Jeffrey Caspar, M.D.

Jeffrey Caspar, M.D.



Cataract - Refractive Surgery


  • Professor
  • Director of Cataract and Refractive Surgery


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., Suite 2400
Sacramento, CA 95817
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UC Davis Medical Group - Roseville

1620 East Roseville Parkway, Suite 200
Roseville, CA 95661
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Clinic Phone: 916-771-0251
Clinic Fax: 916-773-0317
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Caspar dedicated to patient care and education, believing that every patient should be well informed to make the best decisions regarding their care. Dr. Caspar has received several awards for excellence in clinical care and is among the highest rated physicians by patients in the Sacramento area.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Caspar is a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist who specializes in advanced, small-incision cataract surgery using the latest technologies, including laser cataract surgery, multifocal and astigmatism-correcting lens implants, to provide the best possible outcomes, particularly in complex cases. He also specializes in laser vision correction, including custom and conventional LASIK and PRK.

Dr. Caspar teaches cataract surgery locally, nationally and internationally, working with organizations such as ORBIS and Liga international.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Caspar is involved in research on cataract surgery after refractive surgery and new techniques for cataract extraction. 

He serves as the director of Cataract and Refractive Surgery at the UC Davis Eye Center. 



Center/Program Affiliation

Eye Center
UC Davis Medical Group


M.D., UC Davis School of Medicine, Davis CA 1992

B.S., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1987

Internship: Internal Medicine, Kaiser San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1992-1993


Ophthalmology, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1993-1997

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Honors and Awards

Clinician Heath and Wellbeing Excellence Award, UC Davis Medical Center, 2019, 2020

Surgical Instructor of the Year Award, UC Davis Medical Center, 2009, 2015, 2020

Instructor of the Year Award, UC Davis Medical Center, 2005

Select Recent Publications

Novack GD, Caspar JJ. Peri-Operative Intracameral Antibiotics: The Perfect Storm? J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2020 Nov;36(9):668-671. doi:10.1089/jop.2020.0034. Epub 2020 Jun 22. PMID:32580612.

Hunter AA, Modjtahedi SP, Long K, Zawadzki R, Chin EK, Caspar JJ, Morse LS, Telander DG. Improving visual outcomes by preserving outer retina morphology in eyes with resolved pseudophakic cystoid macular edema. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2014 Apr;40(4):626-31. doi:10.1016/j.jcrs.2013.09.018. Epub 2014 Feb 14. PMID:24529660.

Reilly CD, Lee WB, Alvarenga L, Caspar J, Garcia-Ferrer F, Mannis MJ. Surgical monovision and monovision reversal in LASIK. Cornea. 2006 Feb;25(2):136-8. doi:10.1097/01.ico.0000178722.19317.7b. PMID:16371770.

Feiz V, Mannis MJ, Garcia-Ferrer F, Kandavel G, Darlington JK, Kim E, Caspar J, Wang JL, Wang W. Intraocular lens power calculation after laser in situ keratomileusis for myopia and hyperopia: a standardized approach. Cornea. 2001 Nov;20(8):792-7. doi:10.1097/00003226-200111000-00003. PMID:11685053.

Shaikh S, Morse LS, Goldblum RM, Benner JD, Burnett H, Caspar J. The effect of silicone ocular surgical devices on serum IgG binding to silicones. Am J Ophthalmol. 1998 Dec;126(6):798-804. doi:10.1016/s0002-9394(98)00282-7. PMID:9860003.

Feiz V, Moshirfar M, Mannis MJ, Reilly CD, Garcia-Ferrer F, Caspar JJ, Lim MC. Nomogram-based intraocular lens power adjustment after myopic photorefractive keratectomy and LASIK: a new approach. Ophthalmology. 2005 Aug;112(8):1381-7. doi:10.1016/j.ophtha.2005.03.010. PMID:16061093.