Dr. Adam Kaufman is Director of the LASIK Program at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. He is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Chief of the Corneal and Refractive Surgery Service at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Kaufman is an Attending Surgeon at the Cincinnati Eye Institute.
Dr. Kaufman has many years experience with Laser Vision Correction. Dr. Kaufman served as a coinvestigator on the VISX excimer laser while he was as a Corneal Fellow in 1992 and 1993. By being one of the first surgeons to perform laser vision correction in Cincinnati following FDA approval, Dr. Kaufman has been able to actively teach laser vision correction techniques to other surgeons. He has directed three symposia on Laser Vision Correction for the region's ophthalmologists. He has trained four Refractive Surgery Fellows, and he has twice been awarded the Teaching Award of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati.
Dr. Kaufman believes in the personal approach to Laser Vision Correction. Dr. Kaufman personally examines his patients prior to surgery and also provides the post-operative care. Dr. Kaufman's outstanding care has been recognized by the publication Best Doctors in America, and in Cincinnati Magazine's "Top Doctor" issue.
Dr. Kaufman received his M.D. degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Following a one-year internship in Internal Medicine at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Dr. Kaufman received his ophthalmology training at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (Columbia University). After his ophthalmology residency Dr. Kaufman completed subspecialty fellowship training at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (Harvard Medical School).
Dr. Kaufman is an expert in the healing process after laser vision correction. Dr. Kaufman maintains an active research program to study corneal wound healing, and he has been involved in excimer laser research since 1991. He has also served as a principal or coinvestigator on several research studies to evaluate new ophthalmic medications. He has published articles and book chapters, and he regularly presents his work at the annual meetings of the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Kaufman has received a Career Development Award from Research to Prevent Blindness.
Dr. Kaufman is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Kaufman is a fellowship trained corneal specialist.