James A. Bryan III, MD

James A. Bryan III, MD is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and specializes in cataract surgery and laser vision correction. He was the first surgeon in the area to be certified to implant multifocal intraocular lenses. He has more than 30 years’ experience treating patients, from routine eye exams to complicated diagnosis.

Dr. Bryan graduated from the University Of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1983. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Bryan completed a Research Fellowship in the Department of Ophthalmology of the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, then completed residency in Ophthalmology in Charlottesville.

Dr. Bryan is one of the most experienced surgeons in the triangle area having performed vision correction surgery since 1993. He has been performing cataract surgery for over 30 years and has seen the remarkable advances that now includes laser assisted cataract surgery. His training includes Radial Keratotomy (RK), Astigmatic Keratotomy (AK), Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), and LASIK. He has become a leader among his peers.

Dr. Bryan is past chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at Durham Regional Hospital, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and an active member of the following:

North Carolina Medical Society
International Society of Refractive Surgeons

North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians
American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

Dr. Bryan grew up in Chapel Hill. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family.

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