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  • 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

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  • "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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  • Allergies

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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