Welcome to Richard Burns, M.D.
Practice with the latest technology in order to deliver the best results.
As a premier San Diego ophthalmologist, Dr. Burns is dedicated to excellence in laser vision correction. One of the best LASIK surgeons in San Diego, California, he has outfitted his practice with the latest technology in order to deliver the best results to his San Diego and surrounding-area patients.
Dr. Burns offers a variety of leading-edge procedures that have helped numerous patients achieve their vision correction goals.
Dr. Burns is thrilled to be among the few eye surgeons in San Diego and Temecula to offer laser cataract surgery with the advanced LenSx Laser. This sophisticated laser allows for unprecedented precision and eliminates some of the more invasive steps associated with cataract surgery, allowing Dr. Burns to deliver safe and accurate results.
Thanks to the LenSx laser, our patients that undergo laser cataract surgery in San Diego can now achieve clearer vision than ever before.
Dr. Burns is a former Chief of Ophthalmology and former Chief of Surgery at Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, and a former Chief of the Department of Ophthalmology at Sharp Cabrillo Hospital. Dr. Burns has published numerous scientific articles in a wide variety of medical journals and is a frequent guest lecturer about advancements in refractive and cataract surgery.
He is an active member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and a Fellow in the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Laser cataract surgery is the removal of cataracts through the use of laser technology.