Abraham Shammas, MD



Laser Eye Center
(800) 805-2737

100 East Valencia Mesa Drive
Suite 309
Fullerton, California 92835

18000 Studebaker Road
Suite 505
Cerritos, California 90703


Abraham
Shammas, MD



Abraham Shammas, MD is a highly skilled Laser Eye Center ophthalmologist specializing in refractive surgery. He is one of the most experienced vision correction specialists in the world. The Laser Eye Center has offered the highest quality care for more than 21 years. In the South Bay area, there are two offices; the Long Beach and Torrance LASIK centers.


Dr. Shammas feels strongly that high quality vision after surgery along with patient satisfaction is the essence of a successful practice. This center combines excellent surgeon experience with the most advanced FDA approved technology for vision correction surgery.

Going beyond 20/20 is LEC's goal for each refractive surgery patient.

More About the Laser Eye Center

At the Laser Eye Center, each patient is meticulously examined by the doctor and staff to determine the best option for vision correction. For Custom LASIK surgery, a wavefront-guided technology is used. This advanced technology provides for each patient to be individually tested and then treated with a customized laser ablation profile. In addition to LASIK, the Laser Eye Center also offers Phakic IOL, PRK, and other laser vision correction procedures.

Dr. Shammas is also a highly skilled IOL (intraocular lens) implant surgeon who performs no-stitch, no-injection, small-incision surgery. He offers the newest technology lenses for vision correction, including the Verisyse lens (for those highly myopic patients who do not qualify for LASIK eye surgery) and the new IOLs that can simultaneously correct for near and distance vision.

The first step in eliminating your dependence on glasses or contact lenses is to contact the Laser Eye Center at 800-805-2737 to schedule a free consultation.

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What Do Patients Say About the Laser Eye Center?

"Thank you, Laser Eye Center of Los Angeles! I'm thrilled that my vision has been permanently corrected with the LASIK procedure. From waking up and being able to see the clock and read-out on my nightstand, to driving, watching television, even putting on make-up – being able to see clearly without wearing glasses is truly amazing! I had the procedure done on a Friday and went to the mall that weekend and bought a pair of non-prescription sunglasses. What a treat! Thanks again." —Cindy Davis, KOLA 99.9 FM

"I am enjoying the benefits of the LASIK procedure from Laser Eye Center of Los Angeles. I just had my four-month check-up and continue to see 20/20. Each day, I marvel at the vision correction technology and the skills of the doctors at Laser Eye Center. I want to extend a heartfelt note of thanks to the entire staff.

It is truly amazing that something that takes just a few minutes can translate into such a change. Today, I see without my glasses. And, I don't miss contacts either. They used to dry my eyes. It really makes a difference in my appearance as well. I would encourage anyone dependent on glasses or contact lenses to consider LASIK at the Laser Eye Center." —Larry Marino, KIEV 870 AM

"Almost two years ago I made the "decision" to visit the Laser Eye Center of Los Angeles. I was very nervous, but the wonderful staff calmed my fears while I had the vision correction surgery. Now, I can't believe that I waited so long. There was no pain and very little recovery time. As soon as it was over, I knew that my life would change forever – and it did. I could see right away. The next morning, I played 18 holes of golf. I still can't believe it!!!"
—Shawn Parr, KZLA 93.9 F.M.


More About the Laser Eye Center Surgeons

Abraham Shammas, MD, is the president of the Laser Eye Center. He completed his medical degree and his residency in ophthalmology at the American University of Beirut. He completed specialty fellowship training in glaucoma at the Estelle Doheny Eye Foundation of the University of Southern California, School of Medicine. Before beginning private practice in the Southern California region, Dr. Shammas held academic appointments at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas, and at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles. He has published several scientific articles relating to advances in ophthalmic surgery. Dr. Shammas is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and Doheny USC Professionals Association.

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