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 Center, recent research findings and innovations in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the retina.  Topic discussed include: macular degeneration, uveitis, and diabetic retinopathy.    By integrating this medical information into the practice patterns at Eye Specialists of Santa Barbara, Dr. Jacobson’s patient are receiving the benefit of the current medical science.  palm trees image


Dr. Doug Jacobson, MD provides state of the art medical and surgical eye care to our Santa Barbara community. A California native, Dr. Jacobson received his Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Colorado College, then taught in Costa Rica, at Yosemite Institute, and at the Colorado College. He earned his medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine and trained in Internal Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Jacobson completed specialty training in Ophthalmology at the University of Washington, including Harborview Trauma Center, Puget Sound Veterans Hospital and Seattle Childrens’ Hospital. These hospitals serve as referral centers for a five state area, providing an enormous breadth and intensity of training for selected physicians. Following completion of this training, Dr. Jacobson worked at a multi-specialty group in Seattle providing comprehensive ophthalmology care, including a high volume of cataract surgery.