ABOUT DR. DAVIDSON
John Davidson, MD is Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA; Chief Surgeon, Miramar LASIK Center in Camarillo, CA; Director of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, at Miramar Eye Specialists Medical Group, Lynn Eye Medical Group, and Conejo Simi Eye Medical Group. He has performed more than 37,000 refractive and cataract procedures in the 27+ years he has been in practice in Ventura County, where he was the first surgeon on the Central Coast to perform Laser Lens Replacement by offering LenSx, ORA, and Verion technologies to cataract surgery patients, as well as the first surgeon on the Central Coast to perform Allegretto EX500 laser technology for LASIK patients. He was the first surgeon in the nation to implant PanOptix, the first and only FDA-approved trifocal lens implant, using NGENUITY 3D Heads-Up Visualization System. Dr. Davidson is a nationally recognized leader and instructor in the use of advanced technology lenses, lasers and other devices for Lens Replacement, and serves as National Director American Academy of Ophthalmology Laser Cataract Surgery Skills Transfer Course since 2015, and Instructor for the ASCRS Femtosecond Laser Cataract Skills Sessions since 2015. Dr. Davidson works with laser and lens implant manufacturers to continuously update and improve products, hardware and software. He regularly instructs the national courses on LenSx as well as the national courses on ORA. He has traveled to over 20 states in the past few years as guest lecturer for state and regional ophthalmology society meetings. Dr. Davidson has implanted over 7500 Advanced Technology Lenses since May 2005, performed over 5000 Laser Lens Replacements and over 5000 ORA Assisted cases since May 2013. He was the first doctor in any specialty in Ventura County to be awarded the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors, and has been nominated by other Los Angeles area ophthalmologists for this title every year since 2013. Dr. Davidson earned his medical doctorate with Highest Distinction (top 1%) from Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana, after earning Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biology and Chemistry from Indiana University in Bloomington, also with Highest Distinction (top 1%). He completed a residency in ophthalmology at Indiana University in Indianapolis and was awarded a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the prestigious Jules Stein Institute at UCLA, where he won the Fellowship Research Award, and has continued to teach residents and fellows for the past 27+ years. He volunteered to help the less fortunate with surgical missions to Albania, Fiji, Mexico, Venezuela and Vietnam.