Dr. Steven Dresner, Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Steven C. Dresner

Steven C. Dresner, M.D.

Technical Writings
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Steven Dresner, Curriculum Vitae

Name:                                  Steven C. Dresner, M.D.
Practice limited to:     Oculoplastic Surgery, Orbital Disease and Surgery
Address:                             2121 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 301, Santa Monica, California 90403
Telephone:                       (310) 453-1763

Appointments

Co-director
Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
University of Southern California, Doheny Eye Institute

Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Southern California, Doheny Eye Institute

Fellowship Preceptor in Oculoplastic Surgery
University of Southern California

Director, Oculoplastic Clinic
Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital
Los Angeles, California
1987 – 2001

Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
UCLA – Jules Stein Eye Institute
1985 – 2001

Fellow, Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery
McGill University
1983 – 1984

Fellow, Neuro-ophthalmology, Orbital Disease and Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
1982 – 1983

Resident, Ophthalmology
Louisiana State University, New Orleans
1979 – 1982

Intern, Surgery
University of California, San Francisco
1976 – 1977

Experience

Emergency Medicine
The Fischer-Mangold Group
Pleasanton, California
1977- 1979

Education

University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
M.D., 1976

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
A.B., 1972

Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology

Membership

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology
California Association of Ophthalmology
Los Angeles Eye Society
Canadian Oculoplastic Surgery Society

Presentations

The X-Chrom Lens and Color Vision
CLAO
Las Vegas, Nevada
February,1980

Giant Cell Arteritis in Blacks
Lousiana State University Alumni Day
New Orleans, Louisiana
February, 1983

Mucinous Adenocarcinoma Metastatic to the Eye and Orbit
Frank Walsh Society
New Orleans, Louisiana
February, 1983

Orbital Biopsy Techniques
George Washington University
Washington, D.C.
February, 1983

Dysthyroid Motility Masquerades
American Association of Certified Orthoptists
Regional Meetings
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
April, 1983

Orbital Mytosis
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
June, 1983

The Effects of CO2 Laser burns on Experimental Animals
ARVO
Sarasota, Florida
May, 1984

Fine Needle Aspiration of Orbital Metastatic Tumors
McGill Day
Montreal, Quebec
June, 1984

Correction of Superior Sulcus Deformities
Canadian Oculoplastic Society
Quebec City, Quebec
June, 1984

Adjustable PMMA Implants for Anophthalmic Enophthalmos
American Society of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Atlanta, Georgia
November,1984

Permanent Eyeliner Update: Procedure and Pathology
McGill Scientific Day
Montreal, Quebec
June, 1985

Cyanoacrylate Bonding and Viscoelestatic Materials in Lacrimal Surgery
White Memorial Medical Center Symposium on Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
Los Angeles, California
April, 1987

Outpatient Dacryocystorhinostomy
Jules Stein Eye Institute Residents’ Day
Los Angeles, California
March, 1988

The Lacrimal System
Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting
Maui, Hawaii
January, 1989

Outpatient Oculoplastic Surgery
Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting
Maui, Hawaii
January, 1989

Mullerectomy for Ptosis – An Update
Pacific Coast Oto-Ophthalmologic Society Meeting
Kaui, Hawaii
June, 1989

Innovations in Lacrimal Surgery
Pacific Coast Oto-Ophthalmologic Society Meeting
Kaui, Hawaii
June, 1989

Managing Complications, Upper Blepharoplasty
American Academy of Dermatology Meeting
San Francisco, California
December, 1989

Managing Complications, Lower Blepharoplasty
American Academy of Dermatology Meeting
San Francisco, California
December,1989

Outpatient Oculoplastic Surgery
Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting
Maui, Hawaii
January, 1990

The Lacrimal System
Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting
Maui, Hawaii
January , 1990

Autogenous Fascia Grafts for Exposed Retinal Buckles
Western Association for Vitreo Education Meeting
Maui, Hawaii
July, 1990

Blepharoplasty: An Update
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel
Regional Update Meeting
Newport Beach, California
December,1990

Dysthyroid Orbitopathy
Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel
Regional Update Meeting
Newport Beach, California
December, 1990

Combined Mullerectomy and BlepharopIasty
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery Meeting
Los Angeles, California
January, 1991

Nasolacrimal Duct Biopsy: Technique and Pathology
Jules Stein Eye Institute Resident and Alumni Day
Los Angeles, California
February,1991

Enucleation and Evisceration Techniques with Medpor
Western Association for Vitreoretinal Education
Maui, Hawaii
July, 1991

High Density Porous Polyethylene: A New Orbital Implant
ASO PRS Meeting
Anaheim, California
October, 1991

Combined Blepharoplasty and Muller’s Muscle Conjuntival Resection
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Anaheim, California
October, 1991

The Surgical Management of Nasolacrimal Duct Blockage
Jules Stein Eye Institute Annual Post-graduate Seminar
Los Angeles, California
April, 1992

Posterior Approach Ptosis Surgery
Jules Stein Eye Institute Annual Post-graduate Seminar
Los Angeles, California
April, 1992

Transconjuntival Lower Eyelid Surgery
The West Virginia University Post-graduate Seminar
October 1993

Muller’s Muscle Conjuntival Resection for Blepharoptosis Repair
The West Virginia University Department of Ophthalmology,
Clinical Ophthalmology Conference
October, 1993

High Density Porous Polyethylene as a Successful Anophthalmic Socket Implant
American Academy of Ophthalmology
November, 1993

Converting to Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty
The Foundation for Facial Plastic Surgery Meeting
August, 1994

Muller’s Muscle Conjunctival Resection for Minimal Ptosis
Facial Plastic Surgery Conference
Stanford University
January, 1995

Transconjuntival Blepharoplasty
The Facial Plastic Surgery Conference
Stanford University
January, 1995

Quantitating the Fasanella-Servat Procedure in Patients with Negative Phenylephrine Tests
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting
October, 1995

Complications of Lower Blepharoplasty
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting
Snowmass, Colorado
January, 1996

Transconjunctival Lower Blepharoplasty
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Meeting
Snowmass, Colorado
January, 1996

Transconjuntival Versus Transcutaneous Lower Blepharoplasty
American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting
Washington, D.C.
February, 1996

Periocular Anesthesia
American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting
Washington, D.C.
February,1996

Quantifying the Fasanella Servat Procedure
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Meeting
New Orleans, Louisiana
October, 1998

Evisceration in Patients with Endophthalmitis
American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting
Orlando, Florida
October, 1999

Management of Exposed Medpor Implants
ASPORS Meeting
Orlando, Florida
October, 1999

Publications

Dresner, S.C., Kennerdell, I.S., Dekker, A.
Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy of Orbital Metastatic Tumors.
Surv. Ophthalmol. 27:397-398, 1983.

Weinstein, G.S., Dresner, S.C., Slamovits, T .L., Kennerdell, I.S.
Acute and Subacute Orbital Myositis.
AM J. Ophthalmol. 96:209-217,1983.

Kassar, B.S., Dresner, S.C., May, J.G., Marx, M.S., Safir, A
Evaluation of the X-Chrom Lens and Color Deficiency.
CLAO Journal. 10:100-103, 1984.

Codere, F., Brownstein. S., Dresner, S.C., Garwood, L.
The Effects of CO2 Laser Burns on Experimental Animals.
Invest. Ophthal. and Vis. Scie., Suppl. 25:149, 1984.

Dresner, S.C., Rothfus, W.E., Slamovitz, T.L., Kennerdell, J.S., Curtain. H.D.
CT- Scan Appearance o f Orbital Myositis.
AJNR. 5 : 351- 35 4, 1984.

Kennerdell, J.S., Dresner, S.C.
The Non-Specific Orbital Inflammatory Syndromes.
Surv . Ophthalmol. 29:93-103, 1984.

Dresner, S.C., Codere, F., Gauthier, S.
Essential Blepharospasm and the Meige Syndrome.
Arch. Ophthalmol. 102:1268, 1984.

Dresner, S.C., Codere, F., Brownstein, S., Jouve, p .
Lacrimal Drainage System Inflammatory Masses from Retained Silicone Tubing.
Am. J. Ophthalmol. 98:609-613, 1984.

Arthurs, B., Flander, M., Codere, F., Gauthier, S., Dresner, S.C., Stone, L.
Treatment of Blepharospasm with Medication, Surgery and Type A Botulinum Toxic.
Can. J. Ophthalmol. 27:24-28, 1987.

Dresner, S.C., Kennerdell, J.S.
Dysthyroid Orbitopathy: A Clinical Review.
Neurology. 35: 1628-1634, 1985.

Codere, F., Brownstein, S., Garwood, J.L., Dresner, S.C.,
Carbon Dioxide Laser Treatment of the Conjunctiva and the Cornea.
Ophthalmol. 95:37-45,1988.

Dresner, S.C.
“Outpatient Dacryocystorhinostomy and Anesthesia Techniques.”
Lacrimal Surgery. Churchill Livingstone, 1989.

Dresner, S.C.
Outpatient Lacrimal Surgery.
Ophthalmic Practice. 7:6247- 248, 1989.

Dresner, S.C.
Oriental Blepharoplasty: Anatomic Considerations.
Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 84:1003, 1990.

Dresner, S.C.
The “Safest” Lower Lid Blepharoplasty .
Plast. Reconst. Surg. 87:195, 1991.

Dresner, S.C., Codere, F., Corriveau, C.
Orbital Volume Augmentation with Adjustable Prefabricated
Methylmethacrylate Subperiosteal Implants.
Ophthal. Surg. 22:53-56, 1991.

Dresner, S.C., Boyer, D.S., Feinfield, R.E.
Autogenous Facial Grafts for Exposed Retinal Buckles.
Arch. Ophthalmol. 109:288-289,1991.

Dresner, S.C., Klussman, K., Meyer, D., LindBerg, J. V.
Outpatient Dacryocystorhinostomy.
Ophthal. Surg. 22:222-224, 1991.

Dresner, S.C.
Further Modifications of the Mueller’s Muscle Conjuntival Resection Procedure for Blepharoptosis. Ophthal. Plast. Reconst. Surg. 7:114-122, 1991.

Dresner, S.C.
Repositioning the orbicularis oculi muscle.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 91(5):961-2, 1993.

Dresner, S.C., Karesh, J. W.
Transconjuctival Entropion Repair.
Arch. Ophthalmo I. 111:1144-1148, 1993.

Dresner, S.C.
Refinements of Muller’s Muscle Conjunctival Resection for Blepharoptosis.
Ophthalmic Practice. 11 :4 202-204, 1993.

Goldberg, R.A., Dresner, S.C. et al.
Animal Model of Porous Polyethylene Orbital Implants.
Ophthal. Plast. and Reconstr. Surg. X:104-109,1994.

Karesh, J. W., Dresner, S.C.
High-Density Porous Polyethylene (Medpor) as a Sucessful Anophthalmic Socket Implant. Ophthalmol. 101:1688-96, 1994.

Dresner, S.C.
A User Friendly Approach to DCR.
Review of Ophthalmology. 2:38-42, 1995.

Dresner, S.C.
Silicone intubation without intranasal fixation for treatment of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
Am J Ophthalmol. 119(6):816-7, 1995.

Dresner, S.C.
“Reconstruction of the Lower Eyelid and Lateral Canthus.”
Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
W.B. Saunders, 400-412, 1996.

Dresner, S.C.
“Minimal Ptosis Management.”
International Ophthalmology Clinics.
D. Kikkawa, 1998.

Dresner, S.C., Karesh, J. W.
Primary implant placement with evisceration in patients with endophthalmitis.
Ophthalmology. 2000 Sep;107(9):1661-4

Bidar M, Hawes MJ, Dresner SC, Epstein G, Lucarelli MJ, Glover T, Fante RG, Migliori ME.
Conjunctival melting syndrome associated with the use of bovine pericardium wrapping material.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Jul;19(4):257-61.

Saadat D, Dresner SC.
Safety of blepharoplasty in patients with preoperative dry eyes.
Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2004 Mar-Apr;6(2):101-4.

Woog JJ, Dresner SC, Lee TS, Kim YD, Hartstein ME, Shore JW, Neuhaus RW, Kaltreider SA, Migliori ME, Mandeville JT, Roh JH, Amato MM.
The smooth surface tunnel porous polyethylene enucleation implant.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2004 Sep-Oct;35(5):358-62.

Research Projects

1980     The X-Chrom lens and color vision.
1982-1983     Lymphocyte reactivity to normal thyroid and orbital tissue antigens in patients with orbital inflammatory disease.
1983-1984     A prospective study of pharmacologic and surgical treatments of the Meige Syndrome.
1990     Porous polyethylene orbital implants.

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