpting a diamond. We’re creating a pair of glasses in the patient’s eye. We’re allowing the changed curvature, the new shape of the patient’s cornea to allow the light to...

Watch and Share

Videos

Cataracts – Surgery Overview

Cataracts are treated by cataract surgery and what that is is a lens exchange, so we’re taking the cloudy lens out of the eye and putting in a clear lens implant in its place. It...

Watch and Share

Videos

Cataracts – Dry Eye Symptoms

One of the most common things that we’ll see are patients with dry eyes. The dry eye patient will come in maybe complaining of a grittiness, kind of like there’s a grain of sand in...

Watch and Share

Videos

Diabetic Cataracts

Diabetics (particularly those in whom the blood sugar levels are not really well controlled) can develop earlier cataracts than is normal. Cataracts happen when the lens of the eye gets cloudy. Diabetics can get a...

Watch and Share
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