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Dr. James A. Davies, M.D. is the Medical Director of Davies Eye Center and Surgical Eye Care Center, specializing in LASIK, Cataract, and other Refractive Surgeries.  Dr. Davies is an innovator, often introducing new technologies in the field of ophthalmology and has extensive surgical experience.

With a special emphasis on the Crystalens accomodating lens implant, he was the first in Southern California to implant the first generation Crystalens in 2003. In 2008 he was the first in the world to implant the FDA approved Crystalens HD500. This year Doctor Davies is proud to be 1 of 10 doctors in the US approved to implant the newest FDA approved lens the Trulign Toric for cataracts and astigmatism.

He has been a part of numerous studies becoming the Lead Investigator for the Crystalens HD 100 and HD 500 studies as well as the latest Trulign Toric study.

In 2016, he most recently implanted the new Technis Symfony IOL, a first-of-its-kind intraocular lens (IOL) for cataract treatment that provides vision at near, intermediate, and far distances as a multifocal IOL does, but with less of a halo and glare problem.

Dr. Davies is an innovator, often introducing new technologies in the field of ophthalmology. Over the years Dr. Davies has been involved in every aspect of cataract and refractive surgery, traveling the world to learn and teach the latest cataract and refractive surgery techniques. He has presented at multiple conventions for ophthalmologists, from San Juan, Puerto Rico, New York, Chicago and San Diego.

He has extensive surgical experience, having performed over 30,000 surgeries, including over 13,500 cataracts and lens implant procedures and 6,500 LASIK procedures.

  • Graduated from Brigham Young University with High Honors with Distinction and with the University Scholar designation, and was elected to the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Medical Degree with Honors, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Medical Internship & Ophthalmology Residency, Sinai Hospital/Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit, Michigan, where he served as Chief Resident

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We are located at 655 Laguna Drive, Carlsbad, CA  92008.