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Dr. Steven Yaplee

Meet Dr. Yaplee

Dr. Steven M. Yaplee is an exceptionally trained, board-certified ophthalmologist proudly serving the Bakersfield and Delano, CA communities with specialized vision and comprehensive ophthalmology care. With decades of experience, he offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services and is a notably distinguished board-certified, fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist throughout Kern and Tulare counties. Dr. Yaplee is dedicated to delivering the highest quality of eye care when diagnosing and treating cataracts, glaucoma, pterygium, and other common and rare eye conditions.

Education And Training

After earning his degree from the University of California, Davis, Dr. Yaplee attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. He then went on to complete his residency in ophthalmology at the Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, LA. To further his expertise, Dr. Yaplee completed a glaucoma fellowship at the Louisiana State University Eye Center in New Orleans, LA. As a glaucoma specialist, he has extensive experience in inpatient, outpatient, and surgical procedures. He has also completed extensive clinical research in the treatment and management of glaucoma using advanced microsurgical techniques.


Specialties And Expertise

As one of the foremost ophthalmologists and glaucoma specialists in Bakersfield, CA, Dr. Yaplee maintains an unwavering commitment to excellence in patient care. Along with specializing in glaucoma conditions, he offers advanced diagnostics and treatment for vision loss, cataracts, retinal disease and issues, and a wide range of general ophthalmic conditions and procedures. Dr. Yaplee is passionate about ensuring his patients look and feel their best, and expanded his practice in 2009 to include aesthetic treatment options. His medical expertise and knowledge of facial anatomy provide him with a unique perspective and an ideal blend of skill sets which he applies toward helping men and women achieve their vision and cosmetic goals.

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