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Mobile LASIK Surgeon Richard Duffey, M.D.

Dr. Richard Duffey, M.D.

Dr. Richard Duffy, LASIK Eye Surgery, Laser Eye Surgery, Cataract Surgery Trusted LASIK Surgeons

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Dr. Richard Duffey, M.D.

Principal investigator for the U.S.Trends in Refractive Surgery Survey conducted by ASCRS and AAO/ISRS professional organizations annually (1997-present)

Dr. Duffy Current Editorial Boards for Refractive Journals:

Ocular Surgery News-Refractive Surgery Section

Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Journal of Refractive Surgery

Dr. Duffy serves Orbis International (Flying Eye Hospital) missionary work in China, Sudan, Mongolia, Peru, West Indies, and India (1991-present)

Appointments and Information

(251) 343-EYES
Toll-Free (866) 343-EYES

Call today for your free LASIK consultation with a true LASIK Laser Eye expert who is a trusted eye surgeon and vision correction and cataract specialist. Dr. Duffey's exceptional qualifications are listed below.

Premier Medical Eye Group
2880 Dauphin Street
Mobile, Alabama 36606

Dr. Richard Duffey's practice serves the Mobile area in Alabama as well as Pensacola, Florida and the Biloxi, Gulf Port, and Pascagoula communities in Mississippi.

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Credentials and Qualifications

Dr. Richard Duffey has extensive qualifications that Trusted LASIK Surgeons estimates place him among the top LASIK and laser eye surgery and refractive surgeons in the United States

For your convenience, these credentials and criteria have been grouped by Experience, Patient Care and Credentials. In addition, Dr. Duffey has included some additional career highlights that while not used by Trusted LASIK Surgeons in our screening process, clearly supplement his highly distinguished career.

Dr. Duffey’s qualifications and credentials as one of the top LASIK surgeons include:

Experience

  • Over 12 years experience in laser vision surgery, including LASIK
  • Over 20 years experience in refractive surgery (laser vision, lens implants and RK)
  • Performed over 10,000 LASIK and laser vision procedures
  • Co-investigator for 2 FDA Studies for approval of LASIK as well as a Principal
    investigator for multiple other non-FDA studies
    • Principal investigator for the U.S.Trends in Refractive Surgery Survey conducted by ASCRS and AAO/ISRS professional organizations annually (1997-present)

Premier Patient Care

  • Use of Wavefront Based (“Custom”) LASIK and PRK
  • Patient may choose use of Intralase system for “All-Laser” or “Bladeless” LASIK
  • Offers complete refractive surgery care, including LASIK, PRK, Refractive Lens or Clear Lens Exchange (RLE / CLE), Conductive Keratoplasty (CK), Phakic Implants, Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI), and cataract lens implants procedures including multifocal and accomodative intraocular lens technology
  • Use of iLASIK Procedure- WaveScan Technology, Intralase, and Visx Advanced CustomVue treatments
  • Management of complications of surgery for new patients who had problems from a LASIK or other vision correction procedure performed by another doctor
  • Many eye surgeons and other MD's, optometrists, opticians, and employees of companies that specialize in refractive surgery instrumentation and their family members have had their LASIK and other refractive surgeries performed by Dr. Duffey

Professional Credentials

  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology (Fellow)
  • Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Member)
    • Practice Management Board, 2008-2010
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery (Member)
  • Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology (Member)
  • Medical Association of Alabama (Member)
  • Mobile County Medical Society (Member)
  • American Academy of Medical Ethics (Member)
  • National Medical Advisory Board
    • Laser Vision Centers, Inc and TLCV
  • Certified by American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Past Member of Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Past Member of the Castroviejo Corneal Society
  • Past Board Member of Alabama Eye and Tissue Bank, 1991-1998
  • Past Faculty Appointments
  • Consulting Positions: TLCVision
  • Editorial Boards for Refractive Journals:
    • Ocular Surgery News-Refractive Surgery Section
  • Reviewer
    • Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    • Journal of Refractive Surgery
    • Cornea
  • Over 30 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles published
  • Multiple text book chapters on the subject of refractive surgery
  • Over 75 lectures on research topics at major eye meetings nationally and internationally

Additional Career Highlights

  • Invited to be listed in America's Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America multiple times over years of medical practice
  • Orbis International (Flying Eye Hospital) missionary work in China, Sudan, Mongolia, Peru, West Indies, and India (1991-present)
  • Annually recognized as one of nation's leading surgeons in laser vision correction by VISX, Laser Vision correction, Inc., and TLCVision (1999-present)
  • Camp Rap-A-Hope (local Children's Oncology Camp), Camp Physician (1992-present)
  • Alabama School for the Sensory Impaired, Board Member (1992-1996)

Education


Surgeon Bio

Dr. Richard J. Duffey, a cornea, laser refractive surgery, and cataract specialist, has been performing a wide array of cornea and lens surgeries for over 20 years including customized wavefront-guided laser assisted in-situ keratomileusis (custom LASIK), the latest presbyopic lens implants that correct both distance and near vision, phakic intraocular lenses (implantable contact lens), corneal transplants, lamellar keratoplasty (DSAEK and ALK), astigmatic keratotomy (AK) and limbal relaxing incisions (LRI), advanced surface laser photorefractive keratoplasty (LASEK, Epi-LASIK, and PRK), and conductive keratoplasty (CK). Dr. Duffey has published numerous articles and textbook chapters on the subject of cornea and lens surgery and currently serves as a refractive surgery editor for Ocular Surgery News and as a reviewer for multiple peer-review journals in his profession.

Dr. Duffey believes that by consistently analyzing clinical outcomes data and advancing LASIK flap creation and laser technology, the medical field of refractive surgery is approaching the ideal for rapid visual recovery and improved visual function following laser vision correction. By matching the right patient with the right technology and the right surgeon…the best results can be achieved. Dr. Duffey continues to care for patients throughout Alabama, the Mississippi and Florida Gulf Coast, and has drawn refractive surgery patients from as far away as Central and South America and the Middle East.

Dr. Duffey is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery. Dr. Duffey teaches advanced surgical techniques both nationally and internationally through Laser Vision Centers, Inc. and TLC Vision, and continues his work overseas as a missionary eye surgeon with Orbis International (the Flying Eye Hospital) in China, Sudan, Mongolia, Peru, the West Indies, and India.

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