Dr. Michelle Akler, MD

Dr. Michelle Akler, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Michelle Akler, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dearborn, MI and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2841 Monroe St Ste 1

Dearborn, MI 48124

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 85% of peers
more than 81% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
more than 64% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Akler "At the Akler Eye Center our goal is to provide modern high-quality ophthalmic medical and surgical care that will exceed our patients expectations. Our philosophy is that the best care can only be attained by providing individual attention to our patients needs."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

71  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 1
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 2
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 3
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 4
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 5
  • Cataract, Total Congenital
  • Cataract, Zonular
  • Chalazion
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, B
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, D
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, E
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, F
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, G
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, I
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, J
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, K
  • Glaucoma 3, Primary Congenital, A
  • Glaucoma Acquired Secondary to Intraocular Neoplasm
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Graves' Disease
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lattice Dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease


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13  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • McMaster University Ontario
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Colorado Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Dr. Akler was named one of LaserVisions top 5 surgeons in the United States for achieving excellence in refractive surgery.,
Media & Publications

Dr. Akler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Akler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Akler to family and friends
66 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (66)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Akler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

Excellent doctor! Dr. Akler performed Lasik surgery for me in 2004 and did a great job so when I needed cataract surgery, I went back. Very pleased with the complete experience. I would highly recommend Dr. Michelle Akler to anyone requesting information or problems regarding their eyesight....more
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Excellent Dr., efficiently run office (thank you Roxanne)! Five stars !
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Dr. Akler and her staff were very professional, personal, and caring. All options and procedures were explained to me in detail. Recommendations were made for my care according to my preferences. I am very happy with the outcome and will go back if and when the needs arises.
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A VERY great experience with Dr. AKler and ALL her Staff . Thank you . A very caring group !!
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Had an amazing experience with Dr. Akler and her staff. She was very straightforward with all the options and her recommendations and I really appreciate that in a doctor. The results turned out amazing and the staff has been absolutely wonderful about keeping up with me to see how things are...more
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