Dr. Michael George, MD

Dr. Michael George, MD

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Age 39
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Dr. Michael George, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Irving, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 2007 and specializes in ophthalmology and optometry.Read his story

3100 N MacArthur Blvd

Irving, TX 75062

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 16 More

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Top Care Areas

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Astigmatism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. George's bio

This content was provided by Dr. George "Michael R. George, M.D. With extensive surgical experience in the most advanced LASIK surgery procedures, refractive eye surgeon Michael R. George, M.D. of Tylock-George Eye Care is certified and endorsed by the awarded ophthalmologist Gary R. Tylock, M.D. to carry on the Tylock Eye Care tradition of excellence in Laser Eye Surgery. Dr. George prides himself in helping provide patients to better eye sight using leading surgical techniques to improve vision. Dr. George received his medical degree from Louisiana State University, where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. He was honored to be chosen as Intern of the Year in 2008 for the Louisiana Charity Hospital System. Following that, he completed his comprehensive ophthalmology residency training at the prestigious University of Louisville Lions Eye Center in Louisville, Kentucky. He then went on to perfect his surgical skills by completing his corneal and refractive surgery fellowship partnering with the highly acclaimed surgeon, Dr. Ming Wang, of the Wang Vision Institute in Nashville, Tennessee. There he was a leading provider in performing 3D LASIK and Cataract surgery on thousands of patients. Dr. George was honored to join Tylock Eye Care and Laser Center in 2012. Since becoming Director and Chief Surgeon he has strived to provide his patients with the highest quality of vision possible. Dr. George and Dr. Tylock were the first surgeons in Texas to use the advanced WaveLight Refractive Suite Laser. Using cutting edge LASIK techniques he has helped thousands of patients to enjoy life beyond glasses and contact lenses. Dr. George is also a specialist in cataract and lens implant surgery. This surgery is used to implant the Tecnis Symfony, Crystalens®, ReSTOR®, and Tecnis Multifocal® intraocular lenses, allowing patients in their late 40's and older to see at far as well as near. Dr. George is very proud to have been chosen as the official LASIK surgeon of the Texas Rangers baseball team. He has performed LASIK on many top athletes, coaches, and celebrities. The doctors and professional staff at Tylock-George Eye Care have been awarded year after year by their peers and patients for providing exceptional customer service and corrective eyesight restoration results. The practice celebrates having provided the Dallas Forth Worth community over 30 years of bringing top quality vision correction surgery to the North Texas community and beyond. Dr. George is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow with the American Association of Ophthalmology. His writings and research have been published in numerous major scientific journals. He is committed to providing the highest level of care for each individual patient. He offers the most advanced technologies available while he continually integrates medical advances that optimize the safety profile and visual outcome for his patients. Tylock-George Eye Care & LASIK offers CustomVue™ measurements and analysis, LASIK laser vision correction (Contoura Vision), PRK laser eye surgery, Wavefront™, WavePrint mapping, and IntraLASIK to residents of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. Tylock Eye Care & Laser Center is proud to serve the residents of Allen, Arlington, Bedford, Carrollton, Coppell, Dallas, Euless, Fort Worth, Frisco, Ft Worth, Garland, Hurst, Irving, Las Colinas, Mansfield, McKinney, Plano, Richardson and surrounding Texas communities."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. George "Dr. Michael R. George is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow with the American Association of Ophthalmology. His writings and research have been published in numerous major scientific journals.  He is committed to providing the highest level of care for each individual patient. He offers the most advanced technologies available while he continually integrates medical advances that optimize the safety profile and visual outcome for his patients."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Debridement
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Dry Macular Degeneration Management
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Louisiana State Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Charity Hosp Of New Orleans
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Louisville/University Louisville Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Ming Wang, M.D. / Wang Vision Center (Nashville, Tn)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. George has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. George's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. George to family and friends
4 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. George's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. George Says:
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Patient Comments (3)

Doctor George is a terrific surgeon who did my cataract surgery last month. I am seeing better than I have in years. Thank you for taking the time to explain everything so I'd understand it. My new tecnis lenses are better than expected and I am so happy my friend recommended you for my surgery....more
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Doctor George was very easy to talk to and knowledgeable about which Lasik procedure I should get done. He took the time to describe what my outcome would be, and the recovery. The procedure was quick and painless and I am happy I spent a little extra to get the Topo Lasik which they said was the...more
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Dr. George is one of the best doctors I've ever seen. He's by far the best Optomologist ever. He is patient. Explains everything so you understand. He cares about his patients. I love Dr. George, he's worth the 100 mile round trip to see him. I trust him more than any doc!??
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