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I decided to have Lasik after hearing from other professional golfers. I did my homework and found Dr. Caster to be the very best Lasik surgeon.
- Professional Golfer Amy Alcott
The Caster Eye Center a Beverly Hills LASIK Surgery Practice is dedicated exclusively to laser vision correction ( LASIK ). Dr. Caster was selected LA's Best Laser Eye Surgeon by Los Angeles Magazine, chosen as one of the top two LASIK surgeons in the United States by W Magazine, and one of the top laser eye surgeons in the United States by VISX (one of the World's leading laser manufacturers).
- LASIK - Laser Eye Surgeons
- BA Degree - Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts) 1976
- MD Degree - Harvard Medical School (Boston, Massachusetts) 1980
- Ophthalmology Residency - UCLA, Jules Stein Eye Institute (Los Angeles, California) 1981-1984
Dr. Caster is one of the few sub-specialists in the United States to dedicate his practice exclusively to Lasik laser vision correction. He is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable physicians in the United States in this field. Dr. Caster has personally performed almost 30,000 vision correction procedures. A large number of our patients travel to us for laser vision correction from across the United States, as well as from Central and South America, Asia, and Europe.
Articles featuring Dr. Caster and his work with Lasik laser vision correction have appeared in many publications including Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and The Los Angeles Times. Dr. Caster appeared on the NBC Today show, interviewed by Katie Couric, in which he discussed the newest advances in vision correction. Dr. Caster performed all of the Lasik treatments for the first season of the Fox television show, The Swan. Dr. Caster has also been a featured guest on numerous television programs, including KCBS Channel 2 News (in which he performed laser vision correction on anchorman Kyle Kraska), Hard Copy (in which he performed laser vision correction on actor Lorenzo Lamas), and Fox Sports (in which he performed Lasik on Los Angeles Lakers former player Kurt Rambis).
Dr. Caster was one of twenty doctors who performed Lasik treatments for the first FDA approval of Lasik (CRS/USA). Dr. Caster is continually involved in research to advance the science and art of laser vision correction. He is a frequent publisher of scientific papers and regularly lectures at national ophthalmology meetings on the subject of laser vision correction.
Dr. Caster is the author of Lasik: The Eye Laser Miracle, published by Ballantine Books (a division of Random House). This book has become the most widely read book in the United States on the subject of laser vision correction. It is available in bookstores across the country or through amazon.com.
Dr. Andrew Caster has served on the Clinical Advisory Board of Alcon, the world's largest eye care company. Dr. Caster's duties on the Clinical Advisory Board have been in the area of Lasik laser vision correction, and he is one of only four ophthalmologists in the United States to receive this appointment. In this capacity, Dr. Caster has advised physicians in the newest Lasik treatments, hosted educational seminars for physicians, hosted physicians from other cities and countries in day-long training sessions, and interfaced with the scientists and engineers at Alcon who are developing further advances in laser treatment. This close working relationship between Dr. Caster and the engineers who are developing new technology enables Dr. Caster to be knowledgeable about the most intricate aspects of the Lasik technology.
- BOARD CERTIFICATION: American Board of Ophthalmology - 1986
- Certified Refractive Surgeon - Council for Refractive Surgery Quality Assurance - 2000
"Best Doctors in America"
Dr. Caster was voted into the prestigious group by fellow Ophthalmologists, an honor bestowed on less than 40 LASIK surgeons in the United States
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
- Medical Staff: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
- California Association of Ophthalmologists
- California Medical Association
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
- American Board of Ophthalmology
- Clinical Instructor - UCLA School of Medicine (1986-present)
Dr. Caster's book, The Eye Laser Miracle: The Complete Guide to Better Vision, is now in its 5th printing and is the most widely-read book in the United States on the subject of laser vision correction.
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