Dropless Cataract Surgery

Dr. Doug Jacobson M.D. has partnered with Imprimis Pharmaceuticals to offer dropless cataract surgery for his patients. Dropless cataract surgery is a single-use injectable formulation of antibiotic and steroid administered at the end of cataract surgery to reduce or eliminate…

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Eclipse Viewers Risk Solar Retinopathy

The August 21st 2017 Solar Eclipse was certainly an exciting piece of history to be a part of. Unfortunately, some people who did not take the correct safety precautions may become afflicted with 'eclipse blindness' or solar retinopathy. The retina…

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Myopia, Hyperopia, Astigmatism

What is the difference between myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), and astigmatism? This is a common question asked at Eye Specialists of Santa Barbara. All three conditions are influenced by the eye’s cornea which passively bends (or refracts) light. The cornea is the…

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Dr. Jacobson MD attends Retina Meeting

On Saturday September 26th 2015, Dr. Jacobson MD attended the 14th Annual Retina Update Symposium in Santa Barbara.  At the conference, Dr. Jacobson discussed with other leading experts in the field of opthalmology, including Steven Yeh MD of Emory Eye…

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ASCRS Glaucoma Day

Dr. Jacobson, M.D. attended the 2015 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) conference, focusing on medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma. At the conference, he was able to talk with other leading glaucoma and cataract surgeons from around the country about…

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