Area of Special Interest and Extensive Training:
Orthokeratology, Myopia control, Anterior surface disease
Dr. Mendelson received his doctorate at the University of California at Berkeley in 1990. He was trained at Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center and at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Stanford. Dr. Mendelson has been a clinical investigator for FDA contact lens studies. He is currently an Adjunct Professor for the New England College of Optometry, and has taught students from various colleges throughout his career.
Dr. Mendelson is a leading optometrist in the field of Orthokeratology/CRT overseeing one of the busiest Orthokeratology/CRT practices in the nation. He has devoted his practice to this field. Over the last 28 years Dr. Mendelson has fit thousands of patients with Orthokeratology/CRT contacts and achieved the designation of F.I.A.O., Fellow of the International Academy of Orthokeratology. Dr. Mendelson is one of only a few doctors to obtain this title. Additionally, Dr Mendelson has lectures internationally about Myopia control. He is a member of the American Optometric Association as well as the California Optometric Association. Dr. Mendelson is passionate about his care and works with local schools to provide eye care to underprivileged children.