LASER VISION CORRECTION | OPTICAL DEPARTMENT ....... Charlotte (704) 364-7400 ........Huntersville (704) 895-8200

Boyd K. Vaziri, MD

“My goal is to utilize the finest treatments available to help preserve and enhance vision. I strive to provide personalized and attentive care by establishing trust and open communication. Forming gratifying relationships with patients is one of the most rewarding aspects of my profession.”

--Boyd K. Vaziri, MD, FAAO

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Patient Testimonial Quotes:

"Dr. Vaziri is a skilled, competent and caring ophthalmologist with excellent surgical skills.  I could not have asked for better care or a more successful result with my surgery.  My sight improvement is amazing.”

Reverend Dr. Oscar Smith, Jr.

“Dr. Vaziri made me feel so comfortable when I came to his office.  He did a splendid job with my surgery.  My husband came to see him too and also had a vision correction procedure.  We are both really pleased to be able to see so sharply without glasses.  Dr. Vaziri is the best!”

Charlotte Snead

Boyd K. Vaziri


Specialties: Z-Vision™ LASIK, CustomWavefront LASIK, Advanced Technique Cataract & Lens Implant Surgery, ReSTOR® including LenSx® all laser cataract surgery, and Crystalens HD® Multifocal Lens Implants, Acrysof Toric Lens Implants, Eye Exams, Glasses and Contact Lenses, Medical and Surgical Treatment of Eye Diseases, Botox Certified, Eyelid Surgery. 

Locations: 4335 Colwick Rd., Charlotte

Trusted Professional

Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Northwestern University graduate

Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN. Medical/Surgical Internship and Residency in Ophthalmology

Was in private practice for over three years in Greensboro, NC before coming to Charlotte Ophthalmology in 2008

Experienced in advanced cataract surgery, including the ReSTOR® and Crystalens HD® lens implants for independence from glasses and the AcrySof® Toric lens for correction of astigmatism

Performs the most advanced all laser, blade-free LASIK

Performs eyelid lifts, ectropion and entropion repair, eyebrow lifts and eyelid lesion excision and repair

Extensive experience with the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma and diabetic eye disease

Biography Overview

Boyd K. Vaziri, M.D. specializes in the most advanced laser vision correction technology available today.  His focus on personalized and attentive care throughout the entire process provides his patients with both an exceptional result and a pleasant LASIK experience.  As an experienced, board certified refractive surgeon, he performs laser vision correction procedures for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.  As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, he provides general eye care for glasses and contact lenses, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease.  Dr. Vaziri has performed thousands of eye surgeries since completing medical school in 2001.  He is a firm believer in community service, providing free eye exams and surgery for uninsured, low-income patients affiliated with the Charlotte Community Health Clinic.  He is also a volunteer ophthalmologist for EyeCare America, a public service program designed to preserve sight by providing access to medical eye care.  In his spare time, Dr. Vaziri enjoys tennis, reading, and traveling with family and friends.

Areas of Expertise

Practices comprehensive ophthalmology with a surgical focus on advanced cataract and lens implant surgery, including multifocal intraocular lenses (AcrySof ReSTOR® and Crystalens® HD) for independence from glasses, and the AcrySof® Toric IOL for correction of astigmatism.

Performs the innovative LenSx® all-laser cataract surgery procedure for the ultimate in cataract surgery precision.

Performs the most advanced all laser, blade free Lasik utilizing the Ziemer® Femtosecond LDV™ laser and the VISX® STAR S4 IR® Custom Wavefront Excimer laser.

Eyelid Surgery/Cosmetic: Blepharoplasty, ectropion and entropion repair, direct eyebrow lifts, eyelid lesion excision and repair, BOTOX® and Juvederm cosmetic filler.

Glaucoma: Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty and the Ex-PRESS™ mini glaucoma shunt for glaucoma.

Diabetic Eye Disease: Pan-retinal photocoagulation and focal grid laser for diabetic retinopathy.

Education

• Undergraduate Degree, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
• Doctorate of Medicine, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
• Medical/Surgical Internship & Ophthalmology Residency, Indiana University School of
Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Professional Associations

• American Academy of Ophthalmology
• The American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
• American Board of Ophthalmology
• North Carolina Medical Board
• Mecklenburg County Medical Society

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations:

Medical Staff, Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, NC

Medical Staff, Presbyterian Hospital Matthews, Matthews, NC

Medical Staff, Charlotte Surgery Center, Charlotte, NC

Medical Staff, Carolinas Surgery Center, Charlotte, NC

Research:

Dr. Vaziri has been Sub-Principal investigator in several Phase III and IV clinical research trials, including:

Pfizer’s Xalacom (fixed combination latanoprost 0.005% and timolol 0.5%) study, “A 12-Week, Randomized, Double-Masked, Parallel Group Comparison of Xalacom™ Given in the Evening, Xalatan® Given in the Evening, and Timolol Given in the Morning in Subjects with Open Angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension in the United States.”

Allergan’s Phase III gatifloxacin acute bacterial conjunctivitis study “A 6 Day, Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Parallel Study to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Gatifloxacin 0.5% Ophthalmic Solution BID with that of Vehicle in the Treatment of Acute Bacterial Conjunctivitis.”

For additional trials Dr. Vaziri has been involved in please click here for his CV.

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