Dr. Robert T. Lin founded IQ Laser Vision in 1999 with a desire to provide the best vision correction experience available. As the Center’s Medical Director, Dr. Lin ensures that all IQ Laser Vision Centers are equipped with the most advanced technology and provides the best patient care possible.
Dr. Lin has successfully performed more than 60,000 refractive procedures over the last 20 years. As one of California’s most experienced eye surgeons, he believes in the importance of personalized care and takes pride in developing a genuine relationship by treating each patient like family.
Dr. Lin is a pioneer in ultra-thin flap LASIK (Micro-LASIK®, Trademark #2681144, U.S. Patent Office). He has been featured on nationally televised shows, such as Health Watch and Inside Edition, discussing the advantages of the Micro-LASIK® procedure and other laser eye procedures.
He is also a leader in refractive eye surgery, enabling him to offer the latest and most advanced vision-enhancing options, including All-LASER LASIK, Refractive Cataract Surgery, Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL), Kamra Inlays, Intacs Corneal Rings and FDA-approved Ortho-K contact lenses.
As a former LASIK patient himself, (over two decades later, he’s still seeing 20/20) Dr. Lin understands the importance of recommending what is best for his patients—if someone isn’t a good candidate for a procedure, he’ll be sure to let them know.
Dr. Lin received his undergraduate education from UC Berkeley and medical training at UCLA. He completed his ophthalmologist residency at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA where he is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor. In addition to being a board-certified ophthalmologist, he was also named, “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” by the Consumer’s Research Council of America and is a founding member of the Refractive Surgical Alliance. Dr. Lin mentors students and doctors in refractive eye surgery procedures and certifies LASIK surgeons. Dr. Lin is dedicated to the development of refractive surgery, publishing scientific papers in ophthalmology and contributing his time to participate at various speaking engagements and lectures around the world.
During his free time, Dr. Lin enjoys watching NBA basketball, especially the Los Angeles Clippers and the Houston Rockets, and spending time with his family.