Ophthalmology & Optometry/retinal hole repair


Judy wrote at 2014-02-24 15:59:02
My vision is much worse after macular hole repair and cataract surgery.  I would not be able to drive or see much at all without my other eye.  Am I a candidate for cornea transplant surgery??

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Scott W. Tunis MD FACS


Laser Vision Correction procedures - LASIK, PRK, PTK. Cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation, corneal transplantation, Rejuven*eyes conjunctival whitening surgery, general eye surgery and medical diseases of the eye.


• Board Certified Ophthalmologist • One of the Carolina’s most experienced LASIK Surgeons with 15 years LASIK experience and more than 15,000 LASIK procedures performed • 27 years Cataract Surgery experience with more than 20,000 Cataract procedures performed • Corneal Transplant Surgery since 1983 • US Patent Holder in Intraocular Lens Implant Technology; US Patent 5549614 and US Patent 5556400 • Was involved in FDA studies for Myopic LASIK • Past Chief of Ophthalmology, Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, FL • Past Chief of Ophthalmology, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, NC

• Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology 1987 • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology • Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Ocular Surgery News, Premier Surgeon, Ring Magazine

• Amherst College BA 1977 • University of Virginia School of Medicine MD 1981 • Medical University of South Carolina Residency in Ophthalmology 1985 • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Awards and Honors
• Consumer’s Research Council, America’s Top Ophthalmologists 2004-2011 • PS250 Premier Surgeon - One of the Top 250 Leading Innovators in the Field of Premium IOL Surgery

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