H. KAUFMAN, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Adam Kaufman is Director of the LASIK Program at the University
of Cincinnati Medical Center.
He is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Chief of the
Corneal and Refractive Surgery Service at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Kaufman is an Attending Surgeon at the Cincinnati Eye Institute.
Kaufman has many years experience with Laser Vision Correction.
Dr. Kaufman served as a co-investigator on the VISX excimer laser
while he was as a Corneal Fellow in 1992 and 1993. By being one
of the first surgeons to perform laser vision correction in Cincinnati
following FDA approval, Dr. Kaufman has been able to actively
teach laser vision correction techniques to other surgeons. He
has directed three symposia on Laser Vision Correction for the
region's ophthalmologists. He has trained four Refractive Surgery
Fellows, and he has twice been awarded the Teaching Award of the
Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Kaufman believes in the personal approach to Laser Vision
Correction. Dr. Kaufman personally examines his patients prior
to surgery and also provides the post-operative care. Dr. Kaufman's
outstanding care has been recognized by the publication Best Doctors
in America, and in Cincinnati Magazine's "Top Doctor"
Dr. Kaufman received his M.D. degree from the University of
Cincinnati College of Medicine. Following a one-year internship
in Internal Medicine at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical
Center, Dr. Kaufman received his ophthalmology training at the
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (Columbia University). After
his ophthalmology residency Dr. Kaufman completed subspecialty
fellowship training at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
(Harvard Medical School).
Dr. Kaufman is an expert in the healing process after laser
vision correction. Dr. Kaufman maintains an active research
program to study corneal wound healing, and he has been involved
in excimer laser research since 1991. He has also served as a
principal or co-investigator on several research studies to evaluate
new ophthalmic medications. He has published articles and book
chapters, and he regularly presents his work at the annual meetings
of the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology and
the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Kaufman has received
a Career Development Award from Research to Prevent Blindness.
Dr. Kaufman is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology,
and he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Kaufman
is a fellowship trained corneal specialist.