Specializes in Laser Vision Correction, Advanced Cataract Surgery, Cornea Treatment
Dr. John Doane is fellowship-trained in corneal and refractive surgery and serves as the leader of Discover Vision’s refractive surgery team. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist known internationally for research and contributions to the advancement of laser vision correction and intraocular lens surgery over the past three decades. Most recently, Dr. Doane was one of only five doctors in the country to participate in clinical trials that led the FDA to approve SMILE vision correction, the latest refractive procedure developed in Germany and tested in Leawood at Discover Vision. SMILE represents the most significant advancement in laser vision correction over the past two decades, and is allowing more patients to benefit from refractive surgery. Dr. Doane’s team was also integral in the recently FDA-approved light-adjustable intraocular lens, implanted after cataract surgery and modified while in the eye to obtain as perfect an optical result as possible. Dr. Doane’s research is focused on developing and refining techniques for laser vision correction, intraocular lens implants and advanced cataract surgery.
Dr. Doane earned his undergraduate degree with Phi Beta Kappa Honors at the University of Missouri, and his Doctorate of Medicine with Alpha Omega Alpha Honors at the University of Kansas. He completed post-residency fellowship training at the University of Texas Hermann Eye Center and Centro Oftalmológico Colombiano in Bogota, Colombia. Dr. Doane has been recognized with the Senior Achievement Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, an honor which signifies career contributions in ophthalmology. He has been listed among the top five percent of laser vision correction surgeons and as a leader in cataract and refractive surgery. He currently serves as the President of the American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery.
Dr. Doane’s expertise combines traditional patient care as an ophthalmologist with a fellowship in corneal, refractive and anterior segment surgery. Extensive training, expertise and an unwavering pursuit of excellence in the field of ophthalmology and LASIK surgery in Kansas City make Dr. Doane one of our 2018 Top Doctors.
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