Advanced Vision Care Surgeons Are Featured Speakers at International Conference on The Art and Science of Ophthalmology

Sunday, May 14th, 2017, 10:24 pm

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Los Angeles, CA – Doctors Samuel Masket, Nicole Fram and Neda Shamie of Advanced Vision Care, will present topics ranging from premium and complex cataract surgery techniques, advanced lens implant technology, artificial iris prosthesis, corneal crosslinking and innovative corneal transplant techniques at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Conference from May 5-8 th in Los Angeles.

The practice has been at the forefront of leading edge technology and clinical trials to advance visual outcomes for patients confronted with eye disease and poor vision.

Dr. Samuel Masket is the founding partner of Advanced Vision Care in Century City, Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, past-president of ASCRS and co- founder of the Samuel and Barbara Masket Foundation, a non-profit charitable trust to benefit patients in need of vision correcting surgery that they cannot otherwise afford. Dr. Masket is also credited for his pioneering work with the femtosecond laser in 2004 that helped lead to a revolutionary new method for cataract surgery. He will be presenting multiple courses and papers on complex cataract surgery, management of malpositioned IOLs and surgical solutions for Negative Dysphotopsia during the conference, as well as being the featured speaker of the named Richard L. Lindstrom, MD Lecture.

Dr. Nicole Fram is the managing partner at Advanced Vision Care in Century City, a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology, at the Stein Eye Institute, UCLA and has expertise in premium cataract surgery, anterior segment reconstruction, laser refractive surgery and cornea and external disease. She will be presenting at Cornea Day on implementing the newly FDA approved technique of Corneal Crosslinking into clinical practice. Corneal Crosslinking is indicated for progressive keratoconus or post-laser vision correction ectasia. This procedure can potentially prevent severe vision loss and eventual need for corneal transplantation in early identified and treated patients. In addition, she will be teaching several courses on subjects ranging from complex cataract surgery, management of malpositioned IOLs, astigmatism management, intraoperative aberrometry and innovative corneal transplantation techniques such as Descemet’s membrane Epithelial Keratoplasty (DMEK).

Dr. Neda Shamie has expertise in cornea and external disease, premium cataract surgery, anterior segment reconstruction and laser refractive surgery. She will be presenting at Cornea Day on endothelial keratoplasty and how to choose between DMEK and DSEK in complex cases. She will also be teaching several courses on topics such as optimizing results with laser cataract surgery, surgical correction of malpositioned IOLs in the setting of corneal disease, management of corneal astigmatism with cataract surgery, and diagnosis and treatment of dry eyes. She is recognized as a national and international expert in advanced corneal transplantation and a highly regarded educator of advanced surgical techniques. As such, she will be the lead instructor in a series of courses on the topic or corneal transplantation, including wet lab demonstrations on laser enabled Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK), Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK) and DMEK.

The ASCRS organization shares knowledge and skills with ophthalmic surgeons by providing clinical and practice management education and by working with patients, government, and the medical community to promote the delivery and advancement of high-quality eye care. Advanced Vision Care in Los Angeles, CA recognizes the benefits of sharing their surgeons’ experience with national and international colleagues to promote knowledge and treatments to correct vision disorders.

About Advanced Vision Care

Advanced Vision Care in Los Angeles, CA is dedicated to providing state-of- the-art, individually based, high quality, eye health care. Drs. Samuel Masket, Nicole Fram, Neda Shamie and Juliet Chung are board-certified skilled ophthalmologists that provide a variety of services to help patients attain the clearest vision possible. Their services cover a range of eye problems including cataracts, glaucoma, corneal disease and dry eye, retinal disorders, and ocular injuries. They have the common goal of ascertaining the most appropriate care for any given patient, explaining the purpose of the treatment, and in initiating said therapy in a courteous and compassionate manner irrespective of age, gender, nationality, race, or payment program. For more information on how to contribute to the Samuel and Barbara Masket Foundation, please visit the website by clicking here

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