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Dr. Thomas Turner, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Odessa, TX and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story
This content was provided by Dr. Turner "Dr. Thomas C. Turner has strived to provide the Permian Basin with quality surgical eye care for more than a quarter-century. Originally from Alabama, Dr. Turner graduated with honors from the University of Texas in Austin and received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He served his internship at the University of California in Los Angeles and was a resident in ophthalmology at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at the University of California in Los Angeles, which is consistently rated as one of the top eye surgery hospitals in the United States. Dr. Turner is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is an active member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is licensed to practice medicine by both the Texas and New Mexico State Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Turner has personally performed more than 20,000 eye surgery procedures since establishing practice in the Permian Basin in the early 1980’s. He has also had LASIK surgery himself. In the fall of 2003, Dr. Turner began performing CustomVue® LASIK and is now the most experienced CustomVue® LASIK surgeon in the region. In June of 2007, Dr. Turner performed the first Blade-Free LASIK procedure in the Permian Basin using IntraLase® technology. Since that time, he has performed more Blade-Free CustomVue LASIK procedures (iLASIK®) than all other surgeons in the Permian Basin combined. In 2007, he was named a LaserVision® Top 50 Surgeon for achieving excellence in LASIK and refractive surgery. He also received the honor of Top 100 Surgeon from LaserVision® in both 2005 and 2006. Dr. Turner also specializes in cataract surgery, having performed over 12,000 cataract procedures, making him one of the most experienced cataract surgeons in the Permian Basin. In addition to offering his patients the most advanced methods of laser vision correction available today, Dr. Turner is also certified to implant several different multifocal or accommodating intraocular lenses, including the TECNIS® Multifocal lens. Dr. Turner was the first surgeon in the Permian Basin to offer his patients the benefits of the Crystalens®, an FDA-approved lens implant that offers patients a range of both distance and near vision after their cataract surgery. Dr. Turner has offices in both Midland and Odessa, along with ambulatory surgery centers located in each city as well."
This content was provided by Dr. Turner "For over 35 years, leading LASIK and lens implant specialist, Tom Turner, MD has helped set the standard in vision correction across the Permian Basin. Today, Dr. Turner and the eye care professionals of Turner Eye Clinic are proud to be the first and only eye center in the entire region to offer patients the benefits of Wavelight LASIK, a Next-Generation LASIK system capable of treating a lifetime of NEARsightedness, FARsightedness and Astigmatism…in about 10 seconds. Our accomplished team takes pride in our dedication to offering each and every patient personalized attention, together with the most advanced clinical and surgical expertise available today. With the experience of over 20,000 Custom Cataract and LASIK procedures – and being named one of the top surgeons in America – you can rest assured you are in good hands at Turner Eye Clinic. With convenient offices in both Midland and Odessa, Turner Eye Clinic offers patients across the Basin access to the latest breakthroughs in LASIK, laser and lens implant technology, including advanced diagnostics and special testing that allows Dr. Turner and his team to deliver optimal surgical outcomes. If you are considering LASIK or advanced cataract surgery, Dr. Turner and his staff are happy to take the time to answer all your questions regarding you personal vision care needs. It is our goal to make you feel like a member of the Turner Eye Clinic family."