Physicians

Nicole Fram, MD

Dr. Nicole Fram is the managing partner at Advanced Vision Care in Los Angeles, CA. In addition, she is a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at the Stein Eye Institute, UCLA and serves as an attending surgeon for residents and fellows at the West Los Angeles Veteran’s Hospital.

Nicole Fram, MD

Dr. Fram received her medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society. She completed her residency at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, serving as Chief Resident. Dr. Fram then completed a fellowship in Cornea, Refractive and External Disease at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Francis I. Proctor Foundation.

Academically, Dr. Fram has authored several journal publications and book chapters. She enjoys contributing to the field of ophthalmology and is the Chair of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Cataract Committee. As an active member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), she is a member of their Cataract Committee and sub-committee on Challenging and Complicated Cataract Surgery and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Fram lectures nationally and internationally and enjoys teaching innovative surgical techniques to colleagues, residents, and fellows.

Steven Naids, MD

Dr. Steven Naids received his sub-specialty training at the renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where his research interest included visual outcomes after cataract and corneal transplantation surgery.

Prior to fellowship, he completed a residency at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Dr. Naids received his medical degree from the Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) National Honor Medical Society.

While continuing to focus on comprehensive care of the entire eye, Dr. Naids practices the newest modalities of cataract and refractive surgery as well as corneal transplantation. He also has a specialized interest in the management of dry eye disease. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, where he has received awards for most outstanding research.

SAMUEL MASKET, MD

Dr. Samuel Masket is a board- certified ophthalmologist and Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, David Geffen School of Medicine, Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, and has specialized in complex and complicated cataract surgery.

He is the author of more than 100 scientific articles and two textbooks, which are revered by his colleagues worldwide. He has been recognized as one of the 50 most influential ophthalmologists, according to “Cataract + Refractive Surgery Today”. He is past president of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and has served on the Board of Trustees of The American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Masket has performed guest surgery and lectured in many international locations, and served on teaching missions with Orbis International. Dr. Masket has developed surgical instruments and methods that are used by surgeons worldwide. He holds US Patents intraocular lens designs.

More recently Dr. Masket has developed the Samuel and Barbara Masket Foundation. It provides assistance for needy patients, supports clinical research at Advanced Vision Care, and provides post-graduate Clinical and Research Fellowships.

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