Casey Mathys, MD
Dr. Mathys is a Board-Certified, fellowship-trained Cornea and Refractive surgeon. He received his undergraduate degree at Emory University, and then earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University. Following medical school he continued his education as a medical intern at the University of California, San Diego, and then returned to the east coast to complete an ophthalmology residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he was honored with the position of Chief Resident.
Upon completion of residency Dr. Mathys continued his ophthalmic training as a Cornea and Refractive surgical fellow at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA. During this surgically intense fellowship Dr. Mathys mastered the most current techniques in corneal surgery including Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK), penetrating keratoplasty, deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK), Boston keratoprosthesis, iris repair, IOL exchange and sutured IOL techniques.
Dr. Mathys also specializes in cataract surgery, multifocal lens implant surgery, Visian ICL procedures, and custom All Laser iLASIK vision corrective procedures.
Fellowship training has also provided experience in the complex medical and surgical management of infectious, neoplastic, and ocular surface disease including severe dry eye, corneal ulcers, ocular herpetic disease, conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasia and squamous cell carcinoma of the cornea as well as ocular surface melanoma. Dr. Mathys has a strong interest in clinical eye research. He has presented his research at annual scientific conferences and published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals including a most recent article in New England Journal of Medicine.
Dr. Mathys is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.