Mario A. Meallet, M.D.
Dr. Mario Meallet specializes in the following:
- Cataract Surgery
- Corneal Surgery including DSEK & INTACS corneal implants
- Laser Vision Correction (LASIK) and other lasers
- Pterygium surgery and ocular surface reconstruction
using amniotic membrane
Dr. Meallet is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center, where he teaches cataract and corneal surgery.
He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Dr. Meallet received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed his ophthalmology residency at the Doheny Eye Institute/LA County/USC Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in cornea/external disease at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.
Following his fellowship, he joined the faculty at the Doheny Eye Institute. During his six years at the institute he gained extensive experience in cataract and corneal surgery, as well as medical and surgical management of glaucoma.
Dr. Meallet specializes in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery, including endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK) for patients with corneal edema and Fuch’s dystrophy. He also specializes in diagnosis and management of keratoconus, including INTACS corneal implants.
Dr. Meallet has lectured and taught in numerous surgical courses. He has also published in textbooks on cataract surgery.