M. Farooq Ashraf, MD

The Atlanta Vision Institute
(678) 854-8332

11459 Johns Creek Parkway
Suite 100
Johns Creek, GA 30097

1841 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

1611 Mount Vernon Road, #100
Atlanta, GA 30338

Dr. M. Farooq Ashraf

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Dr. Ashraf

M. Farooq Ashraf, MD, FACS, is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in laser vision correction surgery. He is one of the most experienced refractive surgeons in the United States and has personally performed more than 35,000 LASIK procedures. Many people throughout the United States and all over the world have sought Dr. Ashraf for their vision correction surgery.

Dr. Ashraf's comprehensive background includes extensive specialty training in cornea and refractive surgery at the world-renowned Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University Medical Center. As a faculty member of Johns Hopkins, he not only taught upcoming ophthalmic surgeons about LASIK and other types of microsurgery, but also performed medical research and published numerous papers and articles in the field of refractive surgery.

At The Atlanta Vision Institute each patient is individually examined and evaluated to determine the best solution for his or her vision correction needs. Patients recognize world class service and care at the Atlanta Vision Institute. The Center was recently voted the Consumers' Choice Award® for LASIK surgery. A no obligation LASIK consultation can determine if you are a candidate for LASIK. Dr. Ashraf and his staff offer technology and experience you can trust.


Dr. Ashraf's patients feel secure with the internationally recognized vision-surgery expert, and his hand-picked professional staff.

The Atlanta Vision Institute offers the most advanced technology for laser vision correction in the LASIK Atlanta community. It is one of the few centers in Georgia to offer blade-free LASIK using the Wavelight Allegretto laser. For LASIK surgery they use the all new Wavelight Allegretto laser. This is the latest laser approved by the U.S. FDA for laser vision correction. The Wavelight laser represents a breakthrough in customized LASIK technology. The Wavelight laser is the first to be "wavefront optimized" so that the optical characteristics of the eye can be measured and corrected to the most precise levels, thereby correcting visual error with extreme precision and reducing the likelihood of complications such as night vision glare and halos.

The Atlanta Vision Institute offers blade-free LASIK utilizing the breakthrough technology of the IntraLASE laser. This blade-free LASIK procedure has the advantage of reducing complications that can occur during the LASIK procedure using a mechanical microkeratome. Recent reports also indicate better visual outcomes occur with the IntraLASE blade-free LASIK procedure.

More About Dr. Ashraf

Dr. M. Farooq Ashraf is the medical director and chief surgeon at The Atlanta Vision Institute. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio. After medical school, he was selected to complete a one-year fellowship research program at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. He performed his residency in ophthalmology at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and completed a fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery at the world-renowned Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. After fellowship training, Dr. Ashraf was asked to join the faculty of Johns Hopkins to aid in teaching ophthalmology residents on the newest advances in refractive surgery. He is well known for his success in refractive surgery and he is an active member of the major medical and ophthalmology organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

The combination of Dr. Ashraf's extensive experience and the advanced technology available at The Atlanta Vision Institute ensures that their patients obtain the best possible outcomes.

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