Manuel Chaknis, MD

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Joffe MediCenter
2905 Cobb Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia 30339

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Dr. Manuel Chaknis

Custom Wavefront LASIK in Atlanta and the surrounding area

Manuel Chaknis, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist who has performed over 22,000 treatments. Dr. Chaknis underwent LASIK surgery himself in order to achieve freedom from eyeglasses and contact lenses. Dr. Chaknis' patients include his family members, fellow physicians, athletes, media personalities and military personnel.

Dr. Chaknis draws on his extensive experience and training at some of the world's premier educational institutions when performing LASIK eye surgery. This approach has helped him earn a reputation as an excellent LASIK surgeon who offers the highest quality treatments and consistently delivers outstanding surgical results. As a testament to his professional standing, Dr. Chaknis has repeatedly served as an instructor at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meetings. He has also published a number of medical articles about the latest techniques in laser eye surgery.

If you would like to schedule a free LASIK exam with Dr. Chaknis and learn about your vision correction options, please contact Joffe MediCenter at (866) 685-6993.

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Patient Care is our Priority at Joffe MediCenter

Joffe MediCenter was founded by pioneers in laser eye surgery (the Joffe family), and its surgical team remains deeply committed to providing the highest quality LASIK treatments and superb patient care. The surgeons of Joffe MediCenter believe that each patient deserves receive compassionate, personalized care at an affordable price. Each Joffe MediCenter clinic is staffed with a support team of experienced and certified technicians and doctors. We think you will be surprised at the empathy, excitement and professionalism during your experience with Joffe.

Leading-Edge Treatments with Advanced Technologies

Joffe MediCenter is equipped with state-of-the-art laser technologies, including All-Laser LASIK. Dr. Chaknis and his team develop a truly customized treatment plan for each patient using the the Orbscan and custom wavefront analyzers. This diagnostic equipment generates a 3-D map of the cornea and allows our staff to determine your candidacy for LASIK and which laser will give you the best possible outcome from Custom LASIK.

The next step of LASIK eye surgery is the creation of the corneal flap. Dr. Chaknis creates the flap with the Bausch & Lomb Zyoptix XP microkeratome. Once the flap is created, it is lifted to expose the underlying corneal tissues for excimer laser treatment.

Joffe MediCenter features several excimer laser platforms, including the Alcon Allegretto Wave excimer laser and the Bausch & Lomb Technolas 217z Zyoptix system. Dr. Chaknis uses these lasers to reshape the corneas, treating common visual conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. . By using an array of sophisticated diagnostic and surgical instruments, Dr. Chaknis is able to help patients realize their dreams of sharp, 20/20 vision without glasses or contacts.

At Joffe, it is our commitment to make high-quality Custom LASIK affordable to as many as possible. With multiple financing plans to fit any budget, your LASIK procedure could be much more affordable than you think.


Dr. Manuael Chaknis is associated with many professional associations.

What Do Patients Say About Dr. Chaknis and Joffe MediCenter?

"This is the ONLY place to get your LASIK!" —Cathy G.

"Joffe makes every attempt to make the procedure affordable and comfortable. The personal service was very professional and courteous. The call from Dr. Chaknis was over the top!" —Larry P.

"I loved Dr. Chaknis, his expertise, his friendliness and his humor! (And the fact that he was one of the first to get the procedure done himself proved he completely believed in the service he is selling and makes him 100% credible). Friendly, helpful staff and wonderful doctors!" —Renee W.

"Everyone was friendly and informative. The pricing was definitely better than other LASIK providers. My vision is great! Follow up care has been good as well." —Melvin L.

About the Surgical Background of Manuel Chaknis, MD

Dr. Manuel Chaknis earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Chicago and received his master's degree from Georgia State University. Dr. Chaknis completed a Doctor of Medicine degree at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. After serving an internship at the renowned Bassett Hospital, Dr. Chaknis completed his ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Georgia. He then obtained the highly coveted position of Fellow in Refractive Surgery at Corneal Consultations of Indiana in Indianapolis.

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