Keck School Faculty

Steven Charles Dresner, MD
Steven Charles Dresner, MD
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology (Part-Time)
Ophthalmology
HC4 4900 1450 San Pablo Street Off Campus Los Angeles
Dr. Steven C. Dresner earned his M.D. from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed an internship in general surgery at the University of California at San Francisco. He was a resident in ophthalmology at Louisiana State University at New Orleans.

He subsequently served as a fellow in Neuro-ophthalmology and Orbital Surgery under John S. Kennerdell, M.D. at the University of Pittsburgh. Following that, he received his fellowship training in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at McGill University in Montreal with Francois Codere, M.D.

Dr. Dresner is a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, (ASOPRS). He is the director of the fellowship in Oculo-facial and Cosmetic Surgery at Eyesthetica sponsored by ASOPRS. He is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine.

Dr. Dresner is the recipient of the Honor Award and Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has published over thirty peer reviewed articles in major journals and numerous book chapters in Oculplastic text books. He lectures nationally and internationally. Dr. Dresner is the developer of the Medpor MCOI implant and the co-developer of the Medpor SST implant.

Dr. Dresner is available to see patients for consultation at Eyesthetica’s Santa Monica, Pasadena, and Torrance offices.

Re: Kersten et al: Orbital "blowout" fractures: time for a new paradigm (Ophthalmology. 2018;125:796-798). Ophthalmology. 2018 Dec; 125(12):e87-e88. . View in PubMed

Re: Kersten et al: Orbital 'blowout' fractures: time for a new paradigm (Ophthalmology. 2018;125:796-798). Ophthalmology. 2018 Oct 18. . View in PubMed

On-Q pump for pain control after orbital implant surgery Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Sep-Oct; 30(5):396-9. . View in PubMed

On-Q pump for pain control after orbital implant surgery Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Sep-Oct; 30(5):396-9. . View in PubMed

The modified fasanella-servat procedure: description and quantified analysis Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jan-Feb; 29(1):30-4. . View in PubMed

The modified fasanella-servat procedure: description and quantified analysis Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jan-Feb; 29(1):30-4. . View in PubMed

Using the inferior oblique muscle to augment implant coverage in enucleation surgery Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jan-Feb; 27(1):52-4. . View in PubMed

Using the inferior oblique muscle to augment implant coverage in enucleation surgery Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jan-Feb; 27(1):52-4. . View in PubMed

Small incision preperiosteal midface lift for correction of lower eyelid retraction Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 May-Jun; 26(3):176-81. . View in PubMed

Small incision preperiosteal midface lift for correction of lower eyelid retraction Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 May-Jun; 26(3):176-81. . View in PubMed

Efficacy and complications of the transconjunctival entropion repair for lower eyelid involutional entropion Ophthalmology. 2006 Dec; 113(12):2351-6. . View in PubMed

External (subciliary) vs internal (transconjunctival) involutional entropion repair Am J Ophthalmol. 2005 Dec; 140(6):1166; author reply 1166-7. . View in PubMed

Multipurpose conical orbital implant in evisceration Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Sep; 21(5):376-8. . View in PubMed

Multipurpose conical orbital implant in evisceration Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2005 Sep; 21(5):376-8. . View in PubMed

The smooth surface tunnel porous polyethylene enucleation implant Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2004 Sep-Oct; 35(5):358-62. . View in PubMed

Safety of blepharoplasty in patients with preoperative dry eyes Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2004 Mar-Apr; 6(2):101-4. . View in PubMed

Re: "Comparison of retrobulbar analgesics for evisceration" Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Sep; 19(5):411; author reply 411-2. . View in PubMed

Re: "Comparison of retrobulbar analgesics for evisceration" Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Sep; 19(5):411; author reply 411-2. . View in PubMed

Conjunctival melting syndrome associated with the use of bovine pericardium wrapping material Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Jul; 19(4):257-61. . View in PubMed

Conjunctival melting syndrome associated with the use of bovine pericardium wrapping material Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Jul; 19(4):257-61. . View in PubMed

Cadaveric pericardial patch grafts Ophthalmology. 2002 Aug; 109(8):1412-3; author reply 1413. . View in PubMed

Primary implant placement with evisceration in patients with endophthalmitis Ophthalmology. 2000 Sep; 107(9):1661-4; discussion 1664-5. . View in PubMed

Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia: collection of four cases and a review of the literature Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 1997 Mar; 13(1):48-56. . View in PubMed

Minimal ptosis management Int Ophthalmol Clin. 1997; 37(3):151-62. . View in PubMed

Silicone intubation without intranasal fixation for treatment of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction Am J Ophthalmol. 1995 Jun; 119(6):816-7. . View in PubMed

High-density porous polyethylene (Medpor) as a successful anophthalmic socket implant Ophthalmology. 1994 Oct; 101(10):1688-95; discussion 1695-6. . View in PubMed

Animal model of porous polyethylene orbital implants Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 1994 Jun; 10(2):104-9. . View in PubMed

Transconjunctival entropion repair Arch Ophthalmol. 1993 Aug; 111(8):1144-8. . View in PubMed

Outpatient dacryocystorhinostomy Ophthalmic Surg. 1991 Apr; 22(4):222-4. . View in PubMed

Orbital volume augmentation with adjustable prefabricated methylmethacrylate subperiosteal implants Ophthalmic Surg. 1991 Jan; 22(1):53-6. . View in PubMed

Further modifications of the Müller's muscle-conjunctival resection procedure for blepharoptosis Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 1991; 7(2):114-22. . View in PubMed

The "safest" lower lid blepharoplasty Plast Reconstr Surg. 1991 Jan; 87(1):195. . View in PubMed

Carbon dioxide laser treatment of the conjunctiva and the cornea Ophthalmology. 1988 Jan; 95(1):37-45. . View in PubMed

Treatment of blepharospasm with medication, surgery and type A botulinum toxin Can J Ophthalmol. 1987 Feb; 22(1):24-8. . View in PubMed

Lacrimal drainage system inflammatory masses from retained silicone tubing Am J Ophthalmol. 1984 Nov; 98(5):609-13. . View in PubMed

Acute and subacute orbital myositis Am J Ophthalmol. 1983 Aug; 96(2):209-17. . View in PubMed

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