This feature follows the recent presentation of the prestigious Moving America Forward Award, presented to the company and its leader, Joseph H Chang MD, for their significant contribution in helping thousands of people improve their lifestyle and wellness, while also restoring the American economy.

Joseph H Chang MD is the driving force behind the Montecito Aesthetic Institute (MAI) as well as Empire Eye and Laser Center (EELC) in Bakersfield and Mammoth. In order to give back, which is part of his mission, Dr. Chang also founded the non-profit Advanced Center for Eyecare (ACE) to provide high quality care for the underserved population. He also serves on numerous other non profit boards, such as The Arts Council for Kern and the Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Dr. Chang is a board certified Oculoplastic surgeon who has had a successful practice for twelve years. He completed his residency training at the esteemed Jules Stein Eye Institute of UCLA, where he continues to serve as a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology.

He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, California Medical Association, Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society, American Medical Association, California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, and the Santa Barbara Eye Society.

Dr. Chang practices the most advanced techniques and has performed thousands of successful cosmetic eyelid surgeries and aesthetic facial rejuvenation procedures. He has gathered the most sought-after providers at Montecito Aesthetic Institute to fulfill his goal to provide the highest quality care through the latest, most advanced technologies, treatments and procedures available in a caring environment that promotes a memorable experience. His philosophy is to only do what he is confident he can do in accordance with the world class standards he holds dear. This applies to surgery, aesthetics, treatments, art, design and décor as well as relationships. Dr. Chang pays extraordinary attention to detail aesthetically, in terms of his medical and rejuvenation procedures, as well as the environment in which his patients and visitors are treated.

“I consider it a privilege to work on peoples faces, and I love seeing the difference we can make in peoples lives,” states Joseph H Chang MD, CEO. “I’m honored that Montecito Aesthetic Institute, has been recognized as a contributing factor to moving America forward.”

The televised interview of Joseph H Chang MD, was hosted and conducted by distinguished actors William Shatner, of “Star Trek,” “Boston Legal,” and other successful productions, and Doug Llewelyn, of “The People’s Court.” It will be aired over the FamilyNet Television Network and other media.


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