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Intraocular lenses have grown by leaps and bounds, and I feel privileged to be part of the ongoing learning.
TOMS RIVER, NJ, July 06, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates announced on Thursday that board-certified ophthalmologist and world-renowned eye surgeon Dr. Omar Almallah recently participated in several sessions at the annual American Society of Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Symposium.
Dr. Almallah traveled to Los Angeles in May to act as the lead moderator of a scientific session on multifocal intraocular implants. He introduced an international panel of speakers, asked questions and guided the group discussion. At the end of the session, Dr. Almallah also tabulated votes and presented an award to the best research paper.
"It is an immense honor to present leading eye surgeons to an audience of my peers and manage the conversation so everybody can get the most up-to-date information," Dr. Almallah said. "Intraocular lenses have grown by leaps and bounds, and I feel privileged to be part of the ongoing learning."
Dr. Almallah was also a co-instructor at one of the ASCRS Symposium skills transfer labs. He taught advanced surgical techniques for the iris to a group of eye surgeons.
Numbering 16 participants, the lab was an advanced course for doctors interesting in expanding their surgical skills. Dr. Almallah and the other instructors provided hands-on guidance in surgical techniques for repairing and stabilizing intraocular lenses after implantation.
Held in conjunction with the annual Congress of the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA), the ASCRS Symposium is a yearly continuing education opportunity for eye surgeons and specialists. In addition to five days of courses, labs, symposia and even a film festival, the first day of the meeting featured day-long programs dedicated to topics including corneal care, glaucoma and refractive surgery.
About Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates
Led by acclaimed eye surgeon Dr. Omar Almallah, Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates provides comprehensive care to patients from offices in Toms River, Marlboro, Barnegat and Brick, New Jersey. Doctors at the practice perform LASIK vision correction, cataract surgery and replacement with premium lenses, glaucoma treatment and cosmetic services such as eyelid surgery and dermal fillers. Dr. Almallah is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and recognized as a fellow by the American College of Surgeons and the American Board of Eye Surgeons. He and a team of six experienced ophthalmologists and optometrists provide world-class eye services to patients throughout New Jersey, as well as international visitors.
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