Sameh Mosaed

Professor - Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery, Ophthalmology
School of Medicine

Director of Glaucoma Services, Department of Ophthalmology

Director of Glaucoma Fellowship, Department of Ophthalmology

MD, New York Medical College

B.S., University of California, Davis

Phone: Appointments (949) 824-2020; Academic Office (949) 824-4122

University of California, Irvine
850 Health Sciences Road
Mail Code: 4375
Irvine, CA 92697

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Phi Sigma Honor Society, 1993 – Present

"Rising Stars - Ophthalmology," Lecturer, ISOV Meeting, Las Vegas, November 2006

Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Irvine, June 2006

Elected to “America's Top Ophthalmologists,” by the Consumers Research Council of America, 2007

Associate Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology, June 2008 - Present

Best Doctor in America Listing, 2009 – Present

American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, 2010

Orange County Physicians of Excellence, 2012 - Present

Physicians of Excellence – Orange Coast Magazine, 2013 - Present

Top Doctors, Orange Coast Magazine, 2013 - Present
Available Technologies

Mastyugin, V, Mosaed S, Bonazzi, M, Dunn W, Schwartzman ML: Corneal Epithelial VEGF and Cytochrome P450 4B1 Expression in a Rabbit Model of Closed Eye Contact Lens Wear. Current Eye Research, 2001 July; 23 (1): 1-10.

Mosaed S, Liu JH, Weinreb RN: Correlation Between Office and Peak Nocturnal Intraocular Pressures in Healthy Subjects and Glaucoma Patients. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2005 Feb;139(2):320-4.

Crowston JG, Medeiros FA, Mosaed S, Weinreb RN. Argon Laser Iridoplasty in the Treatment of Plateau-like Iris Configuration as Result of Numerous Ciliary Body Cysts. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2005 Feb;139(2):381-3.

Coleman A, Mosaed S, Kamal D: Medical Therapy in Pregnancy. Journal of Glaucoma. 2005 Oct; 14(5):414-416.

Minckler DS, Baerveldt G, Ramirez MA, Mosaed S, Wilson R, Shaarawy T, Zack B, Dustin L, Francis B: Clinical Results with the Trabectome, A Novel Surgical Device for Treatment of Adult Open-angle Glaucoma. Transactions American Ophthalmological Society. 2006; 104:40-50.

Lee AC, Mosaed S, Weinreb RN, Kripke DF, Liu JH: Effect of Laser Trabeculoplasty on Nocturnal Intraocular Pressure in Medically Treated Glaucoma Patients. Ophthalmology. 2007 Apr; 114(4):666-70.

Mosaed S, Chamberlain W, Liu JH, Weinreb RN. Association of Central Corneal Thickness, and 24-Hour Intraocular Pressure Fluctuation. The Journal of Glaucoma. 2008 March; 17(2):85-8

Minckler D, Mosaed S, Dustin L, Ms BF; Trabectome Study Group. Trabectome trabeculectomy – internal approach): additional experience and extended follow-up. Trans Am Ophthalmol. Soc. 2008;106;149-59; Discussion 159-60.

Brian A. Francis, MD, MS, Don Minckler, MD, MS, Laurie Dustin, Shahem Kawji, MD, Jason Yeh, MD, Arthur Sit, MD, Mosaed S, Murray Johnstone, MD, and the Trabectome Study Group. Combined cataract extraction and trabeculotomy by the internal approach for coexisting cataract and open-angle glaucoma: Initial results. Journal of Cataract Refractive Surgery. 2008 Jul;24(7):1096-103.

Mosaed S, Dustin L, Minckler D. Comparative outcomes between newer and older surgeries for glaucoma. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2009 Dec;107:127-33.

Vold, SD, Dustin, L; Trabectome Study Group. “Impact of laser trabeculoplasty on Trabectome Outcomes”. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2010, Jul-Aug; 41(4):443-51.Epub 2010 May 28.

Mosaed S, Minckler DS. Aqueous shunts in the treatment of glaucoma. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2010 Sep;7(5):661-6.

Agange. N, Mosaed S. Prostaglandin-Induced Cystoid Macular Edema Following Routine Cataract Extraction. Journal of Ophthalmology. vol. 2010, Article ID 690707, 2010.

Mosaed S; Douglas J. Rhee, MD, Theodoros Filippopoulos, MD; Helen Tseng, MD; Sunil Deokule, MD; Robert N. Weinreb, MD Trabectome Outcomes in Adult Open-Angle Glaucoma Patients: One-Year Follow-Up Clinical & Surgical Ophthalmology 28:8, 2010.

Jea, Seung Youn, Mosaed S, Vold, Steven D, Rhee, Douglas J. Journal of Glaucoma. February 2011. Effect of Failed Trabectome on Subsequent Trabeculectomy. Journal of Glaucoma., February 2011.

Mosaed S. Update On Aqueous Shunts In Glaucoma. International Ophthalmology Clinics. 2011 Summer; 51(3):155-64.

Ting JL, Damji KF, Stiles MC; Trabectome Study Group. “Ab interno trabeculectomy: Outcomes in exfoliation versus primary open-angle glaucoma.” Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, February 2012.

Seung Youn Jea, MD, PhD, Sameh Mosaed, MD, Steven D. Vold, MD, and Douglas J. Rhee, MD. “Effect of a Failed Trabectome on Subsequent Trabeculectomy” Journal of Glaucoma, 2012 Feb;21(2):71-5.

Minckler D, Mosaed S, Francis B, Loewen N, Weinreb RN; “Clinical Results of Ab Interno Trabeculotomy Using the Trabectome for Open-Angle Glaucoma: the Mayo Clinic series in Rochester, Minnesota”, Am J Ophthalmol.; 157(6):1325-6.2014 Jun

Sameh Mosaed, MD; “The First Decade of Global Trabectome Outcomes”, Clinical& Surgical Ophthalmology 32:1, 2014

Bussel II, Kaplowitz K, Schuman JS, Loewen NA; Trabectome Study Group; “Outcomes of Ab Interno Trabeculectomy with the Trabectome by Degree of Angle Opening”, Br J Ophthalmol. pii: bjophthalmol-2014-305577. 2014 Oct 21

Bussel II, Kaplowitz K, Schuman JS, Loewen NA; Trabectome Study Group; “Outcomes of Ab Interno Trabeculectomy with the Trabectome after Failed Trabeculectomy”, Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 Feb; 99(2):258-62. Epub 2014 Aug 28

Sameh Mosaed: “The First Decade of Global Trabectome Outcomes”, European Ophthalmic Review, 2014 Dec;8(2):113–9

Sameh Mosaed, Garrick Chack, Asghar Haider, Ken Y. Lin, Donald S. Minckler "Results of Trabectome Surgery Following Failed Tube Shunt Implantation - Cohort Study" Medicine, 2015 Jul;94(30):e1045

Sameh Mosaed, MD, Asghar Haider, BS, Deborah Kim, MD, Zina Zhang, MD., “Association of Pigmentary Glaucoma and Nonsenile Nuclear Cataracts”, Journal of Glaucoma. 2015 Feb 25. [Epub ahead of print]

Bussel II, Kaplowitz K, Schuman JS, Loewen NA; Trabectome Study Group, “Outcomes of ab interno trabeculectomy with the trabectome by degree of angle opening”, Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 Jul;99(7):914-9. Epub 2014 Oct 21

Sameh Mosaed MD, Bradley H. Jacobsen BS, Ken Young Lin MD, PhD, “Imaging and Treatment of Ophthalmic Manifestations in Oculodentodigital Dysplasia”, BMC Ophthalmology, 2016 Jan 7;16:5.

Sameh Mosaed MD, Bradley H. Jacobsen BS, Ken Young Lin MD, PhD, “Case report: imaging and treatment of ophthalmic manifestations in oculodentodigital dysplasia”, BMC Ophthalmology Jan 2016 16:5

Sameh Mosaed MD, “Preventing and Managing Bleb-Related Infections”, Topics in Ocular Antiinfectives, Issue 61, June 2016

Lin K, Sameh Mosaed MD, "Critical evaluation of latanoprostene bunod in the treatment of glaucoma", Clinical Ophthalmology, Accepted July 2016

Ahmed SF, Schmutz M, Mosaed S., “Case Series: Keratolimbal Allograft as a Patch Graft for Glaucoma Drainage Devices”, J Glaucoma. 2017 Jul 20

Mosaed S, Bhatt A, Invited Commentary, “New Generation Stents”, International Glaucoma Review 18-2, 44-45. 1566-1040, 2017

Mosaed S, Farukhi S, Schmutz M, Nguyen V, “Baerveldt scleral patch graft abscess secondary to coagulase negative Staphylococcus”, Case Reports in Ophthalmology, 2017 Nov 17

Farukhi S., Bhatt A., Schmutz M., Mosaed S., “Trabectome Outcomes Across the Spectrum of Glaucoma Disease Severity”, Plos ONE-D-17-16017, (In Press)

Bhatt A., Nguyen C., Mosaed S., Minckler D., “Clinical and Pathological Correlation of Cotton Wool Spots in Secondary Angle Closure Glaucoma”, Feb, 2018, AJO Case Reports. (In Press)

Shen E, Farukhi S, Schmutz M, Mosaed S., “Acute Angle-closure Glaucoma Associated With Aripiprazole in the Setting of Plateau Iris Configuration”, J Glaucoma. Feb 2018, Online Articles: Case Report/Small Case Series

Lin M, Schmutz M, Mosaed S, ”In Reply: Latanoprost-induced Skin Hypopigmentation”, J Glaucoma. March 2018

Minckler DS, Mosaed S: Aqueous shunts. In: Shields MB, Tombran-Tink J, Barstable CJ: Mechanisms of the Glaucomas: Disease, Process and Therapeutic Modalities. Humana Press. Pages, 715-737, 2008

Mosaed S: Update on Aqueous Shunts in Glaucoma; International Ophthalmology Clinics. 51(3): 155-164, Summer 2011

Mosaed S: Complications of Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery, 2nd edition of Glaucoma, Chapter 121, 2012

Mosaed S: Trabectome, 2nd Edition of Glaucoma, Chapter 128, 2012

Sameh Mosaed, Donald Minckler: Update Neovascular Glaucoma, The Glaucoma Book, A Practical, Evidence-Based Approach to Patient Care P.N. Schacknow and J.R. Samples (eds.), Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2014

Sameh Mosaed, Don Minckler, MD: Aqueous Shunts and Keratoplasty, Glaucoma 2nd Edition, Chapter 121, Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2014

Sameh Mosaed, Don Minckler: Neovascular Glaucom”, Clinical Glaucoma Care, Samples, John R., Schacknow, Paul N. (Eds.), Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2014

Mosaed S: Trabectome. Glaucoma, 2nd Edition, Chapter 128. Shaarawy T, Hitchings R, Sherwood M, Crowston J Eds. Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2015

Mosaed S: Updated Aqueous Shunts and Keratoplasty . Glaucoma 2nd Edition, Chapter 121, Shaarawy T, Hitchings R, Sherwood M, Crowston J Eds. Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2015

Bhatt, A. B., Mosaed, S. (2015). Glaucoma and Systemic Diseases. In Glaucoma and Systemic Diseases, Glaucoma and Dermatological Disorders. Springer

1996 - Present, UC Davis Alumni Association
1996 - Present, Iranian American Medical Association
1998 - 2002, American Medical Women’s Association
2001 - 2004, New York State Ophthalmological Society
2001 - Present, American Academy of Ophthalmology
2005 – Present, Orange County Society of Ophthalmology
2005 - Present, Orange County Glaucoma Society
2006 - Present, Iranian Society of Vision
2007 - Present, American Glaucoma Society PT Care Committee
2008 - Present, American Glaucoma Society
2010 - Present, Certified Trabectome Trainer
Research Center Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
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Last updated 05/23/2018