Dr. Yaghouti is a leading corneal and refractive surgery specialist educating eye surgeons from all over the world about the most recent advances in refractive surgery. He is proud to have been the choice of fellow physicians and their wives when seeking a refractive specialist in the area of laser vision correction.
A Phi Beta Kappa high honors graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Yaghouti received his medical degree with distinction from the University of Southern California. He was a resident and chief resident of ophthalmology at Georgetown University Medical Center where he performed his first refractive procedure in 1995. He is one of only a handful of ophthalmologists who have completed a formal two-year fellowship specializing in Refractive Surgery, Cornea and External Eye disease at the renowned Harvard Medical School. In fact, he is the only certified refractive surgery specialist from Harvard Medical School in the state of California. Following his fellowship, Dr. Yaghouti joined the Laser Eye Center where he acted as the chief surgeon and performed thousands of laser vision correction procedures. Later, he became the president and the medical director of Global Laser Vision San Diego LASIK Center.