A medical doctor with specialty training in Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Surgery, Dr. Armin Vishteh is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He has practiced refractive surgery since 1998 and has performed over 30,000 LASIK and PRK procedures, making him uniquely qualified to treat all refractive disorders. Dr. Vishteh is certified on the Nidek NAVEX, Quest, VISX Star, the LADARVision 4000, the Bausch and Lomb Technolas 217, the Wavelight Allegretto, and the Nidek EC-5000 excimer lasers. He is also certified on the Ziemer and IntraLase Femtosecond Laser. Additionally, he has extensive experience using different laser platforms.
Recently, Dr. Vishteh served as an investigator in the FDA study on the Nidek EC-5000 laser for high myopia. He has also served as an FDA investigator for several ophthalmic clinical trials. He has been in practice in southern California since 2000.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Kansas, Dr. Vishteh completed his Ophthalmology training at the Kresge Eye Institute in Detroit. Subsequently, Dr. Vishteh entered private practice in Dallas, Texas. Later, he served as medical director for LCA Vision centers in Beverly Hills, Torrance, and San Bernardino.
Dr. Vishteh actively participates in continuing medical education courses and holds memberships in the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He has served on staff at Cedars-Sinai, Providence St. Joseph, and Olympia Medical Centers and dedicates time to the practice of missionary ophthalmic work in Baja, Mexico. As a member of Safe Passage charity, he provides eye care for women and children who are victims of domestic abuse in southern California.
Dr. Vishteh holds a strong belief in the benefits of laser vision correction. He is available to answer any questions regarding refractive surgery or general eye care.
Please contact Armin Vishteh, MD today for a free consultation at our offices in: Rancho Cucamonga, Burbank, Santa Monica.