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Randall L Goodman, MD, FACS

Dr. Goodman is a board-certified ophthalmologist in private practice in San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria and Lompoc, California. He specializes in refractive surgery, including laser vision correction, LASIK, cataract and lens implant surgery. As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, he also performs eyelid surgery, cornea, glaucoma and strabismus surgeries.


Dr. Goodman lives in SLO County and has practiced on the Central Coast since 2005. Prior to that he spent nine years as an Air Force officer. He served as the Chief of Ophthalmology at the United States Air Force and Veteran’s hospital in Las Vegas for three years after completing his ophthalmology residency at Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas. Before he became an eye surgeon, he served two years as an Air Force flight surgeon after receiving his MD degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California.


Dr. Goodman is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and has authored two ophthalmology textbooks and numerous journal articles, book chapters and scientific abstracts, and serves as editorial reviewer for two medical publishers. He has won many accolades for his writing, teaching and research, and was awarded the prestigious Air Force Aerial Achievement Medal and the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.


Active in his church, Dr. Goodman has also participated in many surgical mission trips to Fiji, Mexico, Honduras and Nicaragua. He serves on the Board of Directors for Surgical Eye Expeditions International in Santa Barbara. Dr. Goodman and his wife, a local family practice physician, enjoy traveling, hiking and spending time together with their daughter and son.

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Stephen Bylsma, MD

Internationally recognized for his leadership in eye care, Dr. Stephen Bylsma specializes in state-of-the-art cosmetic eyelid surgery. As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Bylsma is a highly-trained microsurgeon with over 30 years experience performing blepharoplasty and other surgeries on the delicate tissue around the eye. Dr. Bylsma is a member of the clinical faculty at UCLA, Department of Ophthalmology associated with the Jules Stein Eye Institute.

Dr. Bylsma received his Medical Doctor degree from the Oregon Health Science University and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Bylsma is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is a founding member of the American and European College of Ophthalmic Surgeons.


Dr. Bylsma has been a principal investigator for numerous FDA investigational studies, continues to author numerous textbooks, scientific journals, and ophthalmology magazines. He holds a patent on an apparatus used throughout the world in eye surgery and has been invited worldwide to teach his eye surgery techniques.

Dr. Bylsma enjoys his time on the Central Coast with his wife Anita and participates in a variety of local and community activities. His hobbies include playing guitar, bonsai, and authoring a linguistics textbook.

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