Mark Hollingshead, MD

Hollingshead Eye Center
360 East Mallard Drive, Suite 110
Boise, Idaho 83706

(800) 607-0447

Dr. Mark Hollingshead
Dr. Mark Hollingshead

Serving patients seeking cataract surgery with IOLs, including Crystalens, ReSTOR and Tecnis in Boise, Nampa and the surrounding area

Dr. Hollingshead is certified by the American Board
of Eye Surgery in both LASIK and cataract surgery.

Mark Hollingshead, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist who has been providing exemplary eye care to vision correction patients in Boise and Nampa for more than 16 years. Dr. Hollingshead was one of the first surgeons in the state to perform the "no-stitch" cataract correction procedure and is the only eye surgeon in Boise to be certified in both LASIK and cataract surgery by the American Board of Eye Surgery (ABES). He and his medical staff are committed to bringing the latest vision correction technologies and techniques to their eye care patients in the Boise, Nampa and Meridian communities in Idaho's Treasure Valley.

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Dr. Hollingshead performs the advanced micro-incision cataract correction procedure with intraocular lens implants (IOLs). The procedure is performed in as little as 15 minutes and recovery time is generally quick. Dr. Hollingshead offers a range of leading-edge IOLs, including Crystalens, ReSTOR and Tecnis, as well as AcrySof Toric IOLs for astigmatism correction.

In addition to cataract surgery, Dr. Hollingshead and his medical team at Hollingshead Eye Center offer bladeless LASIK, presbyopia correction, Visian and Verisyse implantable contact lenses, and the most advanced treatment options for complex eye conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Hollingshead and learn more about your vision correction options, please contact Hollingshead Eye Center at (800) 607-0447.

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What Do Patients Say About Dr. Hollingshead?

"The main thing that I had to deal with as a teacher with the cataracts was having the cloudiness from the cataract blur...The treatment, the professionalism at Dr. Hollingshead's office was really outstanding. They took care of all my fears immediately...As a teacher, having this surgery has made me more relaxed in the classroom because I know that I'm aware of everything that's going on in the classroom and I don't have to worry about the clouds suddenly appearing on one eye or the other and blocking my's so much easier now." —Carol

"...Before I had the cataract surgery I had trouble seeing to build my radio control airplanes, I had trouble seeing invoices at work to read the numbers to get them right, I had trouble with tying flies – I tie flies for fishing.

I had to wear glasses from the time I was 12 or 13 till the time I had cataract surgery. That's fifty-five years of being miserable and having glasses that are like the bottom of a coke bottle, they're heavy, they're uncomfortable. Now that I have had the cataract surgery, everything is easier. I can see everything, I can do everything I can see far off, I can see up close, and I just don't have any problems seeing things now.

I'd just like to say about Dr. Hollingshead that he's a very very good surgeon, he's very professional, he cares about his patients, he's not just there for money. He called me after the surgery for each eye to see how I was doing. This is after hours, when he should have been home, and he was concerned about whether or not I was doing well. I'm ecstatic about this whole thing to tell you the truth!" —Richard

More About Mark E. Hollingshead, MD

Mark E. Hollingshead, MD, obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, where he also completed his residency. Dr. Hollingshead underwent additional training in refractive surgery and advanced cataract surgery techniques at The Eye Institute of Utah. He is affiliated with many professional organizations.

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