Dr. Josh Johnston is an optometrist, whose clinical focus is on ocular surface disease, including dry eye and other corneal diseases. His background reflects extensive experience co-managing surgical patients before and after LASIK, cataract and other advanced corneal and refractive surgical procedures. Dr. Johnston practices medical optometry and renders care for patients with many ocular diseases such as glaucoma, ocular injuries, keratoconus, diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, macular degeneration and various other systemic disease related ocular conditions.
Dr. Johnston pursued his undergraduate studies at Texas Christian University, earning his B.S. degree. He then graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry, in Chicago. He trained as an intern completing rotations at Omni Eye Services of Atlanta, Veterans Administration Medical Center in New York, Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital in San Diego, and The Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago. These rotations gave him the opportunity to gain experience in all areas of care including treatment and management of ocular disease, primary care, and advanced cataract and refractive surgical procedures. Dr. Johnston is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry and regularly lectures on dry eye disease and refractive surgery subject matter to his colleagues, nationwide.
Dr. Johnston practiced in Newport Beach, California for three years, serving as the Clinical Director of Optometric Services for the largest ophthalmology group practice in Orange County. Prior to his work in California, Dr. Johnston was the Clinical Director at Georgia Eye Partners for five years. Dr. Johnston is extremely excited to return to Georgia Eye Partners and the accomplished team of physicians in this group.