The Expertise of Dr. Augustus T. Stephens in Cataract Surgery

Augustus T. Stephens Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Augustus T. Stephens, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist & Cataract Specialist

In comprehensive ophthalmology, Augustus T. Stephens, MD, emerges as a steadfast figure, illuminating many lives with his cataract surgery proficiency. Working at our Hillandale location with more than 15 years of dedicated practice, Dr. Stephens’ trajectory is defined by an unwavering quest for perfection and an innate dedication to the well-being of his patients. 

Hailing from the charming town of Aiken, South Carolina, Dr. Stephens embarked on his academic journey at Morehouse College in Atlanta. It was here that his passion for healing took root, propelling him towards a career in medicine. His alma mater, Morehouse School of Medicine, became the crucible where his aspirations crystallized into reality as he earned his medical degree. 

Dr. Stephens’ pursuit of mastery took him across the country, completing clinical training in ophthalmology at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and the University of California-Davis. His residency journey culminated in 1995, marking the onset of a distinguished career dedicated to restoring vision and transforming lives. In 2001, Dr. Stephens manifested his vision by founding Stephens Eye Associates in Atlanta, a testament to his unwavering dedication to community service. His practice became a sanctuary for those seeking clarity amidst vision impairment, offering advanced treatments and personalized care. 

As a board-certified ophthalmic surgeon, Dr. Stephens is a maestro in the realm of cataract surgery, specializing in small-incision, suture-free techniques that prioritize patient comfort and rapid recovery. His expertise extends beyond cataracts, encompassing glaucoma surgery and refractive laser procedures, offering comprehensive solutions to a myriad of ocular conditions. 

For Dr. Stephens, the true essence of his profession lies in the transformative impact he has on his patients’ lives. “The most exciting part of doing what I do, being a doctor, more specifically, an ophthalmologist, is the gratification of making a difference for patients,” he shares. It is the moment when a patient’s eyes light up with newfound clarity, a testament to the profound impact of his work. 

Watch the video below for more insight on Dr. Stephens: 

In the eyes of Dr. Stephens, every surgery is not just a procedure—it is a promise of clarity, a gleam of hope illuminating the path to a world filled with vision and stamina.

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