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Dr. Thomas C. Teather

Dr. Teather is an experienced Ophthalmologist with over 30 years of experience specializing in a variety of treatments for the eye.

Education

Dr. Teather has attended various universities and studied related disciplines across the United States including:

Internships & Training

Dr. Teather completed his internship at Maryland General Hospital in Baltimore and residency in ophthalmology at the Friedenwald Eye Institute an affiliate of Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore, Maryland.

He obtained his fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus from the University of Tennessee at Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in 1994.

History in Brevard County and LASIK Success

He has practiced ophthalmology in Brevard County, Florida since 1994 and was one of the first doctors in Central Florida to perform excimer laser corneal refractive procedures in 1996.

Since 1996 he has performed over 26,500 LASIK and PRK procedures. Between 1999 and 2002, Dr. Teather became the National Medical Director of the The Laser Vision Institute.

Recent Innovations

In 2010 Dr. Teather was certified on the iLASIK IntraLase Method, the 100% blade-free approach to corneal LASIK flap creation.

Dr. Teather has been performing cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation in both children and adults since 1991 and routinely implants the Advanced Optics Aspheric Lens System, SoftPort TM , the Akreos TM lenses by Bausch & Lomb for “aberration free” vision and the Tecnis Aspheric IOL by Abbott for correction of astigmatism .

Additionally, Dr. Teather has been implanting the current state of the art intraocular lenses from Bausch & Lomb, the Crystalens® for reduction of bifocal dependency and the Trulign TM Toric for those patients who also have astigmatism

Dr. Thomas C. Teather

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Thomas C Teather, MD is an ophthalmologist located in Melbourne, FL. With over 31 years of experience, Dr. Teather has performed more than 25,000 eye procedures.

Education & Internships

  • University of Maryland College Park
  • Hahnemann University School of Medicine
  • University of Tennesse
  • Maryland General Hospital
  • Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Friedenwald Eye Institue
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