Marc Alan Michelson, MD

Marc Michelson, M.D. is a Corneal Specialist, Cataract & LASIK Eye Surgeon at Alabama Eye & Cataract Center, P.C. and Michelson Laser Vision, Inc. in Birmingham, Alabama located at UAB Highlands on the campus of the University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB) Medical Center. Dr. Michelson is a Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama School of Medicine.

Dr. Michelson has been performing Laser Vision Correction since 1991 when he participated in the first US FDA clinical trials for laser vision correction of myopia. Dr. Michelson founded the first Refractive Laser Eye Surgery Center in Alabama in Birmingham and has pursued advancements in the field having utilized over six generations of excimer laser technology. Dr. Michelson has recently been recognized as one of the 300 Premier Surgeon Innovators in Refractive Cataract Surgery in the US.

Dr. Michelson is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has been elected by his peers for inclusion in “Best Doctors in America®” continuously from 1994-2016. Dr. Michelson has published numerous scientific papers on Cataract Surgery and Laser Eye Surgery and has been a frequent speaker on LASIK, Cataract Surgery and Lens Implants having presented numerous lectures at major Ophthalmic Symposia and meetings both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Michelson is a graduate of Tulane University (B.S. ‘70, M.S. ‘72), and the University of Alabama School of Medicine (M.D, ’75). He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at UAB (’79) and a Fellowship in Cornea and External Diseases at Wills Eye Hospital (’80).


Michelson Laser Vision, Inc


1201 11th Avenue South, Suite #501

Birmingham, AL 35205 USA

Telephone – 205-969-8100

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