Cataracts are one of the leading causes of vision loss in the world. Studies estimate that at least 50% of patients aged 80 and above will have already had a cataract removed or will have one developing.
Cataracts are often thought of as an unavoidable part of the aging process, but fortunately, there are treatments that can help patients to retain their vision. Not only retain but improve their vision. Cataract surgery can correct near, far and astigmatism with less than a 15 min operation.
We are delighted to be able to diagnose and treat cataracts at our eyecare center in Santa Barbara, CA.
Here at Santa Barbara Eyecare we are truly a family practice. Founding Doctor, Doug Katsev MD, and his wife Nina Katsev OD have over 40 years of eye care experience. The two of them started their medical training at Emory University. Douglas did his Residency in St Louis, MO while Nina did her Optometry training at the University Of Missouri. 25 years later Dr. Cailyn Katsev would graduate from the same Optometry school and eventually join the practice here in Santa Barbara. They are so excited to have you join the family.
The mission of our practice is to provide excellent full service medical and surgical eye care to the residents of the Santa Barbara area using the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques combined with a small town, personalized service.
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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