Dr. Shawn Palmer

Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology

Shawn L. Palmer, MD graduated Magna Cum Laude from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1987. He then completed a surgical internship in the U.S. Navy, followed by flight surgery training. He graduated at the top of his class from the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola, Florida. As the Gulf War was emerging, he served his country as a Naval Flight Surgeon. Dr. Palmer then pursued his ophthalmology training at the Medical College of Georgia where he received numerous awards for his skills.Dr. Palmer is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the California Medical Association, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is licensed by the state of California.

Dr. Palmer has published numerous articles in internationally known medical journals. Some of his research is leading into new developments in ophthalmology.

Dr. Palmer has a strong focus on refractive surgery. His experience includes LASIK, PRK, as well as other forms of refractive surgery. To date, he has performed thousands of Laser and Ocular procedures.

Dr. Palmer and his family are involved in their community. His hobbies include hiking, biking, skiing, camping, swimming, basketball, and more, which is why he decided to have refractive eye surgery performed on his own eyes.

In addition to his experience as a Laser Vision Specialist, Dr. palmer performs state-of-the-art small incision cataract surgery. He also specializes in ophthalmic plastic surgery, diabetic retinopathy, retinal disease, glaucoma diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Palmer prides himself in offering top quality eye care to all people.


Dr. Huda Minhas

Dr. Huda Minhas is a therapeutic optometrist specializing in comprehensive eye health examinations, eyeglasses, contact lens fittings, dry eye treatments, diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases, and co-management of cataracts. She received an honors degree at the University of Toronto, and pursued her doctorate from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, the only bilingual program in the nation.

During her post graduate rotations at various private and Ophthalmology practices, Dr Minhas further developed her skill set to manage ocular disease, with a focus on diabetes, age related macular degeneration, corneal disease, and glaucoma. She is also specialized in myopia control and offers a variety of treatment options at our clinic. She is passionate about education and patient care, and has written a number of articles for publications.

Her philosophy is that healthy eyes are important to one's overall health and wellness. When she's away from the office, Dr. Minhas enjoys spending time with her husband, hiking, and trying different cuisine.