Dextenza is an exciting new medical device that I have begun using at the end of my cataract surgery procedures. This recently FDA-approved device is a very small cylindrical plug, approximately the size of a human hair, which is placed in the tear duct of the lower lid at the completion of cataract surgery. This […]

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is a severe, vision threatening disease that every individual may face as they age. In this condition our central vision is destroyed. My uncle went legally blind due to macular degeneration and lost his ability to read and drive. This experience prompted me to begin treating SMD (Senile Macular Degeneration) sooner and more […]


Glaucoma stirs a strong sense of fear in many. This potentially blinding condition affects tens of millions of people worldwide. Of great concern is that once the optic nerve is damaged, the results are permanent. Many individuals are unaware that they have this disease even when the damage is severe and irreversible. This is possibly […]


LATISSE™ Full, natural-looking eyelashes can now be achieved through a prescription treatment called Latisse™. Latisse is the first and only eyelash treatment approved by the FDA to help grow longer, fuller and darker eyelashes and treat hypotrichosis, a condition that includes having inadequate or not enough eyelashes. Latisse contains bimatoprost, an active ingredient that improves […]

National Academy Meeting

Each year over 20000 Ophthalmologists from around the globe join to discuss, learn, and interact with each other. This year in San Francisco was no exception. In the next few blogs I hope to share with you some of the exciting experiences I had. This year I spent a significant amount of time deciding which […]

  • Posted on: Dec 14 2009
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Technis Multifocal

As technology progresses new lens will continually enter the market. The most recent lens to enter the market is the Technis multifocal. This lens uses the same diffractive refractive technology as the Restor, but the diffractive grating goes throughout the optic making the lens less pupil dependent for reading. I will continue to access and […]

  • Posted on: Jul 20 2009
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Ophthalmologists are once again at the forefront of innovation for cosmetic facial procedures. From Botox to Juvéderm, eye physicians have been regarded as the experts in the original research and development of injectable, anti-wrinkle treatments. Now, Latisse, the first and only FDA-approved treatment for inadequate or sparse, thinning eyelashes, has been added to the options […]

  • Posted on: Jun 3 2009
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Restor Intraocular Lens

I have been happy with the results of the Restor refractive diffractive lens. Alcon surgical has added a new add power to allow a more natural reading position. This is helpful particularly if you want to use a computer. This lens offers an alternative to traditional intraocular lens that only refract light for distance vision. […]

  • Posted on: May 23 2009
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New Technology

New technology can be great but there is no substitute for patient doctor communication. I pride myself on trying to know what is best suited for each patient and offering what is truly best for them. The main reason  patients find me after an unhappy experience with another practice is that other doctors don’t talk […]

  • Posted on: Apr 1 2009
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As our experience with new lens technologies continues to grow the benefits which I can offer my patients becomes more rewarding with each passing day.  Previously with cataract surgery we were satisfied to just make the quality of vision improve. Now with the advent of the crystal HD and the new Restor Asheric I can […]

  • Posted on: Mar 10 2009
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