Matossian Eye Associates Newsletter
 
 
 
 
April 2016
 
 
 
 
Cynthia Matossian, M.D., F.A.C.S 
Cataracts & Advanced Technology Implants,
Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Dry Eye
Ilya Rozenbaum, M.D.
Glaucoma, Medical & Surgical,
Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Cataracts
Priya Desai, M.D.
Glaucoma, Medical & Surgical,
Comprehensive Ophthalmology & Cataracts
Sebastian Lesniak, M.D.
Medical & Surgical Cornea, LASIK, PRK 
Cataracts, Anterior Segment Surgery
Jeremy Aikey, DO
Medical and Surgical Retina
 
 
 
 
Hilary Brader, M.D.
Medical & Laser Treatment of Retinal Diseases
Henry Lee, M.D.
Oculoplastics & 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
 
 
 
 
 
Fill Out Forms from Home!

Matossian Eye Associates offers you the ability to fill out forms from home to speed up your check-in process at the time of your visit.  You can visit our patient portal at www.matossianeye.com.  This is a free, secure option to access information from your doctor while in the comfort of your home or office. 
 
 

The steps are as follows: 
 
 
 
 
 
 
•  Go online to: www.matossianeye.com and select the "Patient Portal" button at the top right of the page.
•  Select "Fill Out Forms" and create a secure account.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian Named Premier Surgeon
 
 
 
 
Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS has been named one of OSN’s Premier Surgeon 300 - an elite group of 300 premium refractive cataract surgeons in the US.  This is a huge honor and Ocular Surgery News identified Dr. Matossian as a leading innovator in the field of premium refractive surgery.

Congratulations, Dr. Matossian!
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian Mentors Surgical Residents with B+L
 
 
 
 
Twice a year, Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS of Matossian Eye Associates participates as a featured faculty member at the weekend-long surgical mentor resident program sponsored by Bausch + Lomb  for surgical residents and their attendings from academic programs all over the US. This event is designed to teach cataract surgery techniques through hands-on experience in a wet lab setting in Tampa, Florida.
 
 
 
 
In the picture below, Dr. Matossian teaches cataract surgery techniques to ophthalmology residents. 
 
 
 
In the picture below, Dr. Matossian is seen with fellow faculty members.
 
 
 
 
Priya Desai, MD, MBA Certified to Perform Trabectome
 
 
 
 
Priya V. Desai, MD, MBA was recently certified to perform the Trabectome.  Trabectome is a minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery that targets the drainage system (the trabecular meshwork) inside the eye to reduce eye pressure.  The Trabectome lowers intraocular pressure by increasing the drainage of fluid inside the eye.  This surgery can be paired with cataract surgery or can be done as a stand-alone procedure for mild to moderate glaucoma.  Dr. Desai is offering this surgery to her glaucoma patients.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian to Lead Panel at OSN NY 2016
 
 
 
 
Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS was invited to lead a panel on "IOLs and Lens-based Refractive Surgery" at the Ocular Surgery News' annual meeting in New York.  Dr. Matossian is looking forward to this opportunity to educate ophthalmologists on this fascinating topic.
 
 
 
 
 
Students Shadow at Matossian Eye Associates
 
 
 
 
4th year medical student Rebecca Mcneill Sieburth of Temple University recently shadowed Dr. Cynthia Matossian to learn more about ophthalmology. Rebecca returned to MEA for this experience, having shadowed when she was a pre-med student as well! Rebecca will be starting her ophthalmology residency this summer in Virginia.  She is pictured below with Dr. Matossian.
 
 
 
 
4th year Pennsylvania College of Optometry intern Travis Gabriel recently completed his internship at MEA.  He is pictured below with Dr. Matossian.

MEA gladly welcomes interested students from all fields and at all levels of study to observe our doctors.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian Featured on a Dry Eye Panel
 
 
 
 
Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS, a pioneering physician in the field of ocular surface disease and treatment, will be featured on a panel with three of her colleagues titled "Ocular Surface Disease in Women: A Program for Ophthalmologists" to discuss treatment and patient management insights for the female patient. This panel will take place at the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) in New Orleans, LA.
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Matossian Discusses ReSure® Sealant
 
 
 
 
In the video below, Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS discusses her use of the ReSure® Sealant for Crystalens and Trulign intra-ocular lens cases.

 
 
 
 
Team Building at MEA
 
 
 
 
Matossian Eye Associates hosted a St. Patrick's Day Potluck Lunch for our doctors and staff. The pictures below include some of the delicious foods that were contributed by all!
 
 
The Marketing Team and NJ Surgical Coordinator Betsy Leary "Wearin' the green!"
 
 
 
 
 
Community Outreach
 
 
 
 
Matossian Eye Associates is active in the Mercer County, NJ and Bucks County, PA communities, offering vision screenings, information on eye health, and educational lectures at many local health fairs and community events. Some of our recent appearances are below:
 
 
 
Joan Micucci, COMT of Matossian Eye Associates presented a comprehensive overview of the many conditions that can affect a person throughout the natural aging process, specifically those which affect vision (cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration) at Capital Health Hospital - Hopewell in the NJ PURE Conference Room.
 
 
 
Marketing Coordinator Dan Rue offered educational information at the Benjamin H. Wilson Senior Center at the Senior Expo in Doylestown, PA. 
 
 
 
Marketing Coordinator Dan Rue offered vision screenings and educational information at the West Windsor Senior Center in West Windsor, NJ. 
 
 
 
 
 
Personal Message from Dr. Matossian
 
 
 
 
Nora is getting married this August!  Many of you used to get updates about our daughter, Nora, when she was young and when we used to have the paper version of our patient newsletter. We are busy planning  a wedding for this summer in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania where we have a rustic cabin on a small pond.  It will be an informal destination wedding for the weekend with BBQ, S’mores and a fire pit. I will share some pictures with you after the wedding.  Please keep your fingers crossed for good weather.

Cynthia Matossian, M.D., F.A.C.S.
 
 
 
 
What's New at MEA
 
 
 
 
Ilya Rozenbaum, MD and Priya Desai, MD, MBA attended the Capital Health System physician networking event at Green Acres Country Club in Lawrence Township, NJ on Wednesday, April 6th.

Priya V. Desai, MD, MBA recently attended the American Glaucoma Society Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS was invited to be a guest editor for the April 2016 issue of Ophthalmology Management which will be shared at the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), in New Orleans, LA.  Please click here to see her inclusion in the article.

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS recently presented two lectures at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai in NYC.  She spoke about Maintaining Pupil size in the OR and surgical planning for successful IOL pairing. 

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS presented a variety of lectures on ophthalmic products, medications and/or surgical techniques throughout the United States to many groups of ophthalmologists.
 
 
 
 
MEA Docs Had the Following Articles Published
 
 
 
 
Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS contributed to the article “Adjunct Treatments for Dry Eye Disease,” published in the April 2016 issue of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today: Europe. Please click here to read the article. 

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS contributed to the article "Publication Exclusive: Troubleshooting the initiation of cyclosporine for dry eye," published in the April 2016 issue of Ocular Surgery News.  Please click here to read the article.

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS wrote the article “Form May Follow Function...But In Your Office Layout, It Must Translate Into Efficiency,” published in the April 2016 issue of Ophthalmology Management. Please click here to read the article.  

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS wrote the article “OSD In Women: Beauty Has a Price,” published in the April 2016 issue of Ophthalmology Management. Please click here to read the article. 

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS wrote the article "Trust the Data? Trust Your Instincts," published in the March 2016 issue of Ophthalmology Management.  Please click here to read the article.
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
 
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