Brookline Ophthalmologist
1101 Beacon Street, 6W
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446 US
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19 years experience
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: American University, Beirut
    Medical: MD, Vanderbilt University
    Graduate: PhD, Vanderbilt University
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Fellowship: Cornea and Refractive Surgery, MEEI
    Residency: Ophthalmology, Georgetown University

Treatments offered at Boston Laser

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Rainbows around nearby Light after Femto based blade free LASIK surgery. Is it normal?

Are you noticing this more at night? Most patients will notice this at night in the first few weeks after the procedure. If you have been told before... READ MORE

Should I be worried about LASIK relapse?

Great to hear you are happy with your procedure. I would not worry about the effects of the procedure long-term. Most patients have stable vision... READ MORE

Blurry vision after LASIK. Is this normal?

Some patients heal quicker than others. What you have specified is not uncommon. Do you know if you had Lasik or Lasek? The Lasek procedure takes a... READ MORE

As ophthalmic surgeon,,, it is safe to do laser during pregnancy??

No, it is not safe to have Laser Surgery during pregnancy. You would have to wait until after you finish nursing to schedule your procedure. READ MORE

Still cannot see far away after LASIK surgery. Should I go somewhere else for a second opinion?

I would recommend going in for a second opinion. It would be better to find out if you would be a good candidate for an enhancement to your procedure,... READ MORE

When age does eyesight stabilize?

Eyesight typically stabilizes at 18 years old. It is best to wait for laser surgery until your daughter is at least 18, to make sure she would most... READ MORE

I have a slight blur in right eye after lasik. Should I be worried?

Some patients take longer than others to heal, so your situation is not uncommon. I would recommend scheduling a follow-up appointment with your... READ MORE

Blurry vision with left eye after LASIK operation

It is not unexpected for some people to heal slower than expected, which is not a cause of concern. It will ultimately get there. It is better to ask... READ MORE

Is 16 years old too young to do LASIK surgery?

18 is the youngest age we recommend for a patient to have Lasik. Your vision does not fully stabilize until then, so it is better to wait in order to... READ MORE

Too young for LASIK?

After you turn 18 years old, your vision stabilizes. As long as your doctor has informed you that your vision has been stable, it is safe and... READ MORE

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