Our Team

At Larrazabal Eye, we strive to provide you with the most complete and comprehensive eye care available. That's why we offer you only board-certified eye care. Our Surgeons and optometrists are trained to treat all opthalmic conditions.

To date, We have performed over 25,000 major and minor surgical procedures.

Below are our doctors' profiles with information on their educational background, specialties and the locations where they may be consulted.

Our Doctors


Dr. Yong Larrazabal is the head ophthalmologist and laser eye surgeon of Cebu City's Larrazabal Eye. Our center is comprised of top ophthalmologists and optometrists in Cebu City (Dr. Yong is one of the top ophthalmologists and refractive surgeons in the Philippines), and we strive to provide excellence in all areas of eye care, including Lasik, CK®, cataract surgery, contact lenses, glasses, and more.

Yong Larrazabal III MD DPBO MAHad

Yong Larrazabal MD DPBO MAHAD

Dr. Larrazabal received his Medical Degree from Cebu Doctors' University where he also finished his undergraduate studies Magna Cumlaude. He received his Masteral Degree in Hospital Administration from the same University.

He served his Internship at Charleston Area Medical Center - West Virginia University, USA and completed his Post Graduate Internship and Ophthalmology Residency Training at Philippine General Hospital - University of the Philippines.

He placed 6th in the Diplomate Board Exams in Ophthalmology.

He trained in Refractive Surgery at Johann Wolfgang University in Frankfurt, Germany and at Tan Tok Seng Hospital in Singapore and trained under Doctor Low Cze Hong of Asia Medic Eye Centre in Singapore and accredited by Refractec (Irvine, California) as the first authorized NearVision CK® provider for the Philippines and second only in Southeast Asia.

He is the first Ophthalmologist  in Cebu and the rest of Visayas and
Mindanao region to perform Femtosecond no blade All Laser Lasik.

He was the 2nd in the Philippines and 1st in Cebu and the
rest of  Visayas and Mindanao region to perform Femtosecond laser no
blade Cataract surgery.

A 2013 Merit recipient from the Cebu City Government and Cebu Chamber of
Commerce for his initiatives in Medical and Sports Tourism to Community
Outreach Programs thru the Run For Sight Foundation.

He is currently President of the Central Visayas Society of
Ophthalmology.

He is Board certified by the Philippine Board of Ophthalmology since 1997.

He is an active member of the Philippine and American Academy of Ophthalmology and is also a member of the Philippine, American and European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

He is the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology in Cebu Doctors' Univeristy and also the Corporate Secretary of the CebuDocGroup of Hospitals and University.

He chairs the Cebu Cataract Foundation and the Run for Sight Foundation which were established to serve our indigent fellowmen in the community.

He has a passion for running and has so far completed more than 30
International Marathons all over the world.

He and his wife Donna, have made Cebu their home. They are the parents of three children, Ysabella "Belle", Potenciano "Cian" IV and Iñigo Renato "Gio".




Mariano Ho III MD

Mariano Ho III MD

Dr. Ho earned his Doctor of Medicine Degree from Cebu Doctors' College of Medicine (1996-1999) and completed his Post-Graduate Internship in Chong Hua Hospital (1999-2000), Cebu City.

He underwent an accredited three-year Residency Training Program in Ophthalmology (2003-2005) at Manila Doctors' Hospital in U.N. Avenue, Metro Manila where he served as the Senior Chief Resident of the Department of Ophthalmology.

He became certified as a Diplomate of the Philippine Board of Ophthalmology In 2006.

Dr. Ho is currently a consultant ophthalmologist at LarrazabalEye in Mactan Doctors' Hospital (Lapu-Lapu City), North General Hospital (Talamban, Cebu), and South General Hospital (Naga, Cebu).

He is happily married to Karleyna Martinne Serafica. They have a lovely daughter, Kyniska Bellize.


 

Cheryl Obenza MD

Cheryl F. Daffon - Obenza MD

Dr. Daffon earned her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Cebu Doctors' College of Medicine 2005 and completed her Post-Graduate Internship in Cebu Doctors' Hospital 2006

She underwent an accredited three-year Residency Training Program in Ophthalmology (2008-2011) at Ospital ng Makati in Metro Manila where she served as the Senior Chief Resident of the Department of Ophthalmology.

She is a member of the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, Philippine Medical Association and Cebu Society of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Obenza is currently a Consultant Ophthalmologist at LarrazabalEye Group in Cebu Doctors' University Hospital in Cebu City.

She is happily married to Engineer Rey Firm B. Obenza.


 

Mercedes Abatol OD

Guiden B. Manalo OD

Dr. Manalo obtained her primary and secondary education at Saint Anthony's College, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique.

She earned her degree, Doctor of Optometry from Cebu Doctors' University and is licensed by the professional regulatory commission.

She is a member of the Optometric Association of the Philippines (O.A.P.) and Cebu Optometric Society.

Dr. Manalo is connected with Centre for Sight, Cebu Doctors' University Hospital.




Paolo Alvarez OD

Paolo Alvarez OD

Dr. Alvarez obtained his secondary education at Bethany, Zamboanga City.

He earned his degree, Doctor of Optometry from Cebu Doctors’ University and is licensed by the Professional Regulatory Commission.

He is a member of the Optometric Association of the Philippines (O.A.P.) and Cebu Optometric Society.

Dr. Alvarez is associated with Larrazabal Eye Clinic at North General Hospital of Talamban, Cebu.




Elna Amodia OD

Elna Amodia OD

Dr. Amodia obtained her primary and secondary education at the University of San Carlos Girls High School.Cebu City.

She received her Degree of Doctor of Optometry from Cebu Doctors' College and was licensed by the Professional Regularity Commission in 1985.

She is a member of the Optometric Association of the Philippines (O.A.P.) and Cebu Optometric Society.

Dr. Amodia is associated at LarrazabalEye at Cebu Doctors' University Hospital and is an instructor at Cebu Doctors' College of Optometry.

She and her husband Raul are the proud parents of Nikki, Gloria Joy, Mary Loren, and Raul Anthony. 




Irene Odango OD

Irene Callo - Odango OD

Dr. Callo - Odango earned her degree, Doctor of Optometry in Southwestern University of Cebu City and is licensed by the Professional Regulatory Commission

A second degree holder, she is also a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Biology at Velez College of Cebu City.

She is a member of the Optometric Association of the Philippines (O.A.P.) and Cebu Optometric Society.

Dr. Odango is associated with Larrazabal Eye Clinic at Mactan Doctors’ Hospital, Lapu Lapu City, Cebu.




Greva Barcelo OD

Greva Flores-  Barcelo, OD

Dr. Flores- Barcelo earned her degree, Doctor of Optometry from Cebu Doctors' College and was licensed by the Professional Regulatory Commission in 1997.

She is a member of the Optometric Association of the Philippines (O.A.P) and Cebu Optometric Society.

Dr. Barcelo is connected with Larrazabal Eye Clinic at South General Hospital, Naga City, Cebu..