Important Information about Michael J. Yaros, M.D., D.A.B.O
Dr. Yaros has been practicing Ophthalmology in South Jersey for over 2 decades. He is highly regarded by the medical community, and is the personal eye doctor for many local physicians and their families. He has lectured to physicians and community groups on eye care topics.
Ophthalmology is the medical specialty concerned with examination, diagnosis, and treatment of conditions affecting the eyes and surrounding structures. Ophthalmologists are able to draw on the full range of modalities available to diagnose and manage eye conditions, including medical, surgical, and laser surgical treatments.
Dr. Yaros is a licensed M.D., BOARD CERTIFIED by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Since he began his practice, Dr. Yaros is proud to have helped thousands of patients improve the health and function of their eyes. He has restored lost vision to numerous patients suffering from eye disease. And many people who were totally dependent on their eyeglasses or contact lenses are now finding greatly improved vision, thanks to Dr. Yaros' surgical skills.
His commitment to helping people see better began when he was just 16 years old. He spent his summer working as a lab technician in the Ophthalmology Department of the University of Pennsylvania. He was so fascinated by the work done there that he decided on a career in Ophthalmology. He went on to attend and graduate from The University of Pennsylvania; later receiving his medical degree from Temple University Medical School.
Dr. Yaros excelled in his Ophthalmology residency at the renowned Yale-New Haven Hospital. As part of his residency he ran the Eye Service at the Princess Margaret Hospital in the Bahamas, providing most of the eye care for the entire country.
He then served a private fellowship/preceptorship with one of America's foremost Cataract Surgeons, honing his surgical skills before entering into private practice. In the next year Dr. Yaros became Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. This is the only recognized Board Certification in Ophthalmology.
He was then elected a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Yaros has received advanced training and certification in PHACOEMULSIFICATION (of cataracts); REFRACTIVE SURGICAL TECHNIQUES, including RADIAL and ASTIGMATIC KERATOTOMY, LASIK, and EPIKERATOPHAKIA; GLAUCOMA SURGICAL TECHNIQUES, including ANTIMETABOLITE THERAPY, SHUNTS and the EXPRESSTM MINISHUNT; and COSMETIC and RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE EYELIDS including BOTOXTM, New Fillers; and BLEPHAROPIGMENTATION.
As the latest medical advancements are proven safe and effective, Dr. Yaros is quick to incorporate them into his practice. In 1992 Dr. Yaros was the first ophthalmologist in South Jersey to use Mitomycin-C in glaucoma surgery, as well as the first to use the ExpressTM Minishunt. He uses the no suture, no needle, no patch, small-incision procedures for cataract surgery. He was one of the first in the country to use foldable implants, and multifocal ?reading vision? implants. He employs in-office laser techniques to treat: glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal tears, and after-cataract scar tissue. He provides correction of nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism utilizing the facilities of Kremer Laser Eye Center with the safest and most advanced laser refractive techniques. He performs laser cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid surgery.
Dr. Yaros is recognized by his peers as an outstanding ophthalmologist. He has been elected as a trustee, officer, and president of the West Jersey Medical Society. He also has served on committees of the Camden County Medical Society and several local hospitals. He holds membership in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology, Medical Society of New Jersey, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Camden County Medical Society. He is a lifetime member of the AMA.
Dr. Yaros has been nationally recognized:
In 1988 he was selected on the basis of surgical skill as one of a small select group of surgeons to participate in FDA trials of FOLDABLE IMPLANT LENSES for small-incision cataract surgery. Results of this revolutionary study led to the approval of these state-of-the art lenses.
In 1998 he was selected to be among the first surgeons in the country to begin using the FDA approved ARRAY multifocal implant, the first "presbyopic" implant. These implants have earned the distinction of "High Technology" by the government--one of only 2 implants in this category. Dr. Yaros has extensive experience in the ARRAY implant, and is now using its successor, the improved 2nd generation ReZoom implant. He also uses TORIC implants (The other "high technology" designated implants) to correct astigmatism. He is also skilled in implant adjustment, replacement, and multiple implant surgery, as well as iris repair surgery.
In 2004 he was selected to participate in phase III testing of a major new antibiotic eyedrop.
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
Dr. Yaros continually improves his knowledge and skills in all aspects of Eye Care. He greatly exceeds the recognized standards of Continuing Medical Education, and has earned national recognition awards from the American Medical Association, and locally by the Medical Society of New Jersey. He is also certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners.
HOSPITALS and SURGICENTERS
Wills Eye Hospital and Cherry Hill Surgicenter (Wills Eye in Cherry Hill)
Virtua-West Jersey Health System and Summit Surgicenter (Voorhees)
Kennedy Surgicenter (Washington Township)
HealthSouth (Mt. Laurel)
Dr. Yaros resides in The Delaware Valley with his wife and two children. His hobbies include tennis, music, bridge, weight training, and photography.
124 E. White Horse Pike
Berlin, New Jersey 08009
Location Phone: 856-767-2500
Additional Location Phone: 856-939-9650
53 South Main Street
Mullica Hill, New Jersey 08062
Location Phone: 856-223-0227
Additional Location Phone: 856-939-9650
303 South Kings Highway
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08034
Location Phone: 856-354-1999
Additional Location Phone: 856-354-1559
619 W. Clements Bridge Rd.
Runnemede, New Jersey 08078
Location Phone: 856-939-9111
Location Fax: 856-939-9650