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Welcome to Eye Institute of Southern California
Your Ophthalmologist in Encino, California

Call us at (818) 650-2000 today.


Welcome to Eye Institute of Southern California in Encino. Dr. Shaden Sarafzadeh, M.D. and the Eye Institute of Southern California team strive to provide the best in Ophthalmology services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our Ophthalmology services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our office.

Patients throughout the Encino area come to Eye Institute of Southern California because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Sarafzadeh and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Eye Institute of Southern California, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions.

We are committed to bringing you exceptional medical and surgical eye care. We offer a wide range of services and have state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment to care for your eye health. We are dedicated to providing compassionate patient care to help improve your quality of life.

Dr. Shaden Sarafzadeh, M.D.
Encino
Ophthalmologist | Eye Institute of Southern California | (818) 650-2000

16311 Ventura Blvd, Suite 955
Encino, California 91436

meet the ophthalmologist

  • Dr.
    Shaden Sarafzadeh
    M.D.
    Dr. Shaden Sarafzadeh M.D. is an Ophthalmologist in Encino, CA providing complete eye care services for the surrounding communities. READ MORE

Testimonials

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  • ""The Eye Institute of Southern California is the best at what they do and make you feel right at home.""
    Henry C. / Encino, CA
  • "Dr. Sarafzadeh and her staff are courteous and very professional. I wholeheartedly recommend Eye Institute of Southern California!"
    Janet W. / La Jolla, CA

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