Personal Statement

Dr. Paul Dougherty is certified by the American board of Ophthalmology.  Paul J. Dougherty, M.D., medical director of Dougherty Laser Vision, is among the nation's most experienced and respected specialists when it comes to LASIK and other advanced vision correction procedures. In addition to serving as medical director at Dougherty Laser Vision (where he personally performs all laser vision surgery) he serves as an assistant clinical instructor of ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA's Geffen School of Medicine. He is also a principal investigator for FDA-approved clinical trials on the latest vision techniques and technologies.

Dougherty Laser Vision is the CLEAR CHOICE!
Why Choose Dougherty Laser Vision for your vision correction needs? Experience, advanced technology, uncompromising service and superior results are just a few of the reasons why we have grown to become Southern California's premiere source for advanced vision care.
When it comes to your correcting vision, you simply owe it to yourself to choose the best!


  • Cataracts
  • LASIK - Laser Eye Surgeons
  • Ophthalmologists


MD - UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA - June 1989 (Alpha Omega Alpha)

BA - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA - May 1985 (Summa cum laude graduate)



Fellowship - Refractive and Corneal Surgery, Phillips Eye Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota - July 1994

Residency - Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA - June 1993

Internship - UCLA Medical Center, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA - June 1990


Clincal Instructor of Ophthalmology
Jules Stein Eye Institute
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California

Dougherty Laser Vision accepts most common forms of payment, including all major credit cards. Financing with a range of extended payment plan options is also available through CareCredit.

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