About Hecht Eye Institute
Meet Dr. Matthew Hecht
Dr. Matthew Hecht is a warm, trusted, skilled ophthalmologist and a provider of cutting-edge vision restoration. Specializing in eye surgery, eye health and vision care, Dr. Hecht provides every aspect of eye and vision care from screenings to eye surgery.
Dr. Matthew Hecht is a refractive surgeon, which means that he is a specialist in LASIK eye surgery and cataract eye surgery.
Trusting your vision to a refractive surgeon is a very serious decision. There are many factors each patient has to consider. Having a skilled refractive surgeon to guide you through the process saves time and gives you peace of mind. After a thorough review, Dr. Hecht will sit with you and explain every aspect of your corrective laser eye surgery.
Corrective laser eye surgery is safe, quick and almost always painless. Millions of Americans have successfully received corrective laser eye surgery and Dr. Hecht is a leading refractive surgeon in Southern California.
DR. Matthew Hecht essential facts:
M.D. University of Minnesota
Minnesota Medical Foundation Scholarship
University of Hawaii, Honolulu – Internship
University of Nebraska Medical Center – Residency
University of Southern California – additional training
Certified to perform VISX procedures
Certified to perform Allegretto procedures
Certification to perform LASIK
In Toronto, studied under leading ophthalmologist Dr. Jeffrey Machat.
Dr. Hecht has extensive post-doctoral training in LASIK procedures with leading refraction surgeons in the U.S.
First refractive surgeon in the South Bay to surgically place phakic intraocular lens implants for the severely nearsighted.
Fluent in Spanish, Dr. Hecht donates his time and skill to senior citizens and those in need in Central America
Along with proven technology and a caring staff, you’re in safe and qualified hands with Hecht Eye Institute.