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The Macy Eye Center was created to provide the highest quality eye care. We pride ourselves on treating patients professionally. We treat every patient as family, as we would expect to be treated. Each person comes to our office as an individual and we recognize the unique needs of each person. The goal of our efforts is to offer expert, honest opinions to all questions. In that environment, appropriate care decisions can be made.

Meet Dr. Macy

Jonathan Isaac Macy grew up in New Jersey. He earned his BA (Phi Beta Kappa) and MD at Boston University. After training in Ophthalmology at the Doheny Eye Institute of the University of Southern California, he established the Macy Eye Center adjacent to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. In addition to a busy office and surgery practice, Dr. Macy is an Associate Clinical Professor at both the USC and UCLA Schools of Medicine. He is the President of the Beverly Hills District of the Los Angeles County Medical Association. As the author of more than 100 Abstracts, Book Chapters and Papers, Dr. Macy has delivered more than 300 lectures around the world. He is a nationally recognized expert in cataract surgery, LASIK and medical legal matters. Learn more about Dr. Macy.

Expertise

 

Cataract

Cataract describes a clouding of the eye’s natural lens that affects almost all of us as we age. Cataract removal is one of the safest and most effective surgical procedures.

 

Research

In addition to teaching at both USC and UCLA, as well as publishing and speaking, Dr. Macy participates as Principal Investigator in a variety of research studies that involve both new and existing medications.

 

Legal

Dr. Macy is recognized as a national expert in medical legal matters. He has been certified by the State of California as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME). He is often consulted in matters of Personal Injury, Corporate Liability, and Medical Malpractice. Dr. Macy‘s advice is frequently sought by venture capital entities and investment houses regarding emerging products and technologies.

In the News

New Lens Technology

During cataract surgery, the eye’s natural lens is removed and replaced with a permanent lens implant called an intraocular lens (IOL). Traditional monofocal IOLs are designed to correct vision near or far. A new generation of IOLs, Multifocal and Accommodative, allow both distance and near objects to be seen clearly. For patients with astigmatism, new technologies allow us to treat the cataract and correct the astigmatism at the same time. 

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LASIK

LASIK to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism has evolved dramatically over the past 20 years. The laser is used to reshape the cornea, on the surface of the eye. All-laser LASIK is now available. The procedure time has been reduced to less than 30 seconds in most cases. 

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Headaches

Migraine may occur in up to 50% of people in their lifetime. There are many causes of migraine, but most cases occur without an identifiable reason. 

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Computers

Since complaints of eye discomfort and fatigue have become more frequent, safety concerns are receiving more attention. There is no convincing evidence that monitors are harmful to the eyes.

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Eye Nutrition

Good nutrition requires a diet with a healthy mixture of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals. 

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