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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Glaucoma

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Macular Degeneration

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Macular Degeneration

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

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Diabetic Macular Edema

8 Risk Factors for Diabetic Macular Edema

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Vision Health

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Macular Degeneration

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