Our Doctors

M. Gene Matzkin, M.D.

Dr M Gene Matzkin | Ophthalmologist Thousand Oaks CA | Ventura County CA

Dr. Matzkin graduated from the UCLA School of Medicine and received his ophthalmology training at UCLA’s Jules Stein Eye Institute and Harbor General Hospital. He then entered the U.S. Navy and as a Lieutenant Commander, was the sole ophthalmologist on Guam for two years. Since 1974, he has been in private practice with the Lynn Eye Medical Group, primarily interested in general ophthalmology with a focus in cataract surgery.

He has been active in teaching eye surgery, and since 1990 has been Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, receiving the UCLA Department of Ophthalmology Senior Honor Award in 2000.

Dr. Matzkin’s Retirement Letter

Roy T. Butera, M.D.

Dr Roy Butera | Ophthalmologist Thousand Oaks CA | Ventura County CA

Dr. Roy Butera is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in comprehensive care, with a special interest in cataract surgery and intraocular lens implants. Dr. Butera practices in Thousand Oaks and provides a full spectrum of ophthalmic services for adults and children over ten years of age, including routine evaluations, glasses, contact lenses, eye diseases and surgery.

Dr. Butera graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois in biologic sciences. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Scholastic Honorary. Dr. Butera then completed his internship at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, and residency training at the University of Wisconsin Center for Health Sciences, where he served as chief resident.

In addition to his training, Dr. Butera also participated in a clinical research project in fluorescein angiography at Northwestern University, co-authored several medical publications, and completed a clinical preceptorship at Guy’s Hospital in London, England. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.