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Inland Eye Specialists is the top vision care provider in Southern California. That’s because we have a team of eye doctors and staff that employs modern approaches and state-of-the-art vision and cosmetic technology with every procedure. We're here for you and work tirelessly to find the solution best-suited to meet your specific eye health needs. Let us help you achieve the quality of life you deserve.
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THE INLAND TEAMMeet Our Eye Doctors
John P. Carlson, M.D.
"My treatment recommendations are always based on sound research and proven results. And to ensure my patients are informed, comfortable and confident in the care they receive, I explain their individual vision needs and treatment options in a manner they will easily understand."View Doctor's Profile
Eric K. Chin, M.D.
Dr. Eric K Chin is a board certified ophthalmologist and a native of Northern California who joined Inland Eye Specialists in 2015. He graduated from the University of California Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in Bioengineering.View Doctor's Profile
Douglas H. Clements, M.D, F.A.C.S
"After 33 years of practicing in Fallbrook, I still look forward each day to interacting with patients and helping them with their visual needs. Getting to know you as an individual, discussing your concerns, taking the time to talk about the results of your exam, explaining your condition and informing you of your therapeutic options are what you can expect from me when under my care."View Doctor's Profile
Brooke A. Coleman, O.D.
"After researching optometry, including spending time with a family friend who is an optometrist, I discovered I simply loved the profession and the work involved. It's a career that allows me to help people by making an immediate positive impact on their lives."View Doctor's Profile
Jonathan M. Geller, O.D.
"Eye care can be greatly enhanced by establishing a bond between doctor and patient. In order to best understand a patient's visual needs, I must first understand my patient as a person and then great things can happen."View Doctor's Profile
R. Duncan Johnson, M.D.
“I feel fortunate to live in a time where technology and experience allow us to offer so many people an improved quality of life through better vision."View Doctor's Profile
Jeffrey M. Joseph, M.D.
“Your eyes serve as your introduction to the world. When considering facial rejuvenation, it is my belief that one must begin with the eyes. My philosophy and training enable me to refresh and rejuvenate your eyes and face with a natural appearance, and without looking as though you have had “work done.” I look forward to discussing your goals and working together to provide you the best experience and result possible.”View Doctor's Profile
Brett R. Larson, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Dr. Larson completed a residency specializing in Cornea and Contact Lenses at the Southern California College of Optometry where he received training in designing and fitting contact lenses for patients with irregular corneas including keratoconus, pellucid marginal degeneration, and corneal transplant patients.View Doctor's Profile
David S. McCleary, O.D., F.A.A.O.
"When my patients come in for their appointments, I want them to realize they are my number-one priority. It is my goal to have them receive my full and undivided attention and leave the office with all of their questions answered and concerns addressed."View Doctor's Profile
John J. McDiarmid, O.D.
"The eye is responsible for one of our most vital senses, and I've always been fascinated with it. In fact, my interest in the physiology of the eye and vision is what led me to the field of optometry. The eyes can tell us a lot about our overall health."View Doctor's Profile
Richard D. Pesavento, M.D.
Richard D. Pesavento, M.D. a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, received his medical degree from the University of California-Irvine in 1980. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at Brown University, after which he served a Fellowship in retina surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard School of Medicine.View Doctor's Profile
Barratt L. Phillips, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Barratt L. Phillips is a board certified ophthalmologist who has been practicing since 1995 and joined Inland Eye Specialists in 1999. He treats medical and surgical diseases of the eye and specializes in cataract surgery and refractive surgery.View Doctor's Profile
Robert C. Sorenson, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert C. Sorenson, M.D., Ph.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist. He received his medical degree and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan where he graduated Cum Laude. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Sorenson was a Fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program, while at the University of Michigan.View Doctor's Profile
Benjamin Cahoon, O.D.
Originally from Alberta, Canada Dr. Cahoon finds joy in helping others. His involvement and organization of mission trips to Tonga have allowed him to provide health services to those in need.View Doctor's Profile
Michael Cooper, O.D.
There is nothing more satisfying than solving vision problems for patients who have struggled with their sight.View Doctor's Profile
Sara Khandan, M.D.
This is a really exciting time to be in the field of glaucoma because patients have access to new technology that allows for early detection and improved treatment.View Doctor's Profile
J. Grant Tew, M.D., F.A.C.S.
"My goal with every patient is to preserve their sight; I will do everything in my power to achieve this. Equally important, I provide patients with compassionate, one-on-one care. After making a diagnosis, I will explain any recommended treatment and how it can help improve their vision in simple, easy-to-understand language."View Doctor's Profile
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