Maya Shammas, MD, an Ophthalmologist with Shammas Eye Medical Center

Jul 29, 2021

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Maya Shammas, who serves patients in California.

New York City, New York Jul 29, 2021 ( - Dr. Shammas is a comprehensive eye surgeon who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases. She works alongside Drs. H. John Shammas & Renu Jivrajka at Shammas Eye Medical Center with offices in Lynwood, Downey, and Whittier, California.

Widely recognized for her outstanding skills and expertise, she is an expert in laser treatment and intraocular injections for the treatment of macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic eye diseases.  Her experience in glaucoma treatment includes "Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery" (MIGS). She also has a special interest in cataract surgery, utilizing the latest no-stitch surgical techniques, with the goal of obtaining the best quality of vision possible.

With impressive credentials, Dr. Shammas is a UCLA alumnus where she received her undergraduate degree with Honors. She then received her medical degree from Weill Medical College at Cornell University in New York City. She practiced ophthalmology at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital of Cornell University for three years. While in New York, she was involved in special research projects regarding glaucoma and cataract surgery.

Specializing in eye care, she is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO). The ABO is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.

Voted to the "Southern California Super Doctors" list multiple years, Dr. Shammas is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.

A firm believer that each patient is unique and treatment should be tailored to the individual, she is affiliated with several hospitals and medical centers in California, including PIH Health Hospital-Downey, St. Francis Medical Center-Lynwood, and Whittier Hospital Medical Center.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, retinal, and corneal surgery.

Throughout her line of work, Dr. Shammas has co-authored multiple articles related to axial length measurement and intraocular lens power calculations; these research studies are aimed at improving vision post-cataract surgery. More importantly, her academic qualities are enhanced by her compassionate nature and her caring attitude towards her patients.

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