NVISION Eye CenterArezu Haghighi, M.D.

Arezu Haghighi, M.D. is a board certified ophthalmologist specializing in traditional and innovative therapies for the treatment of glaucoma.
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Arezu Haghighi, M.D., received her undergraduate B.S. degree in Bioengineering at the University of California Berkeley. She then completed a year of research training at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland prior to her medical school training at the prestigious University of California, San Francisco.

After completing her internship in Internal Medicine at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, she started her Ophthalmology Residency at LAC-USC Medical Center. In her final year she was honored to serve as a co-chief resident for the department. She then underwent an additional year of sub-specialized training by completing an advanced anterior segment and glaucoma fellowship at the renowned Moran Eye Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dr. Haghighi specializes in traditional and innovative glaucoma therapies including trabeculectomy, glaucoma drainage devices, all currently available Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgeries (MIGS) as well as routine and complex cataract surgeries (secondary lenses, traumatic cataracts, etc).

Dr. Haghighi has published and presented at national conferences. She is passionate about global health and has completed international projects in Thailand, India, and Iran. She is fluent in conversational Spanish and Farsi.

Surgeon Credentials
  • Education

    B.S., Bioengineering - University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

    M.D. - University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

  • Board Certification

    American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Honors and Awards

    Award for Excellent Young Ophthalmologist

    Alta California Eye Research Foundation Scholarship

    Dean's Fellowship Award

    University Medal Nominee

    Bioengineering Department Citation Award Nominee

    Bioengineering Honor Society

    Golden Key National Honor Society

    Dean's Honor List

    UC Berkeley Regents' and Chancellor's Scholar

  • Professional Training

    Internship, Internal Medicine - University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

    Residency, Ophthalmology - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

    Fellowship, Glaucoma & Anterior Segment Surgery - Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City, UT

  • Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

Participating Locations
NVISION® Eye Centers – Miramar Eye - Camarillo
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NVISION® Eye Centers – Miramar Eye - Oxnard
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NVISION® Eye Centers – Miramar Eye - Santa Paula
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