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Julio Narvaez, M.D.
Julio Narvaez, M.D. specializes in Ophthalmology, Surgery, Cataract and Refractive, Corneal surgery at Loma Linda University Medical Center.
  • Accepting new patients: Yes
  • Accepting children: Yes

Primary Office Location:
  • Office:
  • 11370 Anderson Street
  • Suite 1800
  • Loma Linda, 92354
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  • Phone:
  • (909) 558-2180
  • Office Hours:
  • Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

  • Comments:

    Reviewer for journal Ophthalmology, October 2003 to present.
    Reviewer for the Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, June 2005 to present.
    Reviewer for Jounal of Cornea, January 2005 to present.
    Principal investigator, Loma Linda University site for LUX cyclosporine implant FDA trials for the prevention of corneal rejection 2007 to present.
    Principal investigator, Loma Linda University site for NIDEK EC5000 excimer laser for hyperopia and hyperopia astigmatism LASIK FDA trials from October 2003 to 2005.
    Kim D, Narvaez J, Krassin J, Bahjri K. A Comparison of VISX WaveScan aberrometer with the NIDEK OPD-Scan. Accepted for publication to Journal of Refractive Surgery, 2008.
    Tokuhara KG, Rauser M, Narvaez J. Short Term Visual Outcomes of the Alcon Toric Intraocular Lens Sunday Apr 27, 2008 11:00 AM - 12:45. ARVO Abstract.
    Fant B, Waring III GO, Fisher J, Tanchel N, Phillips S, Narvaez J. Laser in situ keratomileusis for spherical hyperopia and hyperopic astigmatism using the NIDEK EC-5000 excimer laser. Journal of Refractive Surgery, February 2008;24:123-136.
    Christensen A, Narvaez J, Zimmerman G. Comparison of corneal thickness measurement by ultrasound pachymetry, Konan non-contact optical Pachymetry and Orbscan pachymetry. Accepted for publication, Journal of Cornea, 2008.
    Narvaez J, Cherwik H, Stulting RD, Waldron R, Zimmerman G, Wessels IF, Waring GO. Comparison of biometry with high-precision immersion ultrasound and partial coherence interferometer, and accuracy of intraocular lens power prediction. Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers & Imaging,, 2008;39:30-34.
    Narvaez J. Iris fixation of intraocular lenses. Video Journal Ophthalmology, Fall 2007.
    Beckendam P, Narvaez J, Agarwal M. Case of corneal melting associated with the use of topical nepafenac. Jounal of Cornea, 2007; 26:1002-1003.
    Pereira CD, Narvaez J, King JA, Seery LS, Gimbel HV. Late-onset Traumatic Dislocation With Central Tissue Loss of Laser In Situ Keratomileusis Flap.
    Journal of Cornea, 2006; 25:1107-1110.
    Narvaez J, Chakrabarty A, Chang K. Treatment of epithelial ingrowth after LASIK enhancement with a combined technique of mechanical debridement, flap suturing, and fibrin glue application. Journal of Cornea, 2006; 25:1115-1117.
    Narvaez J, Zimmerman G, Chang D, Stulting RD. Accuracy of intraocular lens power prediction using the Hoffer Q, Holladay 1, Holladay 2, and SRK/T formulas. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2006; 32:2050-3.
    Mitchel A, Kronberg BP, Narváez J, Zimmerman G. An evaluation of pupillometry with the Procyon and Neuroptics units. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2006; 32:1926-1931.
    Narvaez J, Wong W. Chapter 6, Eye. Moses, Banks JC, Nava PB, Petersen D, eds. Atlas of Clinical Gross Anatomy. Elsevier Mosby, Barcelona, Spain 2005; ISBN: 0323037445. Textbook was winner of the Association of American Publishers R.R. Hawkins Award for the Outstanding Professional, Reference or Scholarly Work, Washington, DC 2005; and winner of The Richard Asher Prize of The Society of Authors and The Royal Society of Medicine Book Awards, London, England 2006.

Doctor's Profile

Gender: Male

Medical Specialty:


Surgery, Cataract and Refractive

Corneal surgery

Conditions Treated:


Refractive errors, corneal diseases

Procedures Performed:

Lasik Surgery

Cornea Transplantation

Cataract removal

Multifocal intraocular lens implants

Toric and accommodative intraocular lenses

Endothelial keratoplasty

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Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Internship: Loma Linda University Medical Center

Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center

Fellowship: Emory University

Certificate: American Board of Opthalmology

Other: National Board of Medical Examiners

Philosophy of Care:

Our patients deserve the best care available, and it is our duty to provide it with a competent human touch.

Clinical Interest:

Cataract, Refractive, and Corneal Surgery.


Spending time with young family, medical research, physical fitness, teaching.