Dr. Brannon Aden

L. Brannon Aden, MD Dr. Brannon Aden is a board certified ophthalmologist by the American Academy of Opthalmology.  Dr. Aden received her undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia in 1992. She attended the Tulane University School of Medicine and received her M.D. degree in 1996. She then completed a combined medicine and surgery internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans before completing her Ophthalmology residency, also at Tulane/Charity Hospital, in June 2000.  Dr. Aden studied LASIK surgery under Miles Friedlander, MD at Tulane, and subsequently received LASIK certification under Stephen Slade, MD in San Francisco, CA, in August 2000.  Dr. Aden is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Mississippi State Medical Association, the Jackson Ophthalmological Society, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.  Dr. Aden has given numerous lectures in numerous cities in the United Sates and Canada on the subjects of advanced cataract surgery techniques as well as on the use of Advanced Technology Intraocular Lenses.  Most recently, Dr. Aden performed the first LenSx Laser Cataract Surgery in Mississippi and is very excited about the impressive results that this new technology is providing to her patients.

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An Ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who is trained in traditional medical school and then in a residency focused on diseases of the eye and all types of surgical procedures for the eyes and eyelids. Ophthalmologists have the ability to provide total eye care. Optometrists are trained through specialized schools in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of vision and refractive problems of the eye, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, and are also trained to fit glasses and contact lenses and to prescribe aids for low vision, such as glasses and contact lenses.

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