• Glaucoma Treatment
    Regular eye exams are essential to managing glaucoma, which is a lifelong issue. Contact us today to find out if you are at risk for glaucoma.
  • Cataract Surgery
    There are many conditions or factors that can lead to cataracts. Regular eye exams and consultations with your ophthalmologist are the best methods of identifying cataracts.
  • Eye Care For Your Family
    Great eye care begins with regular eye exams. Call today.

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Welcome to Century Eye Care
Your Ophthalmologist in Gardena & Hawthorne

 Mehrdad Aghai, MD and his highly skilled team welcome you. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Aghai, MD is a medical doctor who specializes in the health of your eyes. Dr. Aghai, MD’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 Century Eye Care, 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 Century Eye Care 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) 767-7814, 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.

Dr. Mehrdad Aghai, MD
Gardena  & Hawthorne Eye Surgeon| Century Eye Care 

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Great experience. Staff and doctor were all friendly and efficient."
    Jhavia
  • "I had a extremely nice experience doing my visit. The staff from the receptionist to the actual Doctor were really helpful and caring. Can't wait until my next visit"
    Larry W.
  • "Excellent work. Very Professional. Kind and very fast that happened to my son."
    Rosa V.

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Hours of Operation

Gardena Office - (310) 767-7815

Monday - Thursday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed

Hawthorne Office - (310) 644-8877

Monday - Thursday:

9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday, Sunday:

Closed