Dr. Siegel brings a unique background to his practice. He has served as an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and as an adjunct clinical faculty member at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Waterloo.
As a senior Optometrist at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, he trained residents in fitting specialty contact lenses and the care of pediatric and adult patients in need of specialized care including infants born with cataracts, and adults with keratoconus and corneal injury.
Dr. Siegel conducts clinical studies for both U.S. and international eye care companies. In 2009 he designed and managed clinical trials on a new high oxygen contact lens, toric soft lenses, and a new glaucoma measurement device. In 2010 he is conducting studies on new breakthrough contact lens designs that will be available to patients later this year.
Dr. Siegel is an invited speaker at the major Optometric meetings, and has lectured over the past two years at the American Optometric Association, The American Academy of Optometry, The Arizona Optometric Association and The Alameda Optometric society. Dr. Siegel has also lectured internationally at The Chinese Academy of Optometry and the British Contact Lens Association meetings. …