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Ophthalmology Service

At the University Eye Center at Ketchum Health, our Ophthalmology Service provides the following services to our patients:

  1. Retina Service
    1. Laser/Medical Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-related macular Degeneration (Wet and Dry form)
    2. Laser treatment for retinal defects (holes, tears and trauma)
    3. Laser treatment for retinal vascular disorders
    4. Fluorescein Angiography for diagnosis of vascular and degenerative retinal disease/disorders
    5. Evaluation for retinal oncology
    6. Evaluation and treatment for congenital retinal disorders
    7. Evaluation of Vitreo-retinal diseases

       
  2. Anterior Segment/ Glaucoma Service
    1. Laser/medical treatment for all types of glaucoma
    2. Surgical treatment for lid disorders ( skin tags, styes and other peri-ocular growths)
    3. Laser and Surgical treatment for corneal disorders
    4. Laser treatment of post cataract complications (capsulotomy)
    5. Biopsy of possible oncology of the lids and adnexae
    6. Medical and topical treatment of Uveitic disorders
    7. Treatment of ocular trauma
    8. Botox injections for lids and peri-ocular age related wrinkles


Here are our doctor biographies:

Dr. Mark Bronstein

  • Dr. Bronstein is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in treating diseases of the retina and vitreous. He received his bachelor of arts degree Cum Laude with honors in life sciences from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.
  • The doctor then went on to obtain his medical degree from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. After a medical internship at Long Island Jewish hospital, he completed his ophthalmology residency at UMDNJ (Rutgers New Jersey Medical School).
  • Dr. Bronstein finished a two-year fellowship in vitreo-retinal diseases at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Retina Service and Retina Associates with Charles Schepens, MD.
  • Dr. Bronstein's main interests are diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and retinal detachment repair.  He is especially interested in the treatment of retinal disease with anti-VEGF agents.  He is always hoping to achieve the best possible visual results for his patients and makes himself very accessible to his patients and referring doctors.
  • Dr. Bronstein also holds a master in medical management degree from University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications.


Dr. Anthony Culotta

  • Dr. Anthony Culotta has been practicing as a retinal specialist for 10 years.  He graduated from Duke University as an undergraduate scholar and then did all of his medical training in New Orleans, Louisiana including medical school at Tulane University, residency with LSU New Orleans/Ochsner Hospital, and a two year retina fellowship with Kurt Gitter and Retina Associates. Dr. Culotta has been working in southern California for the last eight years with the same practice, Retina Institute of California.
  • Dr. Culotta's main interests are diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and retinal detachment repair.  He is especially interested in the treatment of retinal disease with anti-VEGF agents.  He is always hoping to achieve the best possible visual results for his patients and makes himself very accessible to his patients and referring doctors.


Dr. Franklin Lusby

  • Dr. Lusby has performed over 45,000 refractive procedures since becoming a board-certified ophthalmologist in 1980. While he regularly performs a variety of eye surgeries including PRK and Intralase®, the majority of Dr. Lusby’s practice is LASIK. In fact, he typically performs more than 150 LASIK procedures each month.
  • Dr. Lusby is a graduate of the prestigious Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California. He completed the Basic Science Course for Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary at Harvard Medical School in Boston before returning to the west coast for his residency at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles.


Dr. John Maher

  • In 1981, Dr. Maher graduated from Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois where he completed his residency in ophthalmology. Upon achievement of his medical degree, Dr. Maher returned to California where he accomplished his fellowship training at the University of California, San Diego. He began his practice in ophthalmology in Torrance, California in 1986.
  • Today, Dr. Maher is a board-certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training in Cornea and External Diseases. He maintains memberships in Loyola University’s Foreign Ophthalmologic Care from the United States, the Los Angeles County Medical Association, the California Medical Association, the Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology and the Orange County Society of Ophthalmology.
  • Board-Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow: American Academy of Ophthalmology, American College of Surgeons
  • MD: Loyola University, Chicago, IL
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Loyola University
  • Fellowship: Cornea and External Disease, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
  • Expertise: Premium laser cataract surgery, cataract surgery–adults and children, cataract surgery with enhanced near vision, near, far and astigmatism surgery, glaucoma treatment and surgery, anterior segment reconstruction, diabetic eye problems, pterygium surgery, dry eye disease, blepharitis, corneal surgery, floaters and macular degeneration

 

 

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