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Dr. John Godrat Rezapour, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. John Rezapour is an optometrist practicing in Encino, CA. Dr. Rezapour specializing in providing eye care services to patients. As an optometrist, Dr. Rezapour performs eye exams, tests vision, corrects vision by prescribing eye glasses or contacts, detects certain eye disorders and manages and treats vision problems. Optometrists often work closely with ophthalmologists who may need to further treat patients with surgical procedures.
16 years Experience
Dr. John Godrat Rezapour, MD
  • Encino, CA
  • King Drew and Harbor UCLA res
  • Accepting new patients

My eye looks different because of my astigmatism. Anything I can do?

LASIK or PRK is the easiest way to remove astigmatism. We must evaluate the patient before we perform LASIK to rule out corneal diseases.

What is causing eye watering in my son?

Tear duct stenosis or obstruction is the main reason for tearing in kids. Trear duct intubation is the best way to treat him

Why do I feel cloudy vision when exposed to bright colors?

Cataract is the main cause of glare and cloudiness in these conditions in the elderly. But, if you are young, it could be dry eye syndrome or astigmatism.

Problems with eyes after Cataract surgery

You may have ROSACEA, which is skin inflammation on the chick and around eyes. or you may have severe BLEPHARITIS. The worst scenario could be DEMODEX which is a bug living around READ MORE
You may have ROSACEA, which is skin inflammation on the chick and around eyes. or you may have severe BLEPHARITIS. The worst scenario could be DEMODEX which is a bug living around the lashes root. All those conditions can be responsible for your eyes condition. I recommend you to see a CORNEA specialist.

Are colored lenses bad for the eyes?

Any form of contact lenses is bad for your eyes in the long run, but for a short time or once in a while, usage is OK. Meanwhile, I have to mention that clean handling and good READ MORE
Any form of contact lenses is bad for your eyes in the long run, but for a short time or once in a while, usage is OK. Meanwhile, I have to mention that clean handling and good care is very important to keep your eyes healthy.

What causes retinal disorders in a person?

This is a genetic disease. We usually treat them with a different type of injection if it is a wet macular degeneration. For the dry macular degeneration, we teach our patients READ MORE
This is a genetic disease. We usually treat them with a different type of injection if it is a wet macular degeneration. For the dry macular degeneration, we teach our patients to have a special diet and AREDS formula.

Are diabetics at a higher risk for developing cataracts?

Yes, diabetic patients are at a higher risk for developing cataract and glaucoma in case of involvement of the retina, is called diabetic retinopathy.

Are there any treatment for bulging eyes?

If it is due to a disease like hyperthyroidism or orbital mass, we can treat it with surgical intervention. If it is due to shallow orbit which is a congenital and genetic deviation READ MORE
If it is due to a disease like hyperthyroidism or orbital mass, we can treat it with surgical intervention. If it is due to shallow orbit which is a congenital and genetic deviation we would not touch it.

Can lupus make me blind?

For sure not if you keep your lupus under reasonable control and follow your rheumatologist orders. Meanwhile see your ophthalmologist at least once a year.

Are there drops available to treat dry eyes?

Dry eye syndrome is a chronic illness. we can not cure this kind of diseases, but we can treat them. Most of the time we must treat the cause of the dryness. For example, eyelid READ MORE
Dry eye syndrome is a chronic illness. we can not cure this kind of diseases, but we can treat them. Most of the time we must treat the cause of the dryness. For example, eyelid malposition, blepharitis, rosacea, Demodex, post LASIK dryness and so on. Nanotears group eyedrops are the most effective eyedrops for dry eye syndrome.