Abstract # P-179 Polymer Electrospinning to Create PVA Contact Lens

Tauber, Shachar, USA

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About the Presenter:
.Dr. Shachar Tauber practices with St. Johnís Clinic Ė Eye Specialists, a part of St. Johnís Clinics Springfield, Mo., one of the nationís Top Ten Clinics. He is a corneal and refractive surgeon and director of ophthalmic research for St. Johnís.

Dr. Tauber received his undergraduate degree from Washington University, St. Louis, MO in 1983. In 1992, he obtained his M.D. from Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA. He went on to complete his residency in the Department of Ophthalmology there.

Dr. Tauber has completed fellowships in Emergency Ophthalmology and Eye Trauma in Anchorage AK; Advanced Keratorefractive Surgery at St. George Corrective Vision Center, Chicago, IL: and Refractive Surgery with Enrique Suarez, M.D., in Caracas, Venezuela. He was also an observational fellow in Cornea and External Disease at Harvard Universityís Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

From 1996 to 2004, Dr. Tauber was medical director for the Yale-New Haven Eye Laser Center. He was also an assistant professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at Yale, and the director of Cornea, External Diseases, Contact Lens and Refractive Surgery. During that time, he was actively involved in clinical research and teaching related to refractive surgery and cornea.

Dr. Tauber has received numerous awards for his excellence as a surgeon, with special recognition for his cutting-edge research, teaching and publications. He is nationally and internationally recognized as a laser vision correction surgeon, and for his comprehensive research and teaching in refractive surgery and corneal and external disease. He serves on the executive board of faculty advisors for Unite for Sight, a non profit global humanitarian organization that tackles eye and health care issues throughout the world

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