Welcome to Santa Barbara Eyecare. Drs. Douglas, Nina, and Cailyn Katsev and the entire Santa Barbara Eyecare team strive to provide the best in eye care services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our ophthalmology and optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an appointment at our office.
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Our fantastic optical staff is trained to cater to your vision needs.
After over 30 years of eye surgery and exams with Sansum Medical Foundation, Dr. Katsev was ready to start his own practice with his family. Welcome to the family of Santa Barbara Eyecare.
Dr. Ruck sees patients of all ages and types. She is licensed to treat and manage visual and medical conditions of the eye, including glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes, and cataracts.
Joseph Chen MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in laser-assisted and premium cataract surgery as well as the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma.
Dr. Carter Andersen is a graduate of Southern California College of Optometry and has been practicing primary care optometry in Santa Barbara and Goleta since 2011. A native of Santa Barbara, Dr. Andersen is an alumnus of both UC Santa Barbara and San Marcos High School.
Dr. April Huang grew up in Ventura County and attended UC Berkeley for undergrad and for optometry school (Go Bears!).
Dr. Katsev has been the most professional, thoroughly conscientious and caring that I’ve come across in all my years interacting with the medical industry. An excellent Ophthalmologist and person! Would recommend him to absolutely anyone.
I've been a patient of Dr. Katsev for the past 25 years and there is a reason I'd never go to anyone else, not only is he an expert in his field but he always goes above and beyond for his patients. Doug and the team at Santa Barbara Eyecare are a family that has supported me through my journey from glasses to Lasik and I couldn't be more thrilled with my vision post Lasik surgery. Highly recommend SB Eyecare!
I had LASIK surgery done by Dr. Katsev 12 years ago and it was by far the best decision I have ever made. The surgery was so quick and easy, I wish I would have had it done earlier! Dr. Katsev and his staff were wonderful and made the whole surgery relaxing and an enjoyable experience. Would recommend Dr. Katsev and LASIK to absolutely anyone.
Best Doctor in Santa Barbara! Did my cataract surgery four years ago and I no longer need glasses! Changed my life. Thanks Dr. Katsev
Doug Katsev is the best doctor I know. Years ago his quick and personal work saved my vision by quickly organizing me to have surgery to fix a detached retina. His new office is great!
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