SILVER LAKE, Ohio, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ACE Vision Group, Inc. today announced the appointment of Marguerite McDonald, M.D. as Global Medical Director. Dr. McDonald is a cornea/refractive/anterior segment specialist for Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, Lynbrook, NY. She is presently a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University (NYU) in Manhattan and an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.
Dr. McDonald is a staff physician at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York City, as well as at the Island Eye Center in Carle Place, New York. Dr. McDonald received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, followed by an internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and ophthalmology residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital/Cornell, both in New York City, and a fellowship in corneal and external diseases with Dr. Herbert E. Kaufman at the LSU Eye Center in New Orleans.
Well known in the field of refractive surgery, Dr. McDonald has published 497 abstracts, 79 books and book chapters, 49 interviews/panel discussions/CD ROMs/videos, and 180 peer reviewed and 294 non-peer reviewed articles on various refractive topics. Dr. McDonald has been the principal investigator of three National Eye Institute grants for the study of refractive surgery. In New Orleans, Dr. McDonald headed the research team investigating the use of the excimer laser for the correction of optical error, and in 1987, performed the world's first excimer laser treatment to eliminate or reduce the need for glasses and contact lenses. In 1993, she performed the world's first excimer laser surgeries for farsightedness.
Dr. McDonald has been honored by selection to the editorial boards of
several publications, including the Journal of Cataract and Refractive
Surgery and Refractive and Corneal Surgery. In 1997 she was elected to the
Executive Committee of the
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