Dr. Almallah is a board-certified ophthalmologist, certified both by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Eye Surgeons. His primary practice is devoted to eye surgery and has been practicing in Toms River and surrounding communities for the last eighteen years. He is an internationally recognized refractive ocular surgeon and is recognized by his peers as one of the finest and most skilled eye surgeons in the world. So, when a fellow ophthalmologist in California was looking for an eye surgeon to operate on his own mother, he chose Dr. Almallah. In fact patients have traveled from England, Germany, Korea, Saudi Arabia, India, Turkey, and across the United States to have their eye surgery performed by Dr. Almallah.
He receives frequent referrals from fellow ophthalmologists to operate on complicated patients, including many of whom only have one seeing eye. It's no wonder that many other ophthalmologists who need eye surgery, physicians, attorneys, judges, pilots, and police officers, and lasik experts seek this surgeon for their own care.
Dr. Almallah has been the recipient of the The American Board of Eye Surgery's Doctor of the Month award in 2003.
Dr. Almallah is an experienced ophthalmic and refractive surgeon. He has performed over 20,000 thousand microsurgical procedures including cataract and glaucoma surgery, LASIK, PRK, RK and Refractive intraocular surgeries. He utilizes the latest technologies and most sophisticated techniques in laser vision correction including variable spot scanning and blend zones. He is certified on the VISX S4 Excimer Laser with eye tracking technology and Wave Front Assisted CustomVue Laser Treatments with Iris Registration. He is the area's first select surgeon credentialed by Eyeonics to implant the new accommodative crystalens. For patients who may not be candidates for conventional refractive surgery, Dr. Almallah offers suitable patients the Verisyse phakic IOL.
Dr. Almallah graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree the University of Pittsburgh and received his Doctorate of Medicine from the Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. His training to be an eye specialist was at the Temple University Hospital where he was ranked no. 1 out of 500 applicants for one of 3 very coveted training positions. He completed his residency and was Chief Resident his senior year at the Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Dr. Almallah has articles published in the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Ocular Surgery News, Review of Ophthalmology, Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, and the trade publication Eye World. He has been asked to comment on complicated surgical problems, which have been published in major international journals and he is been an invited speaker at major national and international ophthalmology meetings.
Dr. Almallah performs the full range of refractive surgical procedures including Lasik, PRK, RK, and advanced microsurgical and intraocular procedures including presbyopic lens exchange for qualified candidates.
Dr. Almallah evaluates every surgical candidate personally and does not delegate any significant part of the evaluation to technicians. He applies his extensive knowledge & experience in ocular surgery to educate patients and their families to the appropriateness of recommending particular ocular procedures to patients. When he does recommend a procedure, it's with great confidence that the patient will benefit.
Dr. Almallah is also a host of on the bulletin board "ASK LASIK DOCTOR" designed to answer your questions on lasik.
Dr. Almallah's other interests include boating (he holds a U.S.C.G. 100 ton master license for navigation of U.S. inland waterways). He is also a former U.S. amateur dance sport champion. His dancing skills were highlighted in the Feburary 2011 ASCRS EyeWorld magazine.
If you're a New Jersey resident and you believe you deserve an extraordinary eye doctor, please call Susskind & Almallah Eye Associates, P.A. today at 732-349-5622.