D. Michael Colvard, MD, FACS, Ophthalmologist with Colvard Eye Center

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. D. Michael Colvard, who serves the population of Encino, California.

Michael Colvard, MD, FACS, is an Ophthalmologist and Director of the Colvard Eye Center, Founder and Medical Director of the Friends of Vision Foundation, and Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Southern California School of Medicine.

Dr. D. Michael Colvard is a highly respected and experienced surgeon, having been in practice for over 25 years. His acclaimed career in medicine began in 1973, when he graduated from Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. Thereafter, he completed his internship with the Tufts New England Medical Center. Driven to further his knowledge and expertise, Dr. Colvard undertook his residency and fellowship training with the Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Colvard has earned the coveted titles of Diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and Fellow of the International College of Surgeons. He is a leading authority in the use of lasers in eye surgery and new intraocular lens technology, and is recognized for his expertise as an educator and innovator in his field. His device, the “Colvard Pupillometer” is used by virtually every outstanding LASIK surgeon nationally and internationally.

Dr. Colvard is renowned as an expert surgeon. He is a founding member of the American College of Surgeons, and he also is the editor and principal contributor of the textbook, “Achieving Excellence in Cataract Surgery”.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eyeball and orbit. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye disease. Eye surgery, also known as ocular surgery, is surgery performed on the eye or its adnexa by an ophthalmologist.The eye is a fragile organ, and requires extreme care before, during, and after a surgical procedure. An ophthalmologist is responsible for selecting the appropriate surgical procedure for the individual patient and taking the necessary safety precautions.

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