Dr. Lalezary studied neuroscience at UCLA and graduated summa cum laude. He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. At the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, he completed ophthalmology residency and vitreo-retinal fellowship as a distinguished Gass Fellow. The doctor is fluent in Farsi and Spanish. Through research, he strives to advance the field and deliver state-of-the-art care to patients. Currently, his research is focused on the use anti-VEGF therapy in the prevention of “wet” AMD.