LASIK Myths Part II

Thank you for all your great questions on my last post ❤️ Let’s bust some more LASIK myths today! 5️⃣ Dry eye is an absolute contraindication – Many LASIK candidates already have some dryness due to contact lens wear (4x more common). Mild and moderate cases can proceed with surgery Read more…

The Cataract Surgery Dance

My practice is closed on Mondays, but I (happily) drive through LA traffic to staff residents in the cataract OR at USC. Residents spend their final year of residency perfecting this beautiful but dangerously precarious dance as follows: 1️⃣ The cataract (a hard, cloudy lens) is skillfully broken up and Read more…

LA County Strong

Today was my first day staffing residents in the cataract OR at USC+LA County Medical Center as a volunteer attending. It was my first time walking through the old County hallways since graduation, and it brought back a flood of memories from my residency days. Like the first time we Read more…

Why I Chose Ophthalmology

[WWW- How to choose a medical specialty] Welcome to another  #whitecoatwisdomwednesday for healthcare professionals in training! Following the 20/20 theme this week ( à la Justin Timberlake), let’s talk about how I decided on ophthalmology. I’ve gotten so many questions about how to choose a medical specialty. Consider the following: Read more…