Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD
Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD Partner
Dr. Bedrood is a board-certified, fellowship-trained glaucoma and cataract specialist. She has expertise in complex and advanced techniques in cataract surgery, laser-assisted cataract surgery, premium intraocular lens implantation, minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), traditional and implant glaucoma surgery, and laser treatments for glaucoma.
Dr. Bedrood completed her medical school training with a combined MD/PhD degree at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. She then completed her ophthalmology residency at Doheny/USC + LA County Hospital, then completed her glaucoma fellowship as a Society of Heed Fellow from the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. She would go on to be an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the USC Roski Eye Institute, where she continues to teach ophthalmic surgical training to resident physicians on a weekly basis.
Dr. Bedrood has been honored with multiple awards throughout her training in recognition of her leadership as well as her research endeavors. These include the Order of the Areté, the PEO Scholar Award and the Remarkable Women of USC Award. She speaks at multiple national conferences every year on the topic of glaucoma and is on the editorial board for Glaucoma Today as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology's EyeNet publication.
- Bachelor of Science: University of California, Los Angeles
- Doctor of Medicine: USC Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
- Ophthalmology Residency: USC Roski Eye Institute
- Fellowship: Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins Hospital
Professional Affiliations and Awards
- Society of Heed Fellows Fellowship Award
- National Eye Institute 2011 ARVO Award
- American Glaucoma Society
- American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD - How is Glaucoma Treated?
Dr. Bedrood discusses the various treatment options available for glaucoma.
Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD - What Surprises Patients About Glaucoma?
Dr. Bedrood of Acuity Eye Group discusses common myths and misconceptions held by patients regarding this disease.
Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD - What Causes Glaucoma?
Dr. Bedrood discusses various risk factors and causes of glaucoma.
Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD - Challenges As A Woman In Medicine
Dr. Bedrood discusses the delicate balancing act required of women in her field, discussing the rigors of training without compromising her family and other pursuits.
Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD - Developments in Ophthalmology
Dr. Sahar Bedrood of Acuity Eye Group discusses the latest innovations in ophthalmology and glaucoma management.
Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD - What is Glaucoma?
Dr. Sahar Bedrood discusses what glaucoma is, its first signs, and when to come in for a glaucoma screening.
Sahar Bedrood, MD - Glaucoma & Acuity 360
The symptoms of glaucoma are usually undetected until later stages of the disease. However, advances in technology have made this easier. Dr. Sahar Bedrood goes over glaucoma, a vision-threatening disease that can be detected with Acuity 360's technology.
Sahar Bedrood, MD - Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Glaucoma
Dr. Sahar Bedrood, MD, PhD gives us insight on some of the most frequently asked questions regarding a frequently misunderstood disease.