Dr. Ferreyra is an Assistant Clinical Professor with the UCSD Department of Ophthalmology at the Shiley Eye Institute. He obtained his medical degree and completed a residency in ophthalmology and fellowship in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous from the University of California, San Diego. After his fellowship, Dr. Ferreyra studied electroretinography and retinal dystrophies at the University of Michigan with Dr. John Heckenlively, an internationally renowned authority in the field. Dr. Ferreyra's practice encompasses all medical and surgical diseases of the retina, with clinical and research interests in age-related macular degeneration and the hereditary retinal dystrophies. Currently, he is an investigator in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS 2), a multi-center clinical trial studying the benefits of lutein and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for AMD. Dr Ferreyra is bilingual in English and Spanish, a skill appreciated by his Spanish-speaking patients.
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