Omer Gal, M.D.

Omer Gal, M.D. Omer Gal, M.D. is a fellowship-trained oculoplastic surgeon specializing in both functional and cosmetic oculofacial surgery, Botox, and fillers at the Pacific ClearVision Institute in Eugene, Oregon. She also practices comprehensive ophthalmology including laser surgery and glaucoma management.

Dr. Gal was born in Israel and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine in Tel-Aviv, Israel, followed by a year of high-frequency ultrasound at Cornell Medical Center in New York. She then completed two years of Internal Medicine training followed by a comprehensive ophthalmology pre-residency fellowship in New York. Dr. Gal completed her ophthalmology residency training at Louisiana State University and her oculoplastic fellowship in Pensacola, Florida.

Besides caring for her patients in Oregon, Dr. Gal is passionate about international humanitarian work. She has performed multiple international medical missions in Central America and India, delivering ophthalmic care to underserved communities.

Dr. Gal is the author of numerous peer-reviewed articles and a book chapter, and has presented her research at multiple national ophthalmology conferences. Click here for a photo gallery of eyelid surgeries Dr. Gal has performed in the community.

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Professional Practice

2013 - 2014

Florida Ophthalmic Affiliates
Oculoplastics and Anterior Segment Ophthalmology Fellow

2001 - 2002

Milwaukee Eye Care Associates
Ophthalmology technician


Volunteer Experience

May 2010

Sharing Resources WORLDWIDE medical mission and eyeglass mission
Siguatepeque, Honduras
Ophthalmology patient evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment
Assisted in pediatric strabismus surgery

May 2010

El Salvador medical mission
Ophthalmology patient evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and referral for surgery
Pediatric eye screening

2009 - 2010

Sankara Nethralaya Eye Hospital
Visiting Clinical Observer
Ophthalmology patient evaluation, screening, diagnosis, and treatment


Publications, Abstracts, Posters

2013

Eye Dominance and Hering's Law Effect on Bilateral Blepharoptosis Repair.
Worley M, Gal O, Anderson R, Al Hariri A.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2013 Nov - Dec; 29(6):437-9.

2013

Reconstruction of the Medial Canthus Following Tumor Resection Using the Mitek Suture Anchors.
Gal O, Al Hariri A.
Poster presentation at American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting.

2012

Effect of Eye Dominance and Hering's Law on Bilateral Ptosis Repair Results.
Worley M, Gal O, Al Hariri A.
2012 ASOPRS Fall Symposium podium presentation.

2012

Repair of Medial Canthal Dystopia Using the Mitek Suture Anchors.
Gal O, Worley M, Al Hariri A.
2012 ASOPRS Fall Symposium podium presentation.

2012

A Retrospective Case Series Using a Microanchor Fixating Device to Reapproximate the Medial Canthal Tendon.
Gal O, Worley M, Al Hariri A.
Oral and Poster presentation Ochsner Medical Center 5/2012.

2012

How Does Eye Dominance and Degree of Hering's Law Dependance Affect Surgical Results of Bilateral, Simultaneous Involutional Ptosis Repair?
Worley M, Gal O, Al Hariri A.
Poster Presentation Ochsner Medical Center 5/2012.

2009

Effect of corneal hydration on ultrasound velocity and backscatter.
Silverman RH, Patel MS, Gal O, Sarup A, Deobhakta A, Dababneh H, Reinstein DZ, Feleppa E, Coleman, DJ.
Ultrasound Med Biol. 2009 May; 35(5):839-846.

2006

Spectral Parameter Imaging of the Corneal Stroma.
Ronald H. Silverman, Omer Gal, Monica Patel, D. Jackson Coleman.
Journal of Acoustical Society of America. 2006 May, 119 (5): 3254

2006

75 MHz ultrasound biomicroscopy of anterior segment of eye.
Ronald H. Silverman, Jonathan Cannata, K Kirk Shung, Omer Gal, Monica Patel, Harriet O Lloyd, Ernest J Feleppa, D Jackson Coleman.
Ultrason Imaging. 2006 Jul; 28 (3): 179-88

2006

Gene Silencing In Human Tumor Xenograft Models:
The Effect of VEGF and ECM Downregulation On Ultrasound Backscatter A.A. Deobhakta, H.O. Lloyd, R.H. Silverman, M.S. Patel, O. Gal, D.J. Coleman, M.J. Rondeau.
ARVO poster presentation 05 / 2006

2006

Speed of Sound Measurement in Bovine Cornea at 35MHz O.
Gal, M.S. Patel, A.A. Deobhakta, A. Sarup, K. Sarup, R.H. Silverman, D.J. Coleman.
ARVO poster presentation 05 / 2006

2006

70 MHz Ultrasound Imaging of the Anterior Segment.
M.S. Patel, O. Gal, D.J. Coleman, H.O. Lloyd, J. Cannata, K.K. Shung, R.H. Silverman.
ARVO poster presentation 05 / 2006

2005

Bovine Cornea Speed of Sound Measurement at 35 MHz.
O. Gal, M.S. Patel, A.A. Deobhakta, D.J. Coleman, R.H. Silverman.
Podium presentation at Annual American Society of Ophthalmic Ultrasonography (10/14/2005, Chicago)

2005

Comparative 35 and 70 MHz Imaging of Bovine Cornea In Vitro.
M.S. Patel, O. Gal, A.A. Deobhakta, A. Sarup, K. Sarup, D.J. Coleman, R.H. Silverman.
Podium presentation at American Society of Ophthalmic Ultrasonography (10/14/2005, Chicago)


Teaching Recognition

Aesculapian Society of Louisiana State University School of Medicine Best Teaching Resident Nominee (2011)


Publications

Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 61-70, 2010.
Silverman RH, Patel M, Gal O, Lloyd HO, Reinstein DZ, Coleman DJ.
Imaging of the cornea and anterior segment with high-frequency ultrasound.
In: Thomas John, editor, Corneal Endothelial Transplant. DSAEK, DMEK & DLEK.


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