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Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Mount Sinai School of MedicineResidency, Ophthalmology, 1970 - 1972
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterInternship, Internal Medicine, 1968 - 1969
  • State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
    State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of MedicineClass of 1968
  • Hunter College, State University of New YorkBA, 1961 - 1964

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1972 - 2023
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FAAO) American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • "Penetrating and Intrastromal Corneal Arcuate Incisions in Rabbit and Human Cadaver Eyes: Manual Diamond Blade and Femtosecond Laser-Created Incisions"  
    Gray, Brad B.A.; Binder, Perry S. M.S., M.D.; Huang, Ling C. O.D., Ph.D.; Hill, Jim B.S.; Salvador-Silva, Mercedes Ph.D.; Gwon, Arlene M.D., Eye & Contact Lens: Science & Clinical Practice, 1/27/2015
  • "Engineering The Crystalline Lens With A Biodegradable Or Non-Degradable Scaffold"  
    Gwon, A, Gruber, L., Experimental Eye Research, 1/1/2010
  • "Preparation and evaluation of a lubricious treated cartridge used for implantation of intraocular lenses"  
    Can B Hu, Ph.D., Arlene Gwon, M.D, Mike Lowery, Ph.D., Harish Makker, M.S., Lawrence Gruber, B.S., R.V.T., J. Biomater.Sci. Polymer Edn, 1/1/2007
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Books/Book Chapters


  • "Evaluation of a New Compact Phacoemulsification System for Extracapuslar Len Extraction During Cataract Surgery in a Rabbit Model"
    Ling C Huang, Mercedes Salvador-Silva, Tim Hunter, Arlene Gwon, ARVO, Denver, CO, 1/1/2015
  • "An Evaluation of Vitreoretinal Surgery Through a Hydrophobic Small Aperture Intraocular Lens in New Zealand Black Rabbits"
    Greg Empey, Barry Kupperman, Simon Bababeygy, Arlene Gwon, ARVO, Denver, CO, 1/1/2015
  • "Detrmining Femtosecond Laser Parameters for Clear Corneal Incisions"
    Roger Steinert, Perry S. Binder, Brad Gray, Zsolt Bor, Michael Brownell, Jaime Martiz, Arlene Gwon, James Hill, Luis G. Vargas, ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 1/1/2012
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  • "Tissue Engineering the Lens" 
    Guangzhou, China - 1/7/2011
  • "Engineering The Crystalline Lens" 
    Beijing, China - 1/5/2009
  • "Modification of a Hyaluronic Acid Scaffold for Lens Engineering" 
    Berlin, Germany - 1/12/2008
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Hospital Affiliations