Thompson is Premier Eye Care’s vitreoretinal surgeon, specializing in all aspects of vitreoretinal disease.
Dr. Thompson graduated Summa Cum Ladue From Brigham Young University-Idaho and completed medical school at Penn State University College of Medicine.
He completed his internship and residency at the University of Kentucky where he was selected as Resident Teacher of the Year and Chief Resident. Half of his two-year Vitreoretinal Surgical Fellowship was at the University of Kentucky where he served as a clinical instructor. The other half of his fellowship was at the nationally recognized private group: Retina Associates of Kentucky. This unique format allowed him to train with twelve highly respected Vitreoretinal specialists offering unparalleled exposure to vitreoretinal diseases and treatment strategies.
Dr. Thompson has published multiple academic articles and is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Thompson is Premier Eye Care’s vitreoretinal surgeon, specializing in all aspects of vitreoretinal disease.
Modern cataract surgery involves the removal of the cataract or cloudy natural lens from within the eye and the implantation of an artificial lens.
Diabetes is the leading cause of visual impairment in the United States among patients below the age of 50.
With a careful history of symptoms, the right diagnostic tests, and a thorough eye examination, a treatment regimen can be created to offer relief.
Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Early diagnosis and treatment for glaucoma is essential in preventing vision loss.
Damage to different parts of the cornea caused by injury or disease can often be corrected with specialized procedures including corneal transplants.
The retina is an extremely important part of your eye and is also susceptible to many different diseases and conditions like retinal detachments, diabetic retinopathy, and flashes and floaters.
Age-related macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss in older patients. It results in the loss of central vision due to damage to the retina and the support structures of the retina.
Many people occasionally see some floating material in their vision. This may appear as a dot, a translucent short string, or a “tadpole”. These floaters are often seen only under bright lighting circumstances, for example, against snow or a bright sky or a white ceiling.
Plastic reconstructive surgery of the eyelids is performed by an oculoplastic surgeon and is not only for cosmetic purposes.