LASIK specialist joins UTMB Health Eye Center
The UTMB Health Eye Center has announced that experienced LASIK specialist and ophthalmologist Dr. Kevin H. Merkley has joined the office as a practicing physician.
Merkley has been in practice for more than 17 years as a cataract, cornea and refractive surgeon. He has performed more than 20,000 ophthalmic procedures, including corneal transplants, LASIK, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and astigmatic corrections.
Merkley treats cataracts, glaucoma, cornea/external disease, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration and refractive errors. He is also on the faculty of the UTMB Health Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.
"Dr. Merkley's extensive experience, particularly in LASIK and PRK, as well as his patient-focused philosophy make him a great addition to our team," said Dr. Bernard Godley, department chairman, in a statement.
"I look forward to meeting new patients in southeast Texas and helping them to enjoy better vision," Merkley added. "We truly live in a remarkable time."
The UTMB Health Eye Center is located at 301 University Blvd., Suite 3.114 in Galveston.
To schedule an appointment with Merkley, call 409-747-5800.
For more information on LASIK, call 281-687-7022.
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