Amir Marvasti, M.D.

Amir Marvasti, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Amir Marvasti is a board certified Ophthalmologist in southern California. He specializes in cataract, cornea, and refractive surgery that includes LASIK and corneal transplantation. He received his medical degree from Boston University and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at UC-San Diego, where he also served as the Chief Resident. Dr Marvasti then spent a year at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute to complete a fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery. He is diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.

Latest Articles by Amir Marvasti, M.D.

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Macular Degeneration

This Is Your Brain on Wet AMD

Exactly what's going on with the wiring in your head when you have wet AMD? Get the details, here.

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Macular Degeneration

Do You Know the Early Signs of Wet AMD?

You might not realize your vision loss is progressing with wet AMD. Here’s what to look for (and what to do about it).

Macular Degeneration

What the World Looks Like With Wet AMD

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Your Guide to Glaucoma Basics

Get the clear-eyed facts on this common disorder, and learn what you can do to protect your vision.

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Your Top Qs About Glaucoma Answered

Worried about your risk for this vision-threatening condition? Our experts tackle your most common questions about glaucoma.

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Macular Degeneration

Staying on the Move When You Have Wet AMD

People with low vision from wet age-related macular degeneration can learn how to navigate life again with the help of a mobility specialist.

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Macular Degeneration

Let's Talk About Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treatment

It's a serious disease—with highly successful treatment options. Here's what the experts say is your best approach if you've been diagnosed with wet AMD.

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Diabetic Macular Edema

8 Risk Factors for Diabetic Macular Edema

Losing your eyesight is one of the most serious complications of diabetes. Early detection can make a difference—here’s what to look for.