Georgia Eye Partners’ Dr. Evan Schoenberg on “The Weekly Check-Up Atlanta”
- Posted on: Feb 5 2019
On Sunday, February 10, Dr. Evan Schoenberg appeared alongside host Dr. Bruce Feinberg and fellow ophthalmologist Dr. Paul Walia of Georgia Retina on WSB radio’s popular medical show, “The Weekly Check-Up.” The show, which airs Sundays from 3-5 P.M. on 95.5 FM and AM 750 News/Talk WSB, covers a wide range of important healthcare topics and news every week. Dr. Schoenberg discussed many topics related to ophthalmology, including the implications of diabetic retinopathy due to obesity, as well as a future without glasses and contacts. Dr. Schoenberg and Dr. Walia also fielded a variety of questions from callers. Listen to a recording of the show here.
Dr. Evan Schoenberg is a highly respected board certified, fellowship trained ophthalmologist who specializes in cataract surgery, refractive surgery including LASIK and lens exchange, advanced corneal transplantation, corneal crosslinking, and management of complex corneal disease.
Utilizing all available presbyopia and astigmatism correcting lens technology as well as the latest in bladeless LASIK and Advanced Surface Ablation refractive surgery, he applies his passion for cutting-edge technology and technique to achieve the best possible results. He rejects one-size-fits-all approaches and works with patients to make choices tailored to their individual visual goals.
Dr. Schoenberg participated in the FDA trials for corneal crosslinking in the treatment of keratoconus and corneal ectasia and leads Georgia Eye Partners’ corneal crosslinking clinic.
He is one of only a handful of doctors in Georgia with extensive experience performing Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK), an ultra-thin partial thickness corneal transplant for the treatment of Fuchs’ Dystrophy and other corneal diseases. He offers his patients this most advanced, cutting-edge procedure which provides better vision, faster recovery, and lower rejection rates than any other transplant. He also performs Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK), keratoprostheses, and traditional full thickness corneal transplants.
A summa cum laude graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, with a B.S. degree in neuroscience and a minor in computer science, Dr. Schoenberg earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Emory University. He then completed a medical internship and ophthalmology residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, where he served as chief resident. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in corneal transplantation, refractive surgery, and external ophthalmic disease at the prestigious Price Vision Group in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dr. Schoenberg is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology, the Cornea Society, and the Refractive Surgery Alliance; he has authored numerous research publications and presents at national ophthalmic meetings. He is dedicated to excellent, compassionate patient care.
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