Nassau University Medical Center Invites North Shore Eye Surgeon to Give Grand Rounds on Changes of the Aging Face

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The chairman of Ophthalmology at Nassau University Medical Center, Marcelle Morcos, MD, has invited oculofacial cosmetic eye surgeon, Samuel Baharestani, MD of North Shore Eye Care to give grand rounds to the Department of Ophthalmology at Nassau University Medical Center Wednesday, November 19th, 2014.

"It’s an honor to be asked by my colleagues to share my expertise in the field of oculoplastics,” said Dr. Baharestani.

The chairman of Ophthalmology at Nassau University Medical Center, Marcelle Morcos, MD, has invited oculofacial cosmetic eye surgeon, Samuel Baharestani, MD of North Shore Eye Care to give grand rounds to the Department of Ophthalmology at Nassau University Medical Center Wednesday, November 19th, 2014.

Dr. Baharestani is a Fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmic plastic surgeon who will be lecturing to residents, faculty and community ophthalmologists at Nassau University to discuss "Periocular Changes of the Aging Face."

"It’s an honor to be asked by my colleagues to share my expertise in the field of oculoplastics,” said Dr. Baharestani, a board-certified ophthalmic plastic surgeon who completed his Fellowship in aesthetic and reconstructive eyelid, tear duct and oculofacial plastic surgery at The Cincinnati Eye Institute and University of Cincinnati Medical Center. “I have a passion for both surgery and teaching and I am committed to teaching future eye surgeons on Long Island some of the intricacies of eyelid and orbital conditions."

Dr. Baharastani was raised on Long Island and is a graduate of Rosyln High School. Dr. Baharestani attended New York University’s College of Arts and Science, where he was a Magna Cum Laude Honors graduate in Biology with minors in Chemistry and Economics. While at NYU, he was also honored as a Presidential Scholar, named to the Dean’s Advisory Council and received the Harry A. Charipper Medal for outstanding contributions to the science of biology.

Dr. Baharestani earned his Medical Degree from NYU School of Medicine and performed his internship at Lennox Hill Hospital on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. He then returned to NYU Medical Center and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, where he completed his surgical training in general eye surgery and served as Chief Resident. Because of his accomplishments during his surgical training, he was recruited to join the faculty as a Clinical Instructor.

Dr. Baharestani then went on to complete his Fellowship in aesthetic and reconstructive eyelid, tear duct and oculofacial plastic surgery at The Cincinnati Eye Institute and University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Today, he is a Fellow of the American Society for Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS, is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Baharestani has held numerous appointments at NYU School of Medicine, The Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, Lennox Hill Hospital, The North Shore-LIJ Health System and The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he teaches future eye surgeons the latest advances in ophthalmic plastic surgery. He has over 100 publications of original research, care presentations, book chapters, abstract submissions and online medical contributions.

North Shore Eye Care is Long Island’s most established full-service comprehensive eye care provider. This year they are celebrating 52 years of eye care excellence since Dr. Sidney Martin founded the practice in 1962. North Shore Eye Care is also the official Eye Care Provider for the New York Islanders and the official LASIK Providers of the New York Mets. Many of their doctors have been voted "TOP DOCTORS" in the New York Metro Area by Castle Connolly and North Shore Eye Care has earned "Best Of Long Island" honors for the past few years.

North Shore Eye Care maintains offices in Smithtown, Riverhead, Holbrook, Deer Park, Southampton, Southold, Garden City and Hempstead. They specialize in cataract care, LASIK laser vision correction, glaucoma management, diabetic eye disease, oculoplastics and retinal care. For more information about North Shore Eye Care, please contact Jacqueline Hernandez at 631-265-8780.

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