Griffin Eye Center, leading ophthalmologist, Neil Griffin, M.D., spoke to the South Carolina Optometric Physicians Association (SCOPA) in Myrtle Beach South Carolina. SCOPA which consist of doctors of optometry (ODs) in the primary health care for the eye. Optometrists examine, diagnose, treat, and manage diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.
Dr. Griffin’s educational presentation discussed the preoperative preparation and postoperative co-management of standard cataract and refractive cataract surgery for patients. He also elaborated on perioperative medical regimens, cataract surgical techniques and cornea transplant.
Neil Griffin, M.D., specializes in refractive cataract surgery, LASIK and corneal surgery. He is board certified and fellowship trained in cornea and external eye disease. Dr. Griffin is a pioneer in endokeratoplasty, a new type of corneal transplantation technique. He has presented study results and his technique to surgeons in both the United States and abroad. As an Ophthalmologist leader in the field he continues to instruct corneal surgeons on the latest advancements.
Dr. Griffin received his medical degree from the University of Alabama, School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He served his internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and completed his residency at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. He received his highly-specialized fellowship in cornea and external disease from the University of Texas in Houston. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
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