NVISION Eye CenterRichard Leung, M.D.

Dr. Richard Leung is an internationally recognized ophthalmologist specializing in refractive and laser eye surgery. He has pioneered Laser in-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) and has performed thousands of laser vision correction procedures.
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Dr. Leung taught LASIK techniques to eye surgeons from around the world and in fact, other physicians, optometrists and ophthalmologists have selected him to perform their LASIK.

Dr. Leung gained fame and captured the attention of people worldwide when he performed the world's first live Internet LASIK procedure. He has received numerous awards including the Ioptex Award for Innovative Techniques in Eye Surgery and the USC Newburn Award for Research Excellence in Ophthalmology. He has the distinction of being chosen as one of the "Top-Rated Physicians in America."

Dr. Leung is a board-certified ophthalmologist who completed his training at the University of California San Diego, University of Southern California and John Hopkins University. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and of the International Society of Refractive Surgery.

Surgeon Credentials
  • Education

    1981 M.D., University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

  • Board Certification

    Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Ophthalmology

    American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

    International Society of Refractive Surgeons

    European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery

    San Diego County Medical Society

  • Professional Training

    1981 Fellowship, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

    1982 Internship, UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, California

    1986 Residency, Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California

Participating Locations
NVISION® Eye Centers – San Diego Eye and Laser Center
3075 Health Center Drive, #403 San Diego, CA. 92123
858-278-9900 Learn More
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