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LA JOLLA, CA, November 09, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Los Angelitos Orphanage President Edward Perry recently announced the appointment of Nasrin Mani, M.D. as the facility's new Medical Director.
Dr. Mani is well known in the Southern California area as a top ophthalmologist at California Retina Associates and founder of the La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic.
She brings over 25 years of experience in the medical field to her position. She also brings a passion for treating the underprivileged, especially children. "I never had any kids of my own," Dr. Mani told us, "and I am so happy to have this chance to treat children who would otherwise go without care."
"The children at the Orphanage are so loving and grateful," she added, "I feel blessed to be able to be there to help them."
Dr. Mani is a generous supporter of a number of worthy causes. She believes in sharing what she has been given to touch the lives of others. When asked if these efforts ever became overwhelming, she said, "Not really. I've never considered giving up on what needs to be done."
Dr. Mani came to the U.S. from Persia and grew up in Kansas, overcoming cultural and language barriers to become a top student, and eventually matriculated at Vanderbilt University, completing her internship and residency in Ophthalmology. She then finished a Fellowship at USC's Doheny Eye Institute in Vitreo Retinal Surgery.
Over the years she earned a reputation among the best of the best eye surgeons in the United States, the doctor of last resort for serious eye problems.
Her work with laser surgery inspired her to look at the possibilities lasers made available in the field of cosmetic surgery. She turned to aesthetic surgery to give help and hope to people who needed healing for their wounded appearances and self esteem as well as their vision.
Dr. Mani is married to Dr. Darush Moyhi, a well-known infertility specialist with a practice in Orange County.
Dr. Mani keeps a busy schedule at California Retina Associates, performing her delicate surgeries at Scripps Memorial. She divides her time with her cosmetic laser practice, La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic.
Dr. Mani has always been driven to achieve and as a result has been named as a Top Doc for San Diego, one of Southern California's Top Doctors and also an America's Top Doctor.
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