Meet our doctors
ROBERT A. DEL PERO, M.D.
Dr. Del Pero graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with Highest Honors, and received his medical degree from the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine. He completed his Ophthalmology residency training at the University of Chicago School of Medicine where he was Chief Resident. He completed additional years of fellowship training in cataract and lens implant surgery, corneal transplantation, and corneal refractive surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Connecticut. He was a co-investigator in the early development of the excimer laser for refractive surgery, authoring the FDA phase IIB protocols. He performed the first excimer laser refractive surgeries on patients in the United States, and published this work.
Dr Del Pero helped devise the apparatus and some of the techniques now widely used in LASIK corneal surgery. He has published numerous scientific articles and has been a consultant for companies developing new technologies for refractive surgery.
Dr. Del Pero established a very active private practice in his home town of Yuba City, California, in 1990 where he has performed many thousands of micro-surgeries. His surgical specialty interests are in LASIK with IntraLase/Wavefront refractive surgery, cataract surgery and intra-ocular lens implants, Istent, Corneal Transplants, and cosmetic eyelid surgery.
JEREMY EDWARDS, O.D.
Dr. Jeremy Edwards graduated from Marysville High School in 2000 as Valedictorian. He received his Bachelor of Science from California State University, Chico in 2006. He received his Doctorate of Optometry from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry in 2010. His clinical experience includes Sacramento VA Medical center, Livermore VA Medical Center, Kaiser Point West in Sacramento, and Southern Oregon VA Medical Center.
Dr. Edwards joined Del Pero Eye Center in 2010. He is certified in the treatment of glaucoma and prescribing of medications for medical eye conditions.
Dr. Edwards lives with his wife and three sons in Browns Valley, enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle, and is active in his church.