ICON Eyecare Welcomes Dr. Michael Waggoner, Cataract Surgeon and Corneal Specialist, to Team

Grand Junction, CO (December 1, 2016) – Hoffman Eye Care | ICON Eyecare is pleased to welcome Dr. Michael Waggoner, a cataract surgeon and fellowship-trained LASIK/Corneal Specialist to the team. Dr. Waggoner moved from Arkansas to live and practice in Grand Junction, and is the only full-time practicing specialist in the region providing medical and surgical treatment for eye conditions such as Fuch’s dystrophy, keratoconus, and dry eye.

In addition to corneal surgery, Dr. Waggoner is a cataract and LASIK surgeon. He specializes in medical and surgical treatment for cataracts, including laser cataract surgery and premium lens options. He also performs laser vision correction including LASIK and PRK. His expertise also includes dry eye disease and common complications of dry eye including pterygiums and corneal scarring.

“We are thrilled to have a surgeon of this caliber join our team of advanced surgical eye care specialists,” said W Jay Hoffman, surgeon and founder of Hoffman Eye Care. “Having worked in this community for over 20 years, our patients will benefit tremendously to have a corneal specialist right here in Grand Junction.”

Dr. Waggoner attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He completed an internship and residency at the University of Missouri – Columbia before doing a fellowship in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery at the Dean McGee Eye Institute in Oklahoma City. Dr. Waggoner is an active member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Academy of Ophthalmology and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Waggoner is married with three children and loves exercising and exploring the outdoors with his family.

For more information on Dr. Waggoner or to schedule an interview, please contact Sylvia Pankiewicz at 720-324-1956 or Sylvia.pankiewicz@iconeyecare.com. For patients wanting to schedule an appointment with Dr. Waggoner, please call ICON Eyecare |Hoffman Eye care at (970) 256-0400.

About ICON Eyecare

ICON Eyecare is a leading surgical and medical eye care provider based out of Denver, CO. Since 1999, ICON has been building a Center of Ophthalmology Excellence empowered by an expert team of board certified physician specialists, the most advanced laser technology and a culture of quality and extraordinary patient care. In coordination with referring optometrists and physicians, ICON Eyecare specializes in treating patients with cataracts, advanced forms of glaucoma and other age and disease related conditions, while providing innovative options for patients seeking LASIK and cosmetic eye procedures. With 14 patient care centers located in Colorado and Texas, ICON Eyecare is expanding within the broader western U.S. region. For more information, please call (720) 524-1001, or visit iconeyecare.com.

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