Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow – FRCS Ophthalmology
Dr. Michael Duplessie – Corneal and Lasik Pioneer, Cataract Surgeon is the eye surgeon to take care of your corneal, lasik, refractive or cataract problems .
Recommended again and again by some of the top physicians in the world and includes Presidents of countries, and members of multiple Royal families among his patients.
Dr Michael Duplessie has advanced training from:
• University of Notre Dame
• Royal College of Surgeons, in Ireland
• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
• National Eye Institute, National Institute Of Health
• George Washington University Hospital
• Duke University Eye Center
• Summa Health Care
• University of South Florida Eye Institute
Dr. Michael Duplessie has performed over 11,000 cataract operations and over 30,000 LASIK procedures and has undergone laser eye surgery himself.He is qualified to provide the highest level of medical and surgical eye care.
Lasik Pioneer: Organizer of the first and largest United States Lasik Course and Wet Lab.
The first United States Lasik course popularized the name LASIK; at that time it was called E-IKM. Since the lasik course and textbook chapters, over 30,000,000 patients have had lasik.
Lasik: First textbook chapter on myopic lasik surgery
Corneal Pioneer : Editor of Advances in Refractive and Corneal Surgery
Lasik Pioneer: First textbook chapter on hyperopic lasik surgery
Dr Michael Duplessie is highly skilled in all types of laser surgery, including LASIK, custom corneal correction, and all-laser procedures.
He is one of the first US ophthalmologists to perform the SMILE and FLEX procedures. The SMILE procedure is a micro-incision lasik technique.If you are considering Lasik, you deserve the best.
Dr Michael Duplessie ’s record is 100 Lasik surgeries in one day.
Experience matters – trust your eyesight to an experienced surgeon.
Dr Michael Duplessie has completed three Fellowships. He has considerable experience in diseases of the cornea and external eye.
He is skilled in traditional corneal surgery including penetrating keratoplasty, pterygium surgery, cataract surgery, and the wide range of surgeries for ocular surface disease, including the management of tumors, stem cell deficiencies, and ocular surface reconstruction.
Pioneer Lamellar Corneal Transplant Surgery:
Dr Michael Duplessie performed one of first lamellar surgeries in the United States. He was selected to write the first textbook chapter published on modern lamellar surgery. He is an expert in the advanced techniques such as ALK, ALTK, DLEK, DSAEK, Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK).
Specialist in Ocular Burns:
Dr Michael Duplessie has had extensive training in the treatment of ocular burns. An expert in ocular burns, his work was featured on Voice of America for his treatment of Iranian patients blinded by acid.
Dr Michael Duplessie created the largest private residency/fellowship program in the United States. Fifteen doctors a year from Canada, seeking the best training possible, traveled to the USA to train in Cornea and External Disease.
Provider of Eye Charity:
Dr Michael Duplessie is well known for his work in ophthalmology.