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Louis Savar, M.D. is a Beverly Hills ophthalmologist at La Peer Health Systems. He is a licensed physician and surgeon in the State of California. Dr. Savar specializes in reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery of the orbit, eyelid, and lacrimal system. Additionally, he focuses on the treatment of diseases of the eye, such as glaucoma and cataracts.
After completing his undergraduate education at the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Savar went to the University of California, San Francisco School of Medice. His post doctoral training included a surgical internship at the University of Pennsylvania’s Presbyterian Hospital and an Ophthalmology Residency at the Jules Stein Eye Institute.
His brother, Aaron, and father, David, are also eye surgeons. All three are busy at La Peer and their private practice, Eyes By Savar.
B.A.:University of California, Berkeley
M.D.:University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
POST DOCTORAL TRAINING
Internship: University of Pennsylvania, Presbyterian Hospital, Department of Surgery
Residency: Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA Department of Ophthalmology
Licensed Physician & Surgeon, State of California
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Los Angeles Society of Ophthalmology
California Medical Association
Phi Beta Kappa
AWARDS & HONORS
Pepose-Saltzman Young Investigator ARVO Award
F.I. Proctor Foundation Research Travel Grant
Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award
UC Berkeley, graduate summa cum laude (highest honors)
UC Berkeley Outstanding Immunologist Award
Elected to Phi Beta Kappa
UC Berkeley Howard Hughes Medical Institute Biology Fellow
POSTERS, PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Savar L, et al.Brow fat expansion: an under-appreciated entity in TAO, in press.
Savar L, et al.Levator plane hyaluronic acid gel injections for temporary treatment of upper eyelid retraction, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Poster 2010
Savar L, et al.Nasal tip ptosis: The use of hyaluronic acid gel filler,American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Poster 2010
Savar L, et al.Orbital Fat Histology in Active and Chronic Graves’ Disease, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Poster 2009
Savar L, et al.Tracking and Tackling Trachoma at Tana, American Medical Association interim meeting Poster 2006
Chen CS, Gupta A, Savar L, et al.25-Gauge Transconjunctival Vitrectomy: Intraoperative Safety, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Poster 2005
Gupta A, Chen CS, Savar L, et al.25-Gauge Transconjunctival Vitrectomy Safety: Cataract Progression, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Poster 2005
Mango C, Gupta A, Chen CS, Savar L, et al.25-Gauge Transconjunctival Vitrectomy Safety: Post-operative, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Poster 2005