Ophthalmic Surgery (Eye)

Eye SurgeryBeaumont ophthalmologists provide everything from routine eye care to specialized treatment and surgery. Leading-edge research conducted through Beaumont allows our doctors to offer state-of-the-art technology, including lasers and ultrasound to diagnose and treat a variety of vision problems.

Beaumont has subspecialty expertise in the areas of:

  • Vitreo-retinal diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Cornea and extracranial diseases
  • Oculoplastic and orbital surgery
  • Pediatric ophthalmology
  • Cataract and anterior segment surgery
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Contact lens fitting and dispensing
  • Low Vision and ocular rehabilitation

Beaumont has the largest department of Ophthalmology in Michigan with over 100 board certified ophthalmologists. Also, Beaumont has been a leading participant in national clinical trials for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ocular melanoma, glaucoma and retinal vascular disease.

Beaumont physicians are locally and nationally recognized as leaders of their field. Among Beaumont's attending staff members are past presidents of the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons; the American Society of Retinal Specialist (the largest international retinal society in the world); and the Retina Society (the oldest academic retinal society in the United States).

In pediatric ophthalmology, Beaumont physicians have pioneered new techniques that have become the standard of care including lens-sparing vitrectomy and laser photo coagulation among others.

Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures

Beaumont physicians perform nearly 6,000 ophthalmic procedures a year. The following is a list of ophthalmic procedures performed at Beaumont:

  • Laser Vision Surgery (LASIK)
  • Corneal Transplantation
  • Glaucoma Procedures
  • Outpatient Cataract Surgery
  • Outpatient Vitreo-Retinal

As one of the leading pediatric centers of ophthalmology in the world, Beaumont offers pediatric vitreo-retinal surgery. Beaumont, Royal Oak also has the Ghesquiere Family Center for Children's Surgery, which is dedicated solely to the needs of pediatric surgical patients.

Beaumont, Troy offers comprehensive ophthalmology including modern outpatient cataract surgery, oculoplastic procedures and emergency eye care.