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Blue Laser Group

Dr. Richard Blue:


Since 1991 he has committed himself to the further development of refractive surgery techniques and procedures. Has been honored as one of the top 5% of LASIK Doctors in the country and has been involved in nearly every aspect of eye care over the last 25 years offering innovative solutions to patients needs.

Prior to beginning his medical career, Dr. Blue served his country as a member of the search and rescue team in the United States Coast Guard. Following his service, Dr. Blue began advanced studies at the University of Memphis , and earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences. After completing an internship in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Arkansas Health Science Center, he served a residency in Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and the University of Texas . He later served as the Clinical Instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas.

Dr. Blue specializes in refractive surgery, and has performed more than 23,000 vision correction procedures. Since 1991, he has been involved in nearly every aspect of refractive surgery. He has traveled extensively to learn the latest refractive surgery techniques, and teaches various refractive surgical methods including excimer laser and keratomileusis. Dr. Blue is also one of the 50 ophthalmologists in the United States who served as an investigator for the U.S. FDA C.R.S. study. This study evaluated the safety and effectiveness of LASIK, and gave final approval for the use of LASIK in the United States.

Dr. Blue was born in Miami , FL., and raised in Atlanta , GA and Memphis , TN. He currently lives in Athens and has three children. Dr. Blue is also one of the millions of people who has experienced the benefit of better eyesight. He had refractive surgery in the form of PRK in 1991.

Routine eye exams
Dry eye treatments
Laser glaucoma treatments
Laser diabetic treatments

295 Dillard Rd
Contact Info
888 237 2583

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