PAUL NAZEMI, MD

Paul Nazemi, MD specializes in eyelid plastic and reconstructive surgery. He trained with Henry Baylis, M.D., the Founding Chief and Professor of the Division of Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery at Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA. He received his Medical Degree from the Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, where he received academic honors. He completed his internship in medicine at the Los Angeles County, USC Medical Center, and his ophthalmology residency at Doheny Eye Institute at the USC School of Medicine.

Dr. Nazemi is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a fellow of the America Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Nazemi has received several honors and awards and published articles in peer reviewed medical journals. He has presented lectures and posters at national meetings. In his research he has collaborated with scientists at USC’s Doheny Eye Institute and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His research interests have included novel 3-D visual field testing in the early diagnosis and characterization of eye diseases affecting millions worldwide.

PATRICIA BUCKLEY, OD

After receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree Dr. Buckley moved to Philadelphia to pursue further post-graduate education at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She relocated to Southern California and has practiced in both private and hospital based settings. She is a former Chief of Low Vision Services for the prestigious Los Angeles County Hospital at USC medical school.

Dr. Buckley is fluent in Spanish. She believes that the best outcomes are reached when patients understand their diagnosis and participate in their treatment. As such, she provides specialized and optimal care to each one of her patients. Dr. Buckley is an avid fan of professional tennis and college football. She enjoys playing golf and traveling around the world with her family.

ANGELA M. SHIHADY, O.D., F.A.A.0.

After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry, Dr Shihady joined the Center for the Partially Sighted were she assisted in low vision rehabilitation for patients ranging from infants to elderly patients. Her experience includes working in a group practice setting where she provided functional vision assessments to school-aged children and helped to design and implement comprehensive vision therapy programs for children with perceptual weakness.

In her current role, Dr. Shihady works closely with the Center for the Partially Sighted to perform visual assessments and vision therapy evaluations for children with low vision, as well as fully sighted children with academic difficulties. She is an adjunct professor at California State University, Los Angeles, where she lectures on ocular anatomy, visual development, visual development and common eye diseases in adults and children.

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