Meet the Doctors


Dr. Lillie A. Mosaddegh completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Illinois in Chicago with honors. She subsequently obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin at the top of her class, where she was awarded with multiple honors including the Janet M. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Citation Award presented by the American Medical Women’s Association, Excellence Achievement Award in Neuroanatomy, and Excellence in Gross Anatomy Award.  She was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.  She completed a year of internship in internal medicine at California Pacific Medical Center, she also completed her residency in ophthalmology at California Pacific Medical Center.  She holds her certification from the medical board of examiners and is a board certified ophthalmologist, who has also obtained certification in various laser fields including refractive surgery and skin resurfacing procedures.

After completion of her training, Dr. Mosaddegh opened her first practice in the City of San Francisco in the Spring of 1998 and currently maintains four practices in San Francisco along with her well-qualified associates. The focus of Dr. Mosaddegh’s practice is comprehensive ophthalmology with an emphasis on external diseases, cataracts, glaucoma, and refractive procedures. She is also well-versed in the usage of Botox® for Strabismus, Blepharospasms, as well as cosmetic applications. Dr. Mosaddegh’s philosophy on patient care is one of compassion and forming a team with the patient where the patient becomes an active member in their own health care.

Dr. Lillie A. Mosaddegh has multiple locations in San Francisco and has optometrists to continue giving great service to all our patients in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Dr. Melissa Paragas is a residency-trained optometrist committed to providing comprehensive and individualized eye care.

She earned her Bachelors of Science in Biology at the University of Portland, and her Doctorate of Optometry degree at the Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Paragas was awarded membership to the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society, and was the recipient of the Eschenbach Low Vision Award. She completed a Primary Care residency program, with an emphasis in Ocular Disease and Low Vision Rehabilitation, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tallahassee, FL. She is therapeutically licensed to diagnose, treat, and manage ocular diseases and ocular emergencies. She is extensively trained in managing and treating dry eyes with the advance technologies available at the Mosaddeggh Eye Institute.

She believes that patient education is essential to elite health care, and will happily address all optical and ophthalmic questions or concerns.