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Santiago Villazon, MD

Meet Dr. Villazon

Santiago Villazón, M.D. has been practicing cataract and refractive surgery for over 25 years in the Boston area. Having completed over 50,000 procedures, Dr. Villazón is one of the most experienced surgeons in New England. He was Medical Director at TLC, Laser Eye Center-Boston from its inception in 1997 until January 2021. He has joined the most experienced refractive surgery team of New England at Boston Vision.

Dr. Villazón graduated cum laude from Yale College and earned his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in ophthalmology and fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine. He continues as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology teaching the Boston University and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear ophthalmology residents at the Boston VAMC.  He is an Affiliated Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the New England College of Optometry.

Dr. Villazón is a member of a number of professional medical societies including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the Cornea Society, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery. 

Licenses

NPI: 1750484861

DEA: BV4926854

Professional Associations

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

Cornea Society

International Society of Refractive Surgery

Staff Privileges

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Cataract and Laser Center-Dedham

Boston Medical Center

Veteran’s Administration Medical Center- Boston

Areas of expertise

Refractive Surgery including LASIK, PRK, and Customized treatments

Cataract Surgery including FLACS (Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery)

Refractive Cataract Surgery (including specialty premium lens such as Toric, Extended Depth of Focus (EDOF), and Multifocal implants)

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