Eye1st Vision & Laser Center
Cataract Surgeon, Refractive LASIK Surgeon, Ophthalmic Surgeon & Ophthalmologist
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Dr. Waring is an ophthalmic surgeon with more than 25 years of experience in vision correction surgery, LASIK (over 20,000 cases), intraocular lens implants and cataract and corneal surgery.
He received his MD degree from Baylor Medical College in Houston, TX. His ophthalmology training included a residency followed by a Heed Fellowship in corneal disease and surgery at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Waring began his academic career in 1974 at the University of California, Davis.
In 1979 he joined the faculty at Emory University, where he was a tenured Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Refractive Surgery until 2004, when he became Clinical Professor and entered private practice – now at Eye 1st Vision and Laser. Dr. Waring is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (FRCOphth, Britain) and of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
He was Principal Investigator of the first FDA trial to receive approval for laser vision correction surgery. He received the first FDA approval to do LASIK in the United States, and did the first LASIK in Georgia. For the past decade he has been recognized among the “Best Doctors in Atlanta” – including 2010, and “America’s Best Doctors” and is listed in “Who’s Who in America” and “Who’s Who in the World”. He has appeared on Nightline, Good Morning America and CNN.
In November, 2010, Dr. Waring was given the 2010 International Society of Refractive Surgery's Presidential Award in recognition of his dedication to refractive surgery and the ISRS, and most importantly the Journal of Refractive Surgery. The Presidential ISRS Award was given to Dr. Waring, in part for his longetivity in refractive surgery as laboratory researcher, clinical investigator, author and editor.
To read more about Dr. Waring's numerous professional awards and accomplishments, please access his full bio at georgewaring.com
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Johns Creek / Alpharetta Area:
10080 Medlock Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30097 -- (770) 623-3931