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Dr. Julio Narvaez, M.D.

Riverside LASIK Surgeon
Dr. Julio Narvaez, M.D.

Dr. Julio Narvaez, M.D.

Trusted LASIK Surgeons
Dr. Julio Narvaez, M.D.

Dr. Julio Narvaez, professor, Cornea, Anterior Segment, and Refractive Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology, Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University Health Care (LLUHC) Department of Ophthalmology- LASIK

Serving patients in Riverside, Loma Linda, San Bernardino, Rancho Cucamongo, and throughout the Inland Empire in California as well as Palm Springs.


Credentials and Qualification
Professional Credentials
Additional Career Highlights
Charitable Activities

Loma Linda University Health Care (LLUHC)
Department of Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
Contact Dr. Julio Narváez’s office at the Department of Ophthalmology of Loma Linda University Health Care

Direct: (909) 558-2154

Loma Linda University 
Health Care Ophthalmology

11370 Anderson, Suite 1800
Loma Linda, CA 92354

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Special discount* on LASIK and other elective surgery procedures offered by Dr. Narváez's
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Credentials and Qualifications

Dr. Julio Narváez has extensive qualifications that Trusted LASIK Surgeons estimates place him among the top LASIK and laser eye surgery, refractive and cataract surgeons in the United States.

Dr. Narváez's qualifications and credentials as one of the top LASIK and cataract surgeons include:


  • First eye surgeon in North America using a regulatory approved device to remove a cataract by laser. The procedure is known as Dodick Laser Photolysis.
  • Over 10 years experience in laser vision surgery, including LASIK
  • Over 14 years experience in refractive surgery (laser vision, lens implants and RK)
  • Over 16 years experience in cataract surgery (including cataract surgery with lens implants)
  • Performed over 2,000 LASIK and laser vision procedures
  • Performed over 5,000 cataract surgery procedures
  • Principal investigator for LUX cyclosporine implant FDA trials for the prevention of corneal rejection
  • Principal investigator for NIDEK EC5000 excimer laser for hyperopia (farsightedness) and hyperopia astigmatism LASIK FDA trials

Premier Patient Care

  • “All-Laser” LASIK (bladeless) using the IntraLase laser
  • Wavefront Based (“Custom”) LASIK and PRK laser eye surgery
  • Use of iLASIK Procedure- WaveScan Technology, IntraLase, and Visx Advanced CustomVue treatments
  • Offers complete refractive surgery care
    • LASIK and PRK laser eye surgery
    • Intraocular lens implant surgery (IOLs) including Refractive Lensectomy (RLE) or Clear Lensectomy (CLE) using monofocal lenses, multifocal lenses, and accommodating lenses, as well as phakic implants and toric implants
    • Corneal Transplants
    • Other vision correction surgery: Endothelial Keratoplasy(CK) and Limbal Relaxing Incisions
    • Cataract Eye Surgery (including cataract surgery with lens implants)
  • Management of complications of surgery for new patients who had problems from a LASIK or another vision correction or cataract surgery performed by another doctor
  • Other eye surgeons, optometrists, opticians, employees of companies that specialize in refractive surgery instrumentation or their family members have had their LASIK and other refractive procedures or cataract surgery performed by Dr. Narváez

Professional Credentials

Additional Career Highlights

  • Fluent in Spanish and English
  • Walter E. Macpherson Research Society Outstanding Student Research Supervisor, 2007.
  • Best Paper of the Session award at the ASCRS annual meeting, March
    2006, San Francisco, CA
  • Best Doctors's in America

Charitable Activities

  • Volunteer Surgeon, Canvasback Missions, Island of Yap, Federated Republic of Micronesia
  • Volunteer Surgeon, Lusaka Eye Hospital, Zambia, Africa
  • Volunteer, Mercy Ships
    • Provided surgical and medical eye care in Belize, Central America.CA
  • Led ophthalmology, medical and construction team to Buca Bay, Fiji, to provide surgical eye care, general medical care, and maintenance of school buildings
  • Provided medical and surgical eye care at Maluti Adventist Hospital in Lesotho, Africa
  • Assisted in the medical and surgical care of patients at Hôpital de Mugonero, Rwanda, Africa
  • Leader in proposing, planning, and participating in trip to Tuxpan, Mexico, to render medical, dental, and optometric care to geriatric patients
  • Volunteer at California Institute for Men Prison Ministries
    • California Medical Facility, Vacaville
    • San Joaquin County Jail


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