9428 Valley Blvd Valley Blvd
Dr. Lai is very knowledgeable and experienced when it comes to eye care and treatment. The best thing I like about him is: he is very detail oriented and pays attention to every little things with utmost care and sincerity. At timShow morees he goes out of his way for the well-being of the patient and I appreciate that a lot.
Dr. Lai was excellent and efficient. I felt very listened-to and cared-for. He answered all of my questions and assuaged my anxieties about an eye issue I was having. He goes above and beyond in the care and thoughtfulness he provShow moreides. He always provides the highest standard of care. I recommend him highly.
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Elson Lai, MD, is a board-certified eye physician and surgeon and proud to serve men and women throughout the San Gabriel Valley at Rosemead Eye Center in Rosemead, California. A product of nearby Arcadia High School, Dr. Lai went on to graduate Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in molecular and cell biology. It was as an undergraduate at UC Berkeley that he first developed a fascination with the eyes.
After graduation, Dr. Lai attended the Chicago Medical School where he was awarded Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, which is given to the top 10% of medical students. He then completed his internship in internal medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, where he served as surgical chief. This is the largest program in the country and known for its high surgical volume and pathology.
Dr. Lai trained in a number of innovative surgical techniques during his ophthalmology residency, including intraocular lens implantation during cataract surgery. His residency class was the first to start using the multifocal and toric lens as residents. This technique involves replacing the natural lens with advanced technology lenses. These lenses not only fix cataracts but correct astigmatism, near or farsightedness, and presbyopia, thus allowing patients to be less dependent on glasses.
Dr. Lai’s interests include cataract and refractive surgery, macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, and treatment and management of glaucoma. He belongs to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology. His volunteer work includes providing free eye exams to the community at the Taiwanese Lions Club of San Gabriel Valley, going on Medical Missions, and training ophthalmology residents at LAC+USC Medical Center.
It’s Dr. Lai’s philosophy that his patients deserve the same quality of care that he’d provide for his own family. He’s excited to be back in Southern California and providing compassionate care that uses the most cutting-edge techniques available.
Comprehensive Eye Exams
Dry Eye Treatments
Rosemead Eye Center
9428 Valley Blvd Valley Blvd
Rosemead, CA, 91770
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Everyone is courteous and helpful, and Dr. Lai is so smart and attentive.
Dr. Lai was excellent and efficient. I felt very listened-to and cared-for. He answered all of my questions and assuaged my anxieties about an eye issue I was having. He goes above and beyond in the care and thoughtfulness he provides. He always provides the highest standard of care. I recommend him highly.
Dr Lai examined my eyes thoroughly and explained how I should care for my vision.
Couldn’t ask for a better experience. Everyone was wonderful!
Dr Lai is thorough and I felt he gave me a clear explanation regarding the treatment and examination.
Great doctor, sweet staffs, helped my problem, best of the best.
Fantastic experience. Highly, highly recommend!
Dr Lai take care of his patient. I have mess up with my insurance document but he went back to his office even it was already close to get it resolve. I really appreciate it. He deserves the 5 stars
Dr. Lai is always very detail oriented and caring.
I've been coming to Dr. Lai for the past 3 years and will continue to do so! Great service!
Great doctor. Excellent service.
Dr. Lai is very knowledgeable and experienced when it comes to eye care and treatment. The best thing I like about him is: he is very detail oriented and pays attention to every little things with utmost care and sincerity. At times he goes out of his way for the well-being of the patient and I appreciate that a lot.
Glad I found this great Dr
Dr Lai and his staff are awesome.
I recieved the information I needed to understand the flucuations of my sight.