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Steven Safran

Keynote Speaker
Participates in 14 items


After completing his fellowship in Cornea at Duke Steve went into solo private practice in 1992.  He currently practices in Lawrenceville NJ and has a special interest in complex cataract surgery, Lens exchange, endothelial keratoplasty and iris repair but he also performs a broad range of glaucoma, cornea, pars plana vitrectomy and plastics procedures on a regular basis.  He has written many peer review articles and has been a cataract editor for Eyeworld. He is well known as a prolific writer on Keranet and the ASCRS cataract List.   He has been an invited guest lecturer at many Grand Rounds, national and international meetings and the past year prior to the pandemic was the invited  Wolfe Foundation Lecturer  at Iowa University,  Gold Medal lecturer at the AUSCRS meeting in New Zealand in addition to speaking at Yale, University of Pittsburgh Eye center , Mississippi, Northwestern and many other teaching programs and meetings.   His YouTube channel has over 200 videos on complex anterior segment surgery that are viewed by thousands of surgeons and used by many teaching programs for instructional purposes.   He receives referrals for complex anterior segment surgery cases from all over the world on a regular basis and has pioneered many new surgical techniques. Steve also has a special interest regarding ergonomics in the office and O.R since his own neck fusion surgery in 2016.

Note: Residency in Ophthalmology at New York University 1988-1991 

           Fellowship in Cornea at Duke 1991-1992.

Financial disclosure: Dr. Safran has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:

  1. Haag Streit


Sessions in which Steven Safran participates

Friday 10 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)

Saturday 11 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)

Sunday 12 June, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-04:00) Atlantic Time (Canada)