LASIK Surgeons Near Boca Raton - Eye Doctor Richard Cohen, Ophthalmologist
Our chief refractive surgeon, board certified ophthalmologist G. Richard Cohen MD, is an internationally recognized; board certified eye doctor ophthalmologist in Boca Raton and diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a fellowship trained corneal specialist and is among an elite group of ophthalmologists in South Florida who specialize in diseases, surgery of the cornea, and laser vision correction.
Furthering his reputation as a pioneering LASIK surgeon, Dr Richard Cohen developed and trademarked two new laser vision correction procedures: B-LASER™ and Phasik™. In addition, his private practice in Boca Raton was the first in the state of Florida to perform the extraordinary LASEK procedure, first LASIK surgeon to own a permanent excimer laser in South Florida and was among the first ophthalmologists in the United States to perform the CK® (Conductive Keratoplasty). Most recent, Doctor Cohen is pleased to offer patients near Palm Beach, Broward and Miami Dade counties the new LipiFlow® thermal pulsation treatment for dry eyes.
After graduating with honors from the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine, Dr Cohen completed his postdoctoral training in Cornea and External Disease at Tufts-New England Medical Center and Cornea Research at Harvard Medical School. Doctor Richard Cohen currently is a research investigator for a variety of ocular diseases and has published his findings in numerous medical journals. He has also served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the West Boca Medical Center.
Eye Doctor Joshua Cohen, Comprehensive Ophthalmic Surgeon
Joshua grew up in Boca Raton, attending Pine Crest School and working for CLVC over the summers to learn about the practice of eye care with his father, G. Richard Cohen, MD. After attending Harvard College to study environmental science and public policy, he spent two years teaching high school at his alma mater before enrolling at the University of Florida College of Medicine, where he proudly served as president of his class for all four years and graduating with honors in research.
His postgraduate medical training brought him to Jacksonville, Florida where he met his wife, Rachel, while he was an intern in medicine. He started his ophthalmology training at University of Florida in Jacksonville as well, before transferring to University of Virginia to finish his residency in ophthalmology. He served an extra year as a chief resident and gained additional exposure to advanced cataract techniques and glaucoma surgery.
With an interest in minimally invasive glaucoma procedures and cosmetics, Joshua is honored to return to CLVC as a comprehensive ophthalmic surgeon. Working alongside his father, he also hopes to continue the tradition of state-of-the-art refractive cataract and corneal surgery that is the focus of CLVC. Living in sunny Delray Beach, Joshua enjoys the arts, outdoors, and playing tennis, hoping to give his father some real competition on the court.