Arash Mozayan, M.D.

Arash Mozayan, M.D. Board Certified Eye Physician & Surgeon Specializing in the Medical & Surgical Treatments of the Retina

Dr. Mozayan is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and is dedicated to providing individualized state-of-the-art care in the diagnosis and treatment of medical and surgical retina. Dr. Mozayan’s areas of interest are the treatments of:

  • macular degeneration (wet and dry types)
  • diabetic retinopathy (macular edema, hemorrhage and detachments)
  • vascular occlusions (vein or arterial occlusions of the retina)
  • retinal detachment (rhegmatogenous, serous or tractional)
  • macular pucker (epiretinal membrane)
  • macular hole
  • uveitis (inflammation of the eye)

He achieved his M.D. at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York where he founded the first community outreach program in his area to screen for eye diseases, a program that is still successfully running to this day. After medical school, he completed a Surgical Internship at the St Joseph’s Medical Center and returned to New York where he completed a residency in Ophthalmology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Hospitals (Montefiore Medical Center, Jacobi Medical Center), where he published multiple research articles and was the first recipient of the annual Paul Henkind Research Award 2 years in a row.

Dr. Mozayan further specialized with a fellowship in the medical and surgical treatments of the retina and vitreous at the University of California, San Diego – Shiley Eye Institute. He is dedicated to bringing the most advanced treatments to our community.

Dr. Mozayan also has a strong interest in the medical applications of new technologies such as artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality.

Retina San Diego is proud to provide state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging with the Spectralis OCT machine, OCT Angiography, and state-of-the-art treatments of the retina with anti-VEGF medications and is the first center in San Diego to have the latest retina LASER (Yellow Micropulse technology).