why choose South Coast Retina Center!

Welcome To The South Coast Retina Center!

We specialize in the medical and surgical management of sight threatening diseases that affect the retina, vitreous and macula, such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions, retinal detachment, uveitis, and other vitreo-retinal conditions. At the South Coast Retina Center, our mission is to provide our patients with the highest level of service and the best possible current medical and surgical treatment options to prevent, to preserve and to improve vision.

About The South Coast Retina Center!

Mission & History

Founded in 1972 by Dr. Stanley Carson, the practice has been preserving and preventing visual loss in the Southern California

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Our Physicians

Our retina physicians are all board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and are vitreo-retinal fellowship-trained at top-ranked

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Our Services

We provide many treatment options for macular degeneration including intravitreal injections of Lucentis, Avastin, Steroids and Macugen.

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Our Team

Our staffs consist of highly trained and educated medical assistants, certified Ophthalmic Technicians, and retinal angiographers.

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Our offices

Long Beach
Huntington Beach

What our patients say

Love dr. Gasperini. Dr. Nguyen was great too. Had a sclera buckle done by her. Waiting is long but has improved since they moved in bigger office. Great staff also.
Marisol O.
This review is for the TORRANCE Office, and specifically DR. MICHAEL ROH.

For the past 18 months, Dr. Michael Roh has been successfully treating me for the ongoing macular edema that resulted from a branch retinal vein occlusion. No matter how busy the office is, or how many other patients may be in the waiting room, Dr. Roh always takes the time and trouble to address all of my concerns. He patiently answers all my questions, and never makes me feel like he’s in a rush. My highest priorities, when seeking out a medical specialist, are competency, good bedside manner, and genuine concern. I believe I have found all these qualities in Dr. Michael Roh.

Dan W.
I have been seeing Dr. Carson for over twenty years. Before that time my mother saw him. Two weeks ago, my daughter had a very serious episode where she suddenly lost some vision, saw a dark line etc. we called the office after hours, and Dr. Julie promptly returned the call. Even though Laura was not a patient, Dr. Julie went through her symptoms and said if they persisted in the morning, to promptly call and make an appointment. The symptoms persisted and my daughter was able to see Dr. Nguyen almost immediately. It was not a retinal tear but something else for which they treated her. There was some insurance issues and they treated her anyway. I cannot say enough for these doctors. By the way, I am a retired trial lawyer and I know good doctors when I see them.
George F.
I was in LA last week to celebrate New Years and I unfortunately had a retina tear which required immediate attention. I found a competent ophthalmologist in the area (Dr Carl Hartman), who examined me and then contacted Dr. Nguyen. Dr. Nguyen then met me at his office 2 hrs later, on New Years Eve and examined me. He then contacted a local hospital and made arrangements for surgery the next morning to repair the tear in my retina. I am amazed at the quick, thorough attention I received from Dr, Nguyen and his interest in making sure I received the treatment I needed. He performed the surgery and I was released later that morning….all in less than 24 hours! We were able to commence with most all of our vacation plans for the weekend thanks to Dr. Nguyen! He also followed up with us a couple of days later to make sure all was well. Thank you, Dr. Nguyen!
Mark T., Yelp review

Our News

Happy Labor Day! Keep your EYES safe.

September 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Most people know the sun’s rays are bad for our skin. But did you know they’re just as bad for our eyes? Sunglasses are a great fashion accessory, but their most important job is [...]

South Coast Retina Center supports in Blind Mud Run

January 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Millions of Americans are suffering from sight loss diseases making their life immersed in the dark. It can be challenging to carry on with daily activities, let alone compete in the races. We understand and sympathize [...]

SCRC volunteers at Free Community Vision Screening

January 8th, 2016|0 Comments

South Coast Retina Center continues to take a active role in the community. Providing patient care is our top priority, but we want to help more patients than those seen at our offices. Our doctors, [...]

Torrance office is now bigger and better!

January 8th, 2016|0 Comments

After a lengthy planning and modeling, we are proud to announce the grand-reopening of our Torrance office. Larger patient waiting areas, modern design and new equipment allows our office to make patients visit a breeze. [...]

Talking about Wet-ARMD

Our doctors take pride in educating community about the risks and treatment options for some of the most common visual disorders. Please watch the video of Dr. Gasperini speaking to patients at Torrance Memorial  Medical Center about the causes, treatment and management of Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration. For more information, please contact our office. If you would like to get notifications about the up-coming presentations, please subscribe to our newsletter.


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