In Practice Since 1982
Paul A. Blacharski, MD
Born and raised in San Bernardino, he attended Syracuse University where he earned a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering/Biosystems and a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. He received his M.D. degree at Loma Linda University. His internship was served at the Naval Hospital in San Diego where he also completed a residency in ophthalmology.
While serving as an officer in the U.S. Navy, Dr. Blacharski furthered his training as a retina specialist with several fellowships including: a retinal vascular disease fellowship at Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the University of Tennessee under Dr Steve Charles, an ocular oncology fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia and Massachusett’s Eye and Ear Hospital in Boston
Dr Blacharski has been in medical practice in the Inland Empire since 1988 where he has specialized in medical and surgical diseases of the retina and vitreous. He established his private practice in 1998.
Under Dr. Blacharski’s guidance, Inland Valley Retina offers cutting edge technology in the treatment of Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachments, Diabetic Retinopathy, and other disease of the retina.
His clinics offer Best Practice diagnostic and treatment instruments including the most current Laser technology. His surgical skills are well-established with more than 17,000 procedures performed.
Theodore K. Lin, MD
Born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Redlands, California, Dr. Lin received his BS in Biology from University of California, Los Angeles. He received his MD from University of Michigan Medical School, and also finished his Transitional Internship in Michigan at Oakwood Hospital. He moved to Chicago, Illinois for his ophthalmology residency program at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. He stayed in Chicago for his vitreoretinal fellowship at the University of Chicago. He returned to the Inland Empire with Inland Valley Retina in 2009.
Dr. Lin has been involved in multiple clinical trial investigations for medications that treat diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions, and macular degeneration. He has published in scientific literature and has presented posters at Ophthalmological meetings.
In his free time, Dr. Lin is a sports enthusiast. He can be found around the Inland Empire playing tennis, basketball, and golf.
Dr. Lin is available for consultation and treatment in all areas of medical and surgical vitreo-retinal disease. His interests include the management of macular degeneration, retinal detachments, and diabetic retinopathy. He is versed in the most recent technological advances in vitreo-retinal surgery.
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