James P. McCulley, MD, FACS, FRCOphth
R. Wayne Bowman, MD
V. Vinod Mootha, MD
Steven Verity, MD
Sandhya Iyer, MD



UT Southwestern Laser Center for Vision Care
1801 Inwood Road
Dallas, TX 75093-8895
(877) 771-2158
LaserVision@utsouthwestern.edu


Dr. James P.
McCulley


Dr. R. Wayne
Bowman


Dr. V. Vinod
Mootha



Dr. Steven
Verity


Dr. Sandhya
Iyer



QUALITY VS. QUANTITY

At UT Southwestern Laser Center for Vision care, what you see is what you get.


The highest levels of expertise and the most advanced equipment ensure each patient receives optimal vision correction from the surgeons at UT Southwestern Laser Center for Vision Care.

Beware of "deals" or "as low as" advertised prices offered by other surgeons. These ads are frequently used to attract patients and then add-ons inflate the final price. A surgeon's practice should always be professionally driven, not profit-driven.

At UT Southwestern, we are upfront about all of our customized vision correction surgeries. When we provide you a price, it includes all of your eye care for all stages of the preparation, surgery and aftercare. Unlike other centers, at UT Southwestern each patient sees his or her doctor during every step of care – at the very first pre-operative visit, during surgery and throughout post-operative care. Our reputation for excellent patient care is a testament to the surgical team's dedication to providing optimal visual outcomes for each patient.

The board-certified ophthalmologists at UT Southwestern Laser Center for Vision Care are recognized nationally and internationally for creating a center of excellence in refractive surgery. All of the surgeons have fellowship training in cornea and refractive surgery. They complement their extensive education by staying on the leading edge of advancements in vision correction through continued research, innovation and teaching. UT Southwestern is a premier investigational center for new advances in vision correction surgery.

You can learn more about life without a dependence on glasses or contact lenses by scheduling a consultation, or registering for a free seminar. Contact us toll free at (877) 771-2158, or visit our website at www.utswlasik.com.

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At UT Southwestern, every patient is meticulously examined and treated by the surgical team. LASIK surgery is performed using either a VISX STAR S4/IR Excimer Laser System; the Intralase iFS 150; or the ALLEGRETTO WAVE® Excimer Laser System. Combined with a wavefront-guided platform, each of these systems can give patients customized vision correction. During treatment, the refractive surgeons measure the corneal curvature and create a custom profile of each eye. These advanced technologies allow the surgeons to determine the patient's best option for laser vision correction. For patients interested in a bladeless version of LASIK, the center offers the IntraLase, or "All Laser LASIK," technique. UT Southwestern's combination of FDA- approved laser technologies and comprehensive surgeon training and experience has provided numerous patients with excellent results.

The UT Southwestern Laser Center for Vision Care also offers state-of-the-art advances in presbyopia-correcting IOL (intraocular lenses) surgery, including the "no needle, no stitch, no patch" surgical technique. In conjunction with this surgery, the center also offers some of the newest lenses available, including the ReSTOR lens, which corrects for both distance and reading vision. STAAR ICLs (implantable contact lenses) are also available for many refractive candidates who could not safely have LASIK surgery, such as patients with severe myopia or dry eyes.

Although the UT Southwestern surgeons are on the leading edge of new technology in eye care, they are conservative in their approach to vision correction surgery. A comprehensive screening process is used to help create treatment plans that address each patient's unique vision correction needs.


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More About the LASIK Surgeons of UT Southwestern

James P. McCulley, MD, FACS, FRCOphth(UK), is Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and is The David Burton, Jr. Chair in Ophthalmology. He received his undergraduate degree from Texas Christian University and his degree in medicine from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He completed his residency in ophthalmology and specialty fellowship training in cornea and external disease at the world-renowned Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard Medical School. He has been selected as one of the "Best Doctors in Dallas" by D Magazine and was peer-selected as one of the "Best Doctors in America". He has also been honored for his outstanding work with the TCU Distinguished Alumni Award and the Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In addition, Dr. McCulley is a Fellow of the prestigious American College of Surgeons.

R. Wayne Bowman, MD is a professor of ophthalmology, and holds the Irene Wadel and Robert I. Atha, Jr. Professorship in Ophthalmology, in Honor of R. Wayne Bowman, M.D. His specialty fellowship training in cornea and external disease was performed at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. Dr. Bowman has been selected as one of "Best Doctors in Dallas" by D Magazine..

V. Vinod Mootha, MD, is an associate professor of ophthalmology at UT Southwestern. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Wisconsin, Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Mootha's specialty fellowship training in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery was completed at University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas.

Steven Verity, MD, is a professor of ophthalmology who received his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California and his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He performed his residency in ophthalmology at University of Texas Southwestern and his specialty fellowship training in cornea and refractive surgery at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Verity has been selected for several honors, including designation as one of the "Best Doctors in America."

Sandhya Iyer, MD, is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at UT Southwestern. She completed her medical degree in India at the University of Pune. Dr. Iyer continued her education with a general surgery internship and an ophthalmology residency at the University of Florida in Gainesville. She also completed two additional ophthalmology residencies at the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom and at the Medical Research Foundation in Chennai, India. Dr. Iyer then performed a glaucoma research fellowship at the University of Florida and a cornea and refractive surgery fellowship at the Doheny Eye Institute at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC).

All of the laser eye surgeons at UT Southwestern are board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. They are active members in the major ophthalmology and medical organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.


Surgeons at UT Southwestern Laser Center for Vision Care have been recognized
locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally for excellence

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