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About The Practice

Our office is located in the city of Encino and is open Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5PM and Saturday from 9AM to 12PM. We offer full-service eye care. The services offered include but are not limited to: diagnosis, prevention and treatment of glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, dry eyes, allergic conjunctivitis, and macular degeneration with intra-vitreal Avastin injection. In addition, we are equipped with Zeiss Visual Field Perimeter, Heidelberg Retinal Tomography 3, Zeiss Pachymeter, Diode Laser used for laser trabeculoplasty and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, Also, we can perform functional Blepharoplasty and Ptosis correction for improvement of peripheral vision.

We welcome patients of all ethnic backgrounds. Our office proudly speaks fluent Russian, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Turkish. We believe in customer satisfaction and in building long lasting relationships with all of our clients. Please contact the office today to request an appointment!

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Transforming Glaucoma Management: The Role of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) Content Page Info

Glaucoma, often described as the "silent thief of sight," represents one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness worldwide. This complex eye condition, characterized by increased intraocular pressure (IOP) and optic nerve damage

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Navigating the Future of Vision Correction: Premium IOLs vs. Traditional IOLs in Cataract Surgery

The landscape of cataract surgery is witnessing a paradigm shift with the introduction of premium intraocular lenses (IOLs), offering a new horizon of possibilities for patients seeking not just clarity but excellence in vision.

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Revolutionizing Diabetic Retinopathy Treatment: The Role of Injections at Emerald Eye Center, Inc.

In the realm of ophthalmology, particularly in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, the Emerald Eye Center, Inc., under the distinguished leadership of Dr. Natalia Tilki MD, DO, stands out as a beacon of innovation and excellence.

About Natalia Tilki, DO

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Natalia Tilki, DO, is one of the most prominent ophthalmologists in Los Angeles, California. She combines her unique European experience with advances in modern American ophthalmology. Dr. Tilki sees patients at her private practice, Emerald Eye Center Inc., located in Encino, California.

Beginning her medical training at the most prestigious universities in Moscow, she completed a master's degree in biology and anthropology at Moscow State University. She then received her medical degree at the Moscow Academy of Medicine in Moscow, Russia. Eventually, she gained invaluable experience while working with the modern-day pioneer in refractive and cataract surgery, Dr. Svyatoslav Fyodorov.


Once in the US, Dr. Natalia Tilki completed her second medical training at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York, New York, and her residency at Midwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, and Stanford, California. In addition, she completed a cornea research fellowship at Louisiana State University, where she conducted numerous research projects and was published in various major American journals.

Since opening her private practice, Emerald Eye Center Inc., in Los Angeles, California, in 2006, Dr. Tilki has been specializing in anterior segment surgery and management of diabetic retinopathy.


Some of her specialties include:

  •  - Cataract surgery, including premium intraocular lenses, allowing patients to see without glasses
  •  - Glaucoma management, such as various laser surgeries and Ahmed valve placement.
  •  - Pterygium removal with graft
  •  - Lasik, PRK, clear lens exchange


Dr. Tilki has been very successful in the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, including laser surgeries and intravitreal injections. Dr. Tilki’s very special and personal approach to each patient allows her to reach better visual outcomes and significantly improve her patients’ quality of life.


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Words from our patients

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    "Will never see another opthalmologist again...we love Dr. Tilki and her staff....glad we found them."

    Jill G.
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    "Doctor Natalia Tilki is amazing, very knowledgeable and patient! I highly recommend Emerald Eye Center!"

    Gg M.
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    "I've been coming here for years, Dr. Natalia is very professional, and all the staff are very helpful."

    Ralph M.
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    "I've been coming here for 5 months and I have excellent service. Doctor Tilki is very professional and patient."

    Armando A.
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    "I am patient of Dr. Tilki. And she really saved my vision. "

    Ben S.
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    "I already have done 2 surgeries with Dr. Tilki. She did a great job with my Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery as well! I love Dr. Tilkis knowledge and patience!"

    Flor C.
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    "I loved my eye doctor, she is so loving and inspiring and sincere. She is dedicated to her profession with outstanding excellence!"

    Minerva T.
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    "My dad has been coming here to treat his cataracts for the last few months. Everyone has been very helpful and pleasant throughout the entire process! Thank you team!"

    Rick D.


Emerald Eye Center Inc.
16260 Ventura Blvd., Suite 711
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: 818-369-1990
Fax: 818-784-7000

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