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Edward R. Thomas, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Edward R Thomas Dr. Edward R. Thomas is the Medical Director of Ohio Eyecare Specialists. Dr. Thomas also works closely with the Dayton Area Diabetic Association.

Dr. Thomas' expertise and extensive research in Ophthalmology and in particular, Cataract Surgery, Diabetic eye care Management and Retinopathy Laser Surgery has enabled him to hold four medical patents. He has been a clinical advisor for many projects including the original silicone aphakic extended-wear contact lens, intraocular lenses and implantation. Utilizing state-of-the-art technologies and the latest surgical techniques, Dr. Thomas has performed tens of thousands of cataract removals and lens implant surgeries. These techniques and technologies are determined for each patient based on comprehensive patient history, current surgical information, examinations, and testing.

Dr. Thomas' training also includes an externship in Corneal Transplantation from the Barraquer Clinic in Barcelona, Spain, followed by serving as Associate Chief of Ophthalmology at Walter Reed Hospital for two years. His experience as an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon is of the highest caliber. He shares this experience by presenting continuing education credit courses and lectures for physician training on a regular basis. Various times throughout the year, medical students spend a two-week rotation with Dr. Thomas as part of their required curriculum in Ophthalmology. He also spends a great deal of time giving patient education seminars, as requested by various organizations and support groups throughout the area.

Dr. Thomas brings his patients genuine concern and the finest surgical results. His standards of eye care are at the highest level, and as a patient of Dr. Thomas', you know you are being given individualized treatment by a surgeon of great experience, extensive training, and excellent skills. His greatest concern is for your visual and medical needs.

In March 2011, Dr. Thomas received the Physician Excellence Award from Miami Valley Hospital in recognition of his commitment to the delivery of outstanding patient care.

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