Cataract | Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Dr Thomas Edwards

Dr. Thomas Edwards is a board-certified, comprehensive ophthalmologist who has practiced in Atlanta since 1994.  After running a very successful solo practice for 21 years, he merged with Georgia Eye Partners in 2021 to expand his footprint and network of subspecialists. Dr. Edwards is well versed in all aspects of comprehensive ophthalmology and has special interest in refractive cataract surgery, including correction of astigmatism and presbyopia. He is on staff at Emory Decatur Hospital and performs surgery at East Atlanta Eye Surgery Center as well as Northlake Surgical Center.  

Dr. Edwards earned his B.S. degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was president of Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He remained in Chapel Hill for medical school at UNC School of Medicine on full academic scholarship. Following a transitional internship at UPMC-Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, he completed his ophthalmology residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.  

Dr. Edwards is known to his long-time patients as being a skilled communicator who provides a comfortable and compassionate environment for educating, discussing, and planning the care of each patient.  Fellow ophthalmologists frequently refer surgical patients to him because of his predictable outcomes and enjoyable patient experiences.  

In his spare time, Dr. Edwards enjoys spending time with family, travel, and everything UNC. Go Tar Heels!


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