At Mitchell C. Latter, MD, Inc., patients in Bellflower and South Pasadena, California, receive expert eye care from Dr. Latter, a board-certified ophthalmologist with over 35 years of experience.
Dr. Latter completed his undergraduate degree with honors at the University of Cincinnati, then earned his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Latter moved to California to serve his internship at the Long Beach VA Medical Center. He studied ophthalmology at Stanford University in the summers before and during his three-year residency in ophthalmology at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Latter is a longtime volunteer for EyeCare America, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, the Los Angeles County Medical, and California Medical Associations.
Dr. Latter and his team serve patients of all ages and provide services ranging from eye exams and contact lens fittings to eye disease treatment for conditions including cataracts, glaucoma, and dry eye. Dr. Latter operates a TearLab™ accredited dry eye treatment center. He’s experienced in both laser and small incision cataract surgery as well as laser and microsurgery to treat glaucoma.
Patients needing eyeglasses can choose from a wide variety of frames to suit any budget, including designers such as Ray-Ban, Izod, Harley-Davidson, and others. Dr. Latter and his team provide prescription lenses to correct refractive error and multifocal lenses for those who need different prescriptions to see up close and far away. Patients who choose to wear contact lenses have access to several brands for daily, weekly, or longer-term use.
In addition to providing state-of-the-art eye care, Dr. Latter also helps his patients look their best with TempSure™ radiofrequency skin tightening. This innovative treatment reduces the appearance of facial wrinkles and fine lines to create a more youthful complexion.
Dr. Latter and his team welcome new patients. He accepts most vision insurance plans as well as Medicare and most PPO medical insurance plans. Appointments are available by calling his office or booking through the online scheduling tool.
"He's an excellent doctor. I highly recommend him. I could see 20/20 after the first day of my cataract surgery."
"Dr. Latter performed cataract surgery on each of my eyes. The surgery was painless, with no post op discomfort...giving me beautiful distance vision and better eyesight"
"Dr. Latter conducted eye surgery on my mother and it resulted in complete success!"
"I was nervous about being dilated, and he spent the time explaining all my questions and concerns in a way I could understand. I did not feel he was rushing me at all."
"Dr. Latter is the best ophthalmologist in the business. My retina was detaching...Dr. Latter took his time and gave a very thorough examination."
"Dr. Latter was able to correct a wrong prescription I had and my vision is now 20/20. He is thorough and takes his time explaining procedures and the anatomy of the eye"
"Dr. Latter has been extremely patient...solved my mom's ophthalmological problems. He had operated on her several times and always with a positive outcome."