Jonathan Christenbury, M.D.
Jonathan Christenbury, M.D., F.A.C.S. has long been regarded as one of the country’s elite experts in laser vision correction. Having performed the first LASIK procedure in the Carolinas in the early 1990’s, he is now medical director of the Christenbury Eye Center. He also holds the honor of having performed the first all laser Intralasik procedure on the East Coast, having performed the operation in 2001. He is held in high regard as one of the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the world, having performed over 70,000 LASIK procedures.
Dr Christenbury is also widely recognized as one of the most experienced ReSTOR® surgeons in the USA, with over 8,000 procedures to his name, as well as being vastly experienced in lens implant and cataract surgery.
A graduate of Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Christenbury completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Duke Eye Center followed by a year at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA performing fellowship training. The American College of Surgeons has bestowed upon him the highest level of distinction in his field and he is a fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Christenbury is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS), International Society of Cataract, International Society of Bilateral Cataract Surgeons (ISBCS) and Refractive Surgery (ISCRS), and a founding member of the American College of Ophthalmic Surgery (ACOS).
Dr Christenbury has been featured in Forbes Magazine as he has been awarded the Goldline Award in 2008, 2009 and 2010, for the ten most dependable Laser Eye Surgeons in the U.S.A. He also currently holds the 2010 award for the Consumer Choice Award for Business Excellence.
Casey Mathys, M.D.
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 here 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.
Dr. Mathys is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
- 1. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, 2011.
- 2. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2010