Matthew Langford, OD
Dr. Matthew S. Langford received his Bachelors of Science in Molecular and Cellular Developmental Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He then went on to receive his Doctorate in Optometric Medicine from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL. He completed his internships at the Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago, the Gordon Weiss Vision Institute in La Jolla, and the VA Hospital in Palo Alto, CA. He is Board Certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease with therapeutic pharmaceutical agents (TPA), primary open angle glaucoma, and lacrimal irrigation and dilation.
Dr. Langford practices full-scope optometric medicine and emphasizes early detection of ocular disease such as cataracts, diabetes, glaucoma, dry eye syndrome and macular degeneration. He also co-manages refractive surgery (e.g. Lasik) and fits all types of contact lenses including specialty contact lenses for Keratoconus, Pellucid Marginal Degeneration, post-surgical corneas and other corneal diseases.
Dr. Langford is also certified for corneal refractive therapy (CRT), a non-surgical approach to vision correction comparable to LASIK.
Honorary Diploma of Recognition from the Faculty of Medicine at the National University of St. Augustine, Arequipa Peru.
Michael Santarlas, OD
Dr. Santarlas received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina and subsequent doctorate from the University of Missouri - St. Louis. He started a practice in a small town in Illinois after graduation and later moved to San Diego in 2007 as his wife attended law school. Here, he spent several years at UCSD Shiley Eye Center doing pediatric eyecare and research in Community Ophthalmology before taking a contract with the US Army to help start a practice at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii in conjunction with the withdrawals from Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition, he was part of a Honolulu based surgical center managing pre and post operative LASIK patients. He returned to San Diego in 2012 and is currently available for pediatric evaluations, primary eye care and specialty contact lens fittings.
In his spare time Dr. Santarlas enjoys playing soccer, tennis and surfing. He is also is a pilot and avid musician.
Michael Goldsmid, OD, FAAO
Dr. Michael Goldsmid: President and Founder of Arena Eyeworks Optometry since 1984