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Steven Charles Dresner, MD

Title(s)Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology (Part-Time)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
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    American Academy of OphthalmologyHonor Award
    American Academy of OphthalmologySenior Honor Award

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    Dr. Steven C. Dresner earned his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed an internship in general surgery at the University of California at San Francisco. He was a resident in ophthalmology at Louisiana State University at New Orleans.

    He subsequently served as a fellow in Neuro-ophthalmology and Orbital Surgery under John S. Kennerdell, M.D. at the University of Pittsburgh. Following that, he received his fellowship training in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at McGill University in Montreal with Francois Codere, M.D.

    Dr. Dresner is a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, (ASOPRS). He is the director of the fellowship in Oculo-facial and Cosmetic Surgery at Eyesthetica sponsored by ASOPRS. He is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine.

    Dr. Dresner is the recipient of the Honor Award and Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has published over thirty peer reviewed articles in major journals and numerous book chapters in Oculplastic text books. He lectures nationally and internationally. Dr. Dresner is the developer of the Medpor MCOI implant and the co-developer of the Medpor SST implant.

    Dr. Dresner is available to see patients for consultation at Eyesthetica’s Santa Monica, Pasadena, and Torrance offices.

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    1. Pfeiffer ML, Bergman MY, Merritt HA, Samimi DB, Dresner SC, Burnstine MA. Re: Kersten et al.: Orbital "blowout" fractures: time for a new paradigm (Ophthalmology. 2018;125:796-798). Ophthalmology. 2018 Dec; 125(12):e87-e88. PMID: 30343934.
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    2. Samimi DB, Erb MH, Perry AC, Burnstine MA, Dresner SC. On-Q pump for pain control after orbital implant surgery. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Sep-Oct; 30(5):396-9. PMID: 24777268.
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    3. Samimi DB, Erb MH, Lane CJ, Dresner SC. The modified fasanella-servat procedure: description and quantified analysis. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jan-Feb; 29(1):30-4. PMID: 23247032.
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    4. McInnes AW, Dresner SC. Using the inferior oblique muscle to augment implant coverage in enucleation surgery. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jan-Feb; 27(1):52-4. PMID: 20829730.
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    5. Marshak H, Morrow DM, Dresner SC. Small incision preperiosteal midface lift for correction of lower eyelid retraction. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 May-Jun; 26(3):176-81. PMID: 20489542.
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    6. Erb MH, Uzcategui N, Dresner SC. Efficacy and complications of the transconjunctival entropion repair for lower eyelid involutional entropion. Ophthalmology. 2006 Dec; 113(12):2351-6. PMID: 17157138.
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    7. Erb MH, Dresner SC. External (subciliary) vs internal (transconjunctival) involutional entropion repair. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005 Dec; 140(6):1166; author reply 1166-7. PMID: 16376681.
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    8. Marshak H, Dresner SC. Multipurpose conical orbital implant in evisceration. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Sep; 21(5):376-8. PMID: 16234704.
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    9. Woog JJ, Dresner SC, Lee TS, Kim YD, Hartstein ME, Shore JW, Neuhaus RW, Kaltreider SA, Migliori ME, Mandeville JT, Roh JH, Amato MM. The smooth surface tunnel porous polyethylene enucleation implant. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2004 Sep-Oct; 35(5):358-62. PMID: 15497545.
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    10. Saadat D, Dresner SC. Safety of blepharoplasty in patients with preoperative dry eyes. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2004 Mar-Apr; 6(2):101-4. PMID: 15023797.
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    11. Uzcategui N, Burnstine M, Dresner SC. Re: "Comparison of retrobulbar analgesics for evisceration". Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Sep; 19(5):411; author reply 411-2. PMID: 14506432.
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    12. Bidar M, Hawes MJ, Dresner SC, Epstein G, Lucarelli MJ, Glover T, Fante RG, Migliori ME. Conjunctival melting syndrome associated with the use of bovine pericardium wrapping material. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Jul; 19(4):257-61. PMID: 12878872.
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    13. Uzcategui N, Dresner S. Cadaveric pericardial patch grafts. Ophthalmology. 2002 Aug; 109(8):1412-3; author reply 1413. PMID: 12153778.
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