Custom Wavefront LASIK in Houston, Bellaire and the surrounding area
Kevin Merkley, MD, is a fellowship-trained, board-certified ophthalmologist who has performed over 32,000 treatments in his prolific career spanning more than 20 years. Dr. Merkley’s unsurpassed surgical skills and excellent track record of life-changing vision correction results have motivated thousands of patients to entrust their eyes to him, including fellow doctors as well as pilots, military personnel, athletes and Dr. Merkley’s own family members. A strong believer in the gift of sight that laser vision correction provides, Dr. Merkley is proud to have personally had LASIK and loves the lifestyle that comes with being less dependent on glasses and contact lenses. He is frequently invited to lecture on the latest vision correction techniques and has published extensively on the subject. His work has been included in some of the most prestigious medical journals in the nation and he has participated in a number of ophthalmic clinical studies. In fact, Dr. Merkley is now a professor of ophthalmology on faculty at The University of Texas and performs LASIK at Joffe MediCenter in association with The University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.
If you would like to learn whether you might be a LASIK candidate, schedule your free LASIK exam by calling Joffe MediCenter at (866) 685-6993.
Patient Care is our Priority at Joffe MediCenter
Joffe MediCenter was founded by pioneers in laser eye surgery (the Joffe family), and its surgical team remains deeply committed to providing the highest quality LASIK treatments and superb patient care. The surgeons of Joffe MediCenter believe that each patient deserves receive compassionate, personalized care at an affordable price. Each Joffe MediCenter clinic is staffed with a support team of experienced and certified technicians and doctors. We think you will be surprised at the empathy, excitement and professionalism during your experience with Joffe.
Leading-Edge Treatments with Advanced Technologies
Joffe MediCenter is equipped with state-of-the-art laser technologies, including All-Laser LASIK. Dr. Merkley and his team develop a truly customized treatment plan for each patient using the the Orbscan and custom wavefront analyzers. This diagnostic equipment generates a 3-D map of the cornea and allows our staff to determine your candidacy for LASIK and which laser will give you the best possible outcome from Custom LASIK.
Joffe MediCenter features several excimer laser platforms, including the Alcon Allegretto Wave excimer laser and the Bausch & Lomb Technolas 217z Zyoptix system. Dr. Merkley uses these lasers to reshape the corneas, treating common visual conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. . By using an array of sophisticated diagnostic and surgical instruments, Dr. Merkley is able to help patients realize their dreams of sharp, 20/20 vision without glasses or contacts. At Joffe, it is our commitment to make high-quality Custom LASIK affordable to as many as possible. With multiple financing plans to fit any budget, your LASIK procedure could be much more affordable than you think.
At Joffe, it is our commitment to make high-quality Custom LASIK affordable to as many as possible. With multiple financing plans to fit any budget, your LASIK procedure could be much more affordable than you think.
More About Kevin Merkley, MD
Kevin Merkley, MD, obtained his undergraduate degree at Utah State University and his Masters in Business Administration at Brigham Young University. He received his medical degree at the University of Utah. Dr. Merkley completed a medical internship at the Geisinger Medical Center and an ophthalmology residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. In recognition of his excellent academic standing and outstanding surgical skills, Dr. Merkley was selected for a prestigious fellowship position in corneal and anterior segment surgery at the University of California, Irvine, where he was able to study and work with some of the nation’s leading eye surgery experts. He is a proud member of many professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Medical Association.