Our chief refractive surgeon, eye doctor G. Richard Cohen MD, is an internationally recognized; board certified eye doctor ophthalmologist 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 eye doctor opthamologists in the United States to perform 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.
After graduating with honors from the University Of Virginia School Of Medicine, Dr Cohen eye doctor completed his postdoctoral training in Cornea and External Disease at Tufts-New England Medical Center and Cornea Research at Harvard Medical School. Eye 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.