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Welcome to Leroy Vaughn, MD - Eye Care for Diabetics Medical Group Inc.
Your Ophthalmologist in Inglewood, CA.

Call us at (310) 671-0909 today.

Dr. Leroy Vaughn and his highly skilled team welcome you. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Vaughn is a medical doctor who specializes in the health of your eyes. Dr. Vaughn’s extensive training equips the ophthalmologist to provide a wide array of vision services for you, from prescribing eyeglasses to performing surgery and diagnosing and treating eye diseases. Please browse our website to learn more about our staff and services.

Our Approach to Ophthalmology

At Leroy Vaughn, MD - Eye Care for Diabetics Medical Group Inc., we stress empathy and communication. Our team will keep you comfortable and thoroughly explain procedures and treatment options. We welcome questions and strive to make patients feel at home. This personal care and individualized attention is why people throughout the area come to Leroy Vaughn, MD - Eye Care for Diabetics Medical Group Inc. for all their vision health needs. We are happy to discuss financing options and work with your insurance provider to keep your care affordable.

Our office offers many eye care services, from surgery to treatment of eye diseases. Talk to us about LASIK, cataract surgery or glaucoma treatment. If you’re diabetic, we’d love to help you manage your eye care. We can treat your corneal or vitreoretinal disorders.

Whatever your eye issues, we’re here to help. Call us today at (310) 671-0909, so we can help you improve your vision. We look forward to having you join our roster of satisfied patients who see the world through healthy eyes.

Leroy Vaughn, MD - Eye Care for Diabetics Medical Group Inc.
Inglewood Ophthalmologist | (310) 671-0909

323 North Prairie Ave Ste. 217
Inglewood, CA 90301


Our utmost priority is your safety and well-being, so we’ll be taking precautions to make sure you have a safe appointment experience. First, we will be utilizing safety protocols for all office staff to ensure minimal contact and a healthy environment. These include:

  • Providing tissues, alcohol-based hand rub, soap at sinks, and trash cans.
  • Placing chairs 3–6 feet apart, when possible.
  • Removing reading materials and other communal objects in the office.

In addition, we’re taking every precaution possible to ensure you have minimal contact with other patients in our waiting room. This includes:

  • Maintaining social distancing protocols

It’s important to note that delaying care can also have an impact on your long term health.

Your safety is our top priority, and there is no need to postpone seeking medical care.

Stay safe and be well!

Meet The Doctor

  • Dr. Leroy Vaughn

    A renowned ophthalmologist, Dr. Vaughn Sr. has served the needs of patients in Inglewood for four decades out of his private practice, Eye Care for Diabetics Medical Group Inc. He specializes in comprehensive eye exams, cataract surgery, glaucoma treatment, laser procedures and pediatric ophthalmology, and deals with various conditions such as corneal disorders, diabetic retinopathy, dry eye, macular degeneration, and vitreoretinal disorder.

    With years of experience and individualized concern for his patients, his distinguished service in the field of eye disorder treatment has made him one of the most renowned eye care specialists in the country. He understands the value of technological advances and how they can be used to provide the best care for patients with eye problems.

    He is renowned for his knowledge of diabetic retinopathy, the subject of an article published in the Western Journal of Medicine in 1982. His focus on eye problems associated with specific diseases has made him one of the top ophthalmologists in the country.

    Academically, Dr. Vaughn Sr. graduated PHI BETA KAPPA with a Bachelor of Science degree from Morehouse College in 1969. He received his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine where he also received the Franklin C. McLean Scholar award as the nation’s most outstanding Black medical student in1973. He then went on to complete residencies at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, and Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit. He followed up with Retina fellowships at the Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard University and the Eye Research Institute in Boston.

    A Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, he is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO) since 1978. After scoring in the 97th percentile nationally on the written examination, Dr. Vaughn was appointed as an Associate Oral Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1983. The ABO is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.

    Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery.

    As a testament to his successful career, Dr. Vaughn Sr. was awarded the title of Chief Omeluoru by King Mbaukwu for multiple medical missions in Nigeria. His distinguished work in Anambra, Nigeria earned him the ASA-USA Medical Missions Award in 2008.

    Having brought his knowledge and dedication to his work to treating thousands of patients with eye disorders both in the United States and overseas, he has published a number of articles in professional ophthalmic journals. He has also regularly been branded Top 3 Eye Doctors in Inglewood by Three Best Rated.

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