Tarek Alasil, MD Optician

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Optician Pasadena, CA

About Tarek Alasil MD

Tarek Alasil, MD is a doctor primarily located in Pasadena, CA. His specialties include Optician, Ophthalmology, Optometry.


Acuity Eye Group & Retina Institute of California 100 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91105


Tarek Alasil has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Tarek Alasil has the following 4 expertise

  • detached retina
  • macular degeneration
  • retina disease
  • retina surgery

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More about Tarek Alasil

Dr. Alasil completed his ophthalmology residency training at Yale University and joined the Retina Institute of California for his retina fellowship. Dr. Alasil was part of the team who innovated en face imaging using swept source optical coherence tomography technology in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His main research interests focus on polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy, diabetic retinopathy and diabetic choroidopathy. He has written over 35 original peer-reviewed articles, major reviews,case reports, and book reviews. He has presented his work at national and international meetings including the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology(AAO). He won the best poster award at AAO and the ASCRS excellence in residency award. He was granted a travel grant to present his work on diabetic choroidopathy at Asia ARVO meeting in Yokohama, Japan, and he was invited to speak at the Rabb-Venable excellence in research program. He served as one of the advocacy ambassadors to the AAO midyear forum in Washington, DC.

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