Maya C. Shammas, M.D

Dr Maya Shammas | Ophthalmologist Lynwood CA | Downey CA | Whittier CAMaya Shammas, M.D. is a comprehensive eye surgeon who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of eye diseases. She comes with impressive credentials. She 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 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.

Dr. Maya Shammas is an expert in laser treatment and intraocular injections for the treatment of macular degeneration, glaucoma and diabetic eye diseases. She has a special interest in cataract surgery, utilizing the latest no-stitch surgical techniques. She 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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