Alan N. Carlson

Alan N. Carlson was named the best Eye Doctor and Surgeon at Duke Eye Center, North Carolina. He specializes in cataract surgery procedures, lasik laser eye surgery and laser refractive eye surgery. Alan Carlson was recognized as one of the top lasik surgeons in America.

Alan N. Carlson, M.D., loves caring for patients. That is only one of the reasons why he is recognized by his colleagues, peers in his field, and the vast medical community as a leading eye surgeon specializing in surgical procedures related to cataracts, corneal transplantation, and laser vision correction. Coming to Duke in 1974, he earned both his medical and undergraduate degrees from Duke University, with Summa Cum Laude graduation honors.

Dr. Carlson has conducted over 45 television and radio interviews and performed the first televised LASIK procedure in this region. Along with being featured in publications such as Time Magazine, Dr. Carlson serves as a reviewer for submissions to the top publications in his field. He is also on the medical advisory board for Review of Ophthalmology and served previously as editor of the surgical complications section for Review of Refractive Eye Surgery.

Dr. Carlson’s dedication to delivering the highest quality of eye care contributes to the “Duke Difference” and a quality visit for every patient. Dr. Carlson’s passion for both the art and science of patient care is readily apparent to patients and family members from the first visit as he aims to provide the latest in technological advances and innovation delivered in the safest manner possible.