Dr. Michelle Akler, MD

Dr. Michelle Akler, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Michelle Akler, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Dearborn, MI and has been practicing for 20 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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Dr. Akler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akler treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Akler treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Eyelid Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akler treats Eyelid Disorders more than 78% of her peers

Dr. Akler treats this condition more than 78% of her peers

Diplopia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Akler treats Diplopia more than 75% of her peers

Dr. Akler treats this condition more than 75% of her peers

Dr. Akler's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • 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
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • 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 Surgery
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Lattice Dystrophy
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

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

Dr. Akler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Akler

4.9

Based on 75 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Akler is the consummate professional. She explained the cataract surgery procedures to me with great detail. Her office staff is exceptional and second to none ! The day of the surgery I was so nervous, but Dr. Akler calmed me down. I can't say enough about her, her staff, or the staff at the...Read More
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Dr Akler performed cataract surgery on both my eyes in October and corrected my stigmatisms. I can now read, do needlework and play the piano without bifocals. The whole staff takes good care of their patients and answers any questions. I'll continue to go to Akler Eye Center for check-ups, and...Read More
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Recently, I had Lasik surgery by Dr. Akler and her team. The whole experience could not have been better. Her professionalism and bedside manners were the main reasons I decided to have the surgery. I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Akler and her team for any type of eyecare issues. Honestly,...Read More
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My mother went to Dr. Akler for Lasik last month and had a positive experience with her Lasik. So happy I went here for Lasik.
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Dr. Akler and her staff were all friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. The consultation, scheduling, and actual procedure went smoothly. I am very pleased with the results and highly recommend to anyone interested in getting Lasik surgery to improve their vision.
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Aetna
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Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO