Matossian Eye Associates Newsletter
 
 
 
 
June 2017
 
 
 
Cynthia Matossian, M.D., F.A.C.S 
Refractive Cataract Surgery & Dry Eye
Ilya Rozenbaum, M.D.
Medical & Surgical Glaucoma,
Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Cataracts
Priya Desai, M.D.
Medical & Surgical Glaucoma,
Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Cataracts
Sebastian Lesniak, M.D.
Medical & Surgical Cornea, PRK & LASIK, 
Cataract & Anterior Segment Surgery
Hilary Brader, M.D.
Medical & Laser Treatment of Retinal Diseases
Jeremy Aikey, D.O.
Medical & Surgical Retina
Paul Johnson, M.D.
Oculoplastics and Aesthetics
 
 
 
Jennine Lutz, O.D.
Complete Eye Care & Contact Lenses
Rebecca Posner, O.D.
Complete Eye Care & Contact Lenses
Hetal Diwan, O.D.
Complete Eye Care & Contact Lenses
Jennifer Viscusi, O.D.
Complete Eye Care & Contact Lenses
Travis Gabriel, O.D.
Complete Eye Care & Contact Lenses
Janine Disanti, O.D.
Complete Eye Care & Contact Lenses
Shelley Cutler, O.D.
Specialty and Hard-to-Fit Contact Lenses, Including Scleral Lenses and RGP
Errol Rummel, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation & Low Vision
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Desai Wins  "10 Best Corrective Eye Surgeons" Award in New Jersey
 
 
 
 
"American Institute is an impartial third-party rating recognizing excellence of practitioners in the field. We compile an exclusive list of the “10 Best”  physicians for each State."

- American Institute of Medical Professionals.
 
 
 
 
 
MEA Now Carries Obagi Products
 
 
 
 
MEA is happy to announce that we now carry Obagi's Medical Skin-Care products. Obagi products can be used to treat:
 
 
 
 
  • Dark circles
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Dark spots
  • Rosacea
  • and much more...

If you are interested in learning more about Obagi, please call and ask to make an appointment with Dr. Johnson, our Wills Eye trained board certified oculoplastics specialist.
 
 
Dr. Johnson
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian at American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Meeting
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian [at podium] presenting at the 
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian Moderated
"Difficult Conversations" at ASCRS meeting
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian moderated a panel at the OWL event at ASCRS 2017  titled "Difficult Conversations: Finding your Voice with Effective Communication Strategies."
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian was featured in an article in
Business Wire on May 5th, titled

"CheckedUp Introduces a Better Way to Wait at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Meeting"

You can read the full article here.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian was featured in an article in
Ocular Surgery News on May 10th, titled
"Lower-diopter toric IOLs produce good visual acuity results"
You can read the full article here.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian at ASCRS in L.A discussing
"Intraocular delivery of medications during cataract surgery advantageous"
You can watch the full video here.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian discusses the advantages of intraocular and
trans-zonular medication during cataract surgery.
You can watch the full interview here.
 
 
 
 
 
Errol Rummel, OD of MEA was interviewed at the Bacharach Institute of Rehabilitation, discussing how he became interested in eye care.
You can read the full article here.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian recently spoke on 
"Neurostimulator the latest tool for dry eye treatment"
You can watch the full video here.
 
 
 
 
 
MEA staff recently attended a continuing education course for technicians in Baltimore, MD titled "Essential Technician Work Up Skills"
 
 
 
 
 
Eggs Make Salads More Eye-Friendly
 
 
 
 
"Researchers at Purdue University believe they have found a way to get more bang for your buck when having a salad. They suggest adding cooked eggs. In their study, consuming the cooked eggs with the salad increased the absorption of the carotenoids from three to nine-fold. As a bonus, the egg yolks themselves also contain lutein and zeaxanthin..."

Written by Jennifer Viscusi, OD

To read the rest of this blog post, click here.
 
 
 
 
How To Get The Most Out of
Your Doctor's Appointment
 
 
 
 
"First, be sure that our office accepts your insurance. You can call or go online to your insurance website to see a directory of in-network providers. Then, when you call our office to make your appointment, verify with our front office staff that we take your insurance..."

Written by Jodie Nini, Practice Administrator

To read the rest of this blog post, click here.
 
 
 
 
 
Community Outreach
 
 
 
 
Matossian Eye Associates is active in the Mercer County, NJ and Bucks County, PA communities, offering complimentary vision screenings, information on eye health, and educational lectures.

Some of our recent appearances are below:
 
 
 
 
Ophthalmic Technician Carissa of Matossian Eye Associates offered vision screenings at the Lawrence Township Office on Aging 
 
 
 
Ophthalmic Technician Christine of Matossian Eye Associates offered vision screenings at the Lawrence Township Office on Aging 
 
 
 
MEA participated in the UPS Twilight Wellness Fair in Horsham, PA
 
 
 
 
 
Whats Happening at MEA
 
 

Pictured: Sierra (Left), Jennifer Viscusi, OD (Right)
 
 
Biomedical sciences student of the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Sierra McCloud, recently shadowed multiple doctors at Matossian Eye Associates.
 
 
 
 
 
MEA is Active in a Variety of Clinical Studies 
 
 
 
 
♦ Ophthalmic Suspension Compared to PVP-Iodine and Placebo in the Treatment of Adenoviral Conjunctivitis (This study has just started)

♦ Ophthalmic Suspension Compared to Placebo in the Treatment of Bacterial Conjunctivitis (This study has just started)

♦ A retrospective cohort study of cataract surgery patients who received treatment with a Malyugin Ring vs. Omdira. (This is a retrospective analysis of data)

♦ Post-Approval Study of the Tecnis® Toric IOL, Models ZCT300 and ZCT400 (This study will begin soon)

♦ Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Iontophoretic Dexamethasone Phosphate Ophthalmic Solution Compared to Prednisolone Acetate Ophthalmic Suspension (1%) in Patients with Non-Infectious Anterior Segment Uveitis (We are actively looking for patients)

♦ Ophthalmic Suspension Compared to Vehicle in Subjects with Dry Eye Disease.  (We are actively looking for patients)

♦ Pre-and Post-Operative Keratometry measurements Post LipiFlow Treatment. (We are actively looking for candidates)
 
 
 
 
 
Update Your Personal Info From Home!

Matossian Eye Associates offers you the ability to see and update your personal information from the comfort of your home or office.  You can visit our patient portal at www.matossianeye.com to set up your secure account.
 
 
 
Follow these steps:
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
•  Go online to: www.matossianeye.com and select the "Patient                           Portal" button at the top right of the page.
•  Select "View Your Personal Information" and create a secure account.
 
 
 
 
Left to Right:
Back Row - Sebastian Lesniak, MD; Ilya Rozenbaum, MD; and Priya Desai, MD, MBA.
Front Row - Rebecca Posner, OD; Hetal Diwan, OD; Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS;
Hilary Brader, MD; Jennine Lutz, OD; and Jennifer Viscusi, OD.
 
 
 
 
HOPEWELL
Two Capital Way
Suite 326
Pennington, NJ 08534
(609) 882-8833​
 
 
 
 
DOYLESTOWN
501 Hyde Park
Route 202
Doylestown, PA 18902
(215) 230-9200​
 
 
 
 
HAMILTON
1445 Whitehorse M'ville Road Suite 106
Hamilton, NJ 08619
(609) 890-0772
 
 
 
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