ABOUT DR. DAVIDSON
John Davidson, MD specializes in tailoring your vision plan to accommodate your individual visual needs and wants, in order to provide you with optimal vision for life that maximizes your freedom from glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Davidson devotes his entire practice to refractive, cataract, lens replacement and microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). Dr. Davidson is singularly focused on delivering unsurpassed results and consequent to that commitment, he has performed over 40,000 successful sight-restoring procedures. His greatest honor is the trust his colleagues place in him by performing eye surgery on hundreds of medical doctors, eye surgeons and optometrists and their loved ones. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, also Chief Surgeon, Miramar LASIK Center in Camarillo, CA, and Director of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, at Miramar Eye Specialists Medical Group. He has been practicing 30 years in Ventura County, where he was the first surgeon on the Central Coast to perform Laser Lens Replacement by offering LenSx, ORA, Verion and Argos technologies to cataract surgery patients, the first surgeon to implant ReSTOR, ActiveFocus, Vivity and Clareon lens implants, as well as the first surgeon on the Central Coast to perform Allegretto EX500 laser and Ziemer Crystalline femtosecond 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. He was the second surgeon in the world to perform cataract surgery using a head-mounted 3D display 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 for the 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 to train new and experienced surgeons beginning and advanced level techniques. He has traveled to over 20 states in the past few years as guest lecturer for state and regional ophthalmology society meetings. He lectures to ophthalmology residency programs in Southern California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas on the topic of Intraocular Lens Power Calculation Strategies. Dr. Davidson has implanted over 9000 Advanced Technology Lenses since May 2005, including over 1000 PanOptix trifocal implants since launch in September 2019, performed over 7500 Laser Lens Replacements and over 7500 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 was AOA earning his medical doctorate with Highest Distinction (top 1%) from Indiana University in Indianapolis, Indiana, after being Phi Beta Kappa his junior year earning Bachelor of Arts degrees Magna Cum Laude in Biology and Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics 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 30 years. He volunteered to help the less fortunate with surgical missions to Albania, Fiji, Mexico, Venezuela and Vietnam.