Dr. Krad is a family man. He and his wife are blessed with three beautiful children.
His love for the latest technology, attention to detail, and fascination with the eye has led him to pursue a career in ophthalmology. Dr. Krad graduated from Loyola University of Chicago magna cum laude, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and minor in Chemistry. He pursued his Doctor of Medicine degree at Loyola’s Stritch School of Medicine where he consistently received Honors in his surgical rotations. He completed his internship at Northwestern University’s Evanston Hospital in Chicago’s Northside. During his ophthalmology residency, Dr. Krad received extensive training in medical, laser, and surgical treatments for a variety of eye diseases, including diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, cataracts, and cosmetic eyelid surgery at Loyola University Medical Center and Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital. Dr. Krad is Board-Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and has a special interest in laser cataract surgery, lens replacement surgery, laser refractive surgery, laser facial rejuvenation, and cosmetic oculoplastic surgery.
Dr. Krad has successfully performed thousands of complex eye and eyelid surgeries, offering patients custom-tailored care with the most advanced technology available. He is especially passionate about laser technology, and always ensures the highest standards of safety, quality, and effectiveness of the laser and surgical treatments performed under his care. Dr. Krad has years of experience serving as medical director for many med-spa locations in Southern California, always ensuring the highest standards of laser safety. He has mastered a number of aesthetic treatments, including laser facial rejuvenation and cosmetic blepharoplasty.
Dr. Krad’s friendly Midwestern personality and international awareness has led him to volunteer in multiple medical and surgical missions abroad, including the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, and the West Bank. His active lifestyle, love for nature, and passion for being outdoors is what brought him to California. He enjoys basketball, running, cycling, surfing, and swimming. He is also a licensed pilot.
Dr. Krad speaks English, Spanish, and Arabic.
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Your Safety First
Every eye is different. Prior to your cataract surgery, a custom treatment plan will be designed to ensure your eye is better after surgery than it was before. Advanced technology options are available to ensure the best vision possible after cataract surgery.
The Golden Rule
We will only recommend a treatment for you if it's a treatment that we'd be willing to undergo if we were in your position.
We will always try to provide the best treatment for you in a cost-effective manner. While some services are not covered by insurance, we will use your insurance when we are able to, and if an elective treatment will not benefit you, we will ask you to keep your money.
"I want to start out with thanking Dr. Omar Krad. I feel like a new person after having cataract surgery. I even cried after because I am now able to see a lot better and clear. I've been very happy with the results, I definitely recommend this doctor. Thank you for giving my vision and my life back."
"Dr. Krad is an amazing doctor, surgeon, human being. He's very knowledgeable, caring, professional, a great teacher and listener, I never felt rushed. I recently had cataract surgery performed by him on both of my eyes. I couldn't be more pleased! It's incredible the difference it has made! Everything is so much brighter! I saw Dr. Krad at his Mission Viejo office; Vani, Lizzy and Eddie are great members of his staff."
"Dr. Krad performed lens replacement surgery on both eyes at separate times. I do not have cataracts, just terrible vision. He inserted new trifocal lenses. He was so great every step of the way, from my first appt to the last. He is very kind, with great bedside manner. I now have 20/20 vision with no side effects. All in all, a life changing experience!!!"