Clavenna Vision Institute
600 South Adams Road, Suite 200
Birmingham, Michigan 48009
Carl F. Clavenna, MD, and Gregory B. Fitzgerald, MD, are board-certified ophthalmologists who have helped thousands of cataract surgery patients achieve clear vision. Drs. Clavenna and Fitzgerald have extensive experience in vision correction procedures and are dedicated to providing excellent patient care. Their history of providing outstanding cataract surgery results places these eye-care specialists at the top of their field. In addition to specializing in cataract surgery they are actively involved in the development of the Excimer Laser Program for LASIK at Beaumont Hospital, and are considered accomplished scholars and mentors. Both physicians have been featured in the America's Top Ophthalmologists guide published by the Consumers' Research Council of America.
The Clavenna Vision Institute, as a medical practice, was originally established in 1965. The physicians at Clavenna Vision Institute are renowned for providing trusted medical care and are some of the most sought after in the region for vision correction surgery. They perform more eye surgery procedures at Beaumont Hospital than any other vision care team and have worked directly with the training of its residents to help develop their surgical proficiency. Over the years, they have helped countless cataracts Birmingham patients reclaim their clear vision.
The eye surgeons at Clavenna Vision Institute perform the latest cataract surgery techniques at TruVista Surgery Center, a leading-edge outpatient facility specializing in cataract surgery. During the procedure, our surgeons create a small, self-sealing, suture-less incision in the eye which allows for faster healing and recovery. Next, they break up the clouded lens (cataract) through a highly sophisticated process known as phacoemulsification, and remove the cataract. Once the clouded lens has been extracted, the surgeons replace it with a high-tech intraocular lens implant (IOL). Intraocular lens implants such as AcrySof ReSTOR, ReZoom, Tecnis and Toric lenses are uniquely designed to restore vision following cataract surgery and treat most pre-existing vision correction needs, including nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism. Following a meticulous examination of your unique vision needs, Drs. Clavenna and Fitzgerald will help you decide which lens implant is best for you.
In addition to cataract surgery, the Clavenna Vision Institute offers a wide range of other vision correction procedures, including iLASIK,which is the most advanced LASIK utilizing only lasers as well as treatment of presbyopia, glaucoma and macular degeneration. The eye surgeons at Clavenna Vision Institute are also trained to provide patients with elective facial rejuvenation procedures, including eyelid surgery and Botox injections.
To schedule a free, one-on-one consultation with Dr. Clavenna or Dr. Fitzgerald and learn more about your vision correction options, contact the Clavenna Vision Institute at (800) 403-9370.Email the Surgeon
"I am pleased to have this opportunity to compliment Dr. Clavenna together with his colleagues for their professionalism on my behalf." Jeryl M.
"Thanks to Dr. Clavenna, my recent cataract surgeries were so successful. I am thrilled to say that at age 73, I have perfect vision. I am totally free of glasses and contacts, and I can see better than or as well as any of my twelve grandchildren. Dr. Carl Clavenna is a gifted surgeon and a polite, compassionate gentleman. His staff at both offices and the surgical center was outstanding and very professional. I am so happy I made the Clavenna Connection!" Joan P.
"I have been a patient of Clavenna Vision Institute for many years. Dr. Clavenna diagnosed my glaucoma two years ago and has kept it under control since that time. Dr. Clavenna advised me that I would need surgery to correct my cataracts. I put it off until I could no longer see my golf ball when I hit my drives. Wow! You cannot believe what a difference it made since Dr. Clavenna restored my vision to 20/20. I now enjoy the beauty of color with new brightness. The cataract surgery was done at TruVista Surgery Center. The staff was very pleasant and professional and Dr. Clavenna was so efficient. I had no pain during or after the cataract surgery. I was amazed when I received a call from Dr. Clavenna at 5:30 p.m. the day of surgery to ask how I was getting along. That's above and beyond the call of duty. If anyone ever needs this kind of care believe me when I say, Call Dr. Clavenna. He is the BEST!!! I am so happy." Clinton T.
Carl F. Clavenna, MD, received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Albion College and a Master of Science degree from Georgetown University. He completed his Doctor of Medicine degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine, where he graduated first in his class. Dr. Clavenna completed both an internal medicine internship and an ophthalmology residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, where he now teaches refractive surgery to ophthalmology residents. He is a member of several prestigious organizations, including the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the International Society of Refractive Surgery and the Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.
Gregory B. Fitzgerald, MD, obtained his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed his medical internship and ophthalmology residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, where he currently trains residents. Dr. Fitzgerald is also an Assistant Clinical Professor at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. He has more than 10 years of experience performing refractive surgery, including LASIK and cataract surgery. Dr. Fitzgerald is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the Michigan State Medical Society, the Oakland County Medical Society and the American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
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