Steven Charles Dresner, MD

Title(s)Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology (Part-Time)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressHC4 4900 1450 San Pablo Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033-6103
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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. Oral Sedation Anesthesia Protocol for In-Office Oculoplastic Surgery. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2023 Nov 16. Conger JR, Manipud N, Elhalouti I, Lo C, Wang Y, Burnstine MA, Dresner SC, Samimi DB. PMID: 37972952.
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    2. Re: "The Role of Postoperative Bandage Contact Lens in Patients Undergoing Fasanella-Servat Ptosis Repair". Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2022 Jan-Feb 01; 38(1):94. Conger JR, Dresner SC, Samimi DB. PMID: 34982063.
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    3. What is in a Name? It is Time to Retire the Term "Asian Blepharoplasty". Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 May-Jun 01; 37(3):290-293. Lorden DS, Kim A, Tejawinata F, Samimi DB, Lo CC, Dresner SC, Burnstine MA. PMID: 33315850.
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    4. Re: Kersten et al.: Orbital "blowout" fractures: time for a new paradigm (Ophthalmology. 2018;125:796-798). Ophthalmology. 2018 12; 125(12):e87-e88. Pfeiffer ML, Bergman MY, Merritt HA, Samimi DB, Dresner SC, Burnstine MA. PMID: 30343934.
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    5. On-Q pump for pain control after orbital implant surgery. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Sep-Oct; 30(5):396-9. Samimi DB, Erb MH, Perry AC, Burnstine MA, Dresner SC. PMID: 24777268.
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    6. The modified fasanella-servat procedure: description and quantified analysis. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jan-Feb; 29(1):30-4. Samimi DB, Erb MH, Lane CJ, Dresner SC. PMID: 23247032.
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    7. Using the inferior oblique muscle to augment implant coverage in enucleation surgery. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jan-Feb; 27(1):52-4. McInnes AW, Dresner SC. PMID: 20829730.
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    8. Small incision preperiosteal midface lift for correction of lower eyelid retraction. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 May-Jun; 26(3):176-81. Marshak H, Morrow DM, Dresner SC. PMID: 20489542.
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    9. Efficacy and complications of the transconjunctival entropion repair for lower eyelid involutional entropion. Ophthalmology. 2006 Dec; 113(12):2351-6. Erb MH, Uzcategui N, Dresner SC. PMID: 17157138.
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    10. External (subciliary) vs internal (transconjunctival) involutional entropion repair. Am J Ophthalmol. 2005 Dec; 140(6):1166; author reply 1166-7. Erb MH, Dresner SC. PMID: 16376681.
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    11. Multipurpose conical orbital implant in evisceration. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Sep; 21(5):376-8. Marshak H, Dresner SC. PMID: 16234704.
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    12. The smooth surface tunnel porous polyethylene enucleation implant. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2004 Sep-Oct; 35(5):358-62. Woog JJ, Dresner SC, Lee TS, Kim YD, Hartstein ME, Shore JW, Neuhaus RW, Kaltreider SA, Migliori ME, Mandeville JT, Roh JH, Amato MM. PMID: 15497545.
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    13. Safety of blepharoplasty in patients with preoperative dry eyes. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2004 Mar-Apr; 6(2):101-4. Saadat D, Dresner SC. PMID: 15023797.
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    14. Re: "Comparison of retrobulbar analgesics for evisceration". Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Sep; 19(5):411; author reply 411-2. Uzcategui N, Burnstine M, Dresner SC. PMID: 14506432.
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    15. Conjunctival melting syndrome associated with the use of bovine pericardium wrapping material. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Jul; 19(4):257-61. Bidar M, Hawes MJ, Dresner SC, Epstein G, Lucarelli MJ, Glover T, Fante RG, Migliori ME. PMID: 12878872.
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    16. Cadaveric pericardial patch grafts. Ophthalmology. 2002 Aug; 109(8):1412-3; author reply 1413. Uzcategui N, Dresner S. PMID: 12153778.
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    17. Primary implant placement with evisceration in patients with endophthalmitis. Ophthalmology. 2000 Sep; 107(9):1661-4; discussion 1664-5. Dresner SC, Karesh JW. PMID: 10964824.
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    18. Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia: collection of four cases and a review of the literature. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 1997 Mar; 13(1):48-56. Werner MS, Hornblass A, Reifler DM, Dresner SC, Harrison W. PMID: 9076784.
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    19. Minimal ptosis management. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 1997; 37(3):151-62. Dresner SC. PMID: 9279648.
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    20. Silicone intubation without intranasal fixation for treatment of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Am J Ophthalmol. 1995 Jun; 119(6):816-7. Dresner SC. PMID: 7785709.
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    21. High-density porous polyethylene (Medpor) as a successful anophthalmic socket implant. Ophthalmology. 1994 Oct; 101(10):1688-95; discussion 1695-6. Karesh JW, Dresner SC. PMID: 7936568.
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    22. Animal model of porous polyethylene orbital implants. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 1994 Jun; 10(2):104-9. Goldberg RA, Dresner SC, Braslow RA, Kossovsky N, Legmann A. PMID: 8086357.
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    23. Transconjunctival entropion repair. Arch Ophthalmol. 1993 Aug; 111(8):1144-8. Dresner SC, Karesh JW. PMID: 8352697.
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    24. Outpatient dacryocystorhinostomy. Ophthalmic Surg. 1991 Apr; 22(4):222-4. Dresner SC, Klussman KG, Meyer DR, Linberg JV. PMID: 1772483.
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    25. The "safest" lower lid blepharoplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1991 Jan; 87(1):195. Dresner SC. PMID: 1984268.
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    26. Further modifications of the Müller's muscle-conjunctival resection procedure for blepharoptosis. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 1991; 7(2):114-22. Dresner SC. PMID: 1863563.
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    27. Orbital volume augmentation with adjustable prefabricated methylmethacrylate subperiosteal implants. Ophthalmic Surg. 1991 Jan; 22(1):53-6. Dresner SC, Codère F, Corriveau C. PMID: 2014113.
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    28. Carbon dioxide laser treatment of the conjunctiva and the cornea. Ophthalmology. 1988 Jan; 95(1):37-45. Codère F, Brownstein S, Garwood JL, Dresner SC. PMID: 3125498.
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    29. Treatment of blepharospasm with medication, surgery and type A botulinum toxin. Can J Ophthalmol. 1987 Feb; 22(1):24-8. Arthurs B, Flanders M, Codère F, Gauthier S, Dresner S, Stone L. PMID: 3815152.
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    30. Lacrimal drainage system inflammatory masses from retained silicone tubing. Am J Ophthalmol. 1984 Nov; 98(5):609-13. Dresner SC, Codère F, Brownstein S, Jouve P. PMID: 6496615.
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    31. Acute and subacute orbital myositis. Am J Ophthalmol. 1983 Aug; 96(2):209-17. Weinstein GS, Dresner SC, Slamovits TL, Kennerdell JS. PMID: 6881244.
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