“Preserving and restoring healthy eyesight-

that is my passion and commitment to you.”


Personalized Attention

Learn what it means to experience the “Duke Difference” under Alan N. Carlson, MD. His commitment to you and your eyesight is why physicians and eye surgeons confidently choose Dr. Carlson for their patients, their family members, and themselves.

Highly Rated & Recommended

Alan N. Carlson, M.D., has earned one of the highest patient satisfaction scores in the entire medical center. Recognized nationally and internationally as a leading eye surgeon, he looks forward to working closely with you and caring for your patients.

Leading Innovative Research

Alan N. Carlson, M.D., has delivered over 300 invited lectures and visiting professorships. He has published over 100 articles, book chapters, and educational surgical videos.