About Michael J. Paveloff, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Michael J. Paveloff

Dr. Michael Paveloff is a Board Certified ophthalmologist and has practiced eye care in the Santa Barbara community since1996. He received his Bachelor’s Degree with honors from the University of California, Irvine and his Medical Degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago. Dr. Paveloff completed his internship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Chicago. During his residency, he was honored with the prestigious Harvey Z. Klein Award for Excellence in Patient Care.

Dr. Paveloff is trained and certified to perform laser vision correction for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism with the very latest technologies including CustomVue and IntraLase. Among the first surgeons to perform LASIK in the Tri-Counties, he was recently selected one of the Top 100 LASIK Surgeons in the United States by LaserVision. Dr. Paveloff continues to lecture nationally on the latest advancement and techniques in LASIK laser vision correction.

A leading innovator in cataract surgery, Dr. Paveloff was the first surgeon in Santa Barbara to implant the ReSTOR multifocal lens. He offers the latest in multifocal and accommodative lenses to cataract and presbyopic patients. Dr. Paveloff is a frequent guest speaker on the advancements in cataract surgery.

Dr. Paveloff offers comprehensive eye care including:

  • LASIK
  • PRK
  • Small incision Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Comprehensive Eye Exams
  • Blepharoplasty – eyelid lifts
  • Botox