Ophthalmology | Male | 50 years old
Newport Beach Office
320 Superior Ave Ste 390
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
Gregg Feinerman, MD FACS is a board-certified and fellowship-trained LASIK surgeon with a thriving Orange County practice in Newport Beach. He completed his ophthalmology training at the University of California, Irvine campus in June of 1998. After his residency training, Dr. Feinerman completed a refractive surgery fellowship at the internationally recognized Gimbel Eye Center. There, he was trained in advanced ocular surgical techniques (LASIK, PRK, Intacs® corneal ring segments, phakic intraocular lenses, refractive lensectomy, cataract surgery, and AK). Dr. Gregg Feinerman has performed numerous advanced refractive techniques to treat myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism, using technology that is still currently limited to clinical trials in the United States.
As a highly respected cataract and LASIK surgeon serving Newport Beach and surrounding Orange County communities, he has been published in several peer-reviewed journals and books on both subjects. His paper entitled "Safety and Efficacy of Simultaneous Bilateral LASIK" was published in the August 1999 issue of Ophthalmology. Many consider this article a landmark study in ophthalmology because it proves LASIK can be done safely on both eyes the same day.
In addition to having his work published in medical journals, Dr. Gregg Feinerman recently contributed chapters to several best-selling textbooks including Refractive Surgery - A Manual of Principles and Practice; Wavefront Analysis, Aberrometers, & Corneal Topography; and LASIK & Beyond LASIK -Wavefront Analysis & Customized Ablation. These books instruct eye surgeons on the proper methods of caring for eye surgery patients and have been read by physicians all over the world.
Dr. Gregg Feinerman is part of an elite group of LASIK surgeons investigating surgical techniques to correct visual errors that result in a reliance on reading glasses for near vision. He is a contributing author to the book entitled Presbyopia: A Surgical Textbook, which was released in 2002. The book instructs LASIK surgeons on the new surgery to correct presbyopia and thereby allow patients to read without reading glasses.
Dr. Feinerman is a member of the scientific advisory board for Bausch & Lomb, manufacturer ofCrystalens™. He is also a certified clinical instructor for Nidek, Inc., manufacturer of the Nidek laser. Dr. Feinerman frequently travels around the U.S. training physicians on both Crystalens™ and laser refractive surgery.
He is also an associate clinical professor at USC in the Department of Ophthalmology, teaching eye surgery at University of Southern California.
More than anything else, Dr. Feinerman feels that the best way to measure his success as a LASIK andOrange County Crystalens™ surgeon is by the satisfaction of each of his Orange County area patients. If you would like to find out how Dr. Gregg Feinerman can help you to see clearly through LASIK surgery, please contact the Feinerman Vision Center in Newport Beach today!
Feinerman Vision Center takes the time to evaluate each patient's individual eye needs & any special conditions before suggesting treatments.
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No malpractice history found for California.
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
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