Franklin and Highlands residents will no longer need to travel far from home to receive advanced laser cataract surgery thanks to the affiliation of ophthalmologist Dr. Clayton Blehm with the Family Eyecare Team of Franklin.
Dr. Blehm, who focuses his practice on laser cataract surgery and premium intraocular lenses, has performed thousands of cataract surgeries in the past 10 years. He specializes in the use of the leading laser cataract removal device with all standard and premium implant lens options.
“I look forward to offering cataract removal for patients in the area,” Blehm said. “They will be able to take advantage of new technology that provides less invasive and much more precise removal of cataracts.”
He will be providing care with Dr. Catherine Ward and Dr. Daryl Gossett at the Family Eyecare Team.
Dr. Blehm earned his medical degree from the University of Texas-Houston Medical School and served his ophthalmology residency there. He has assisted in numerous research projects and clinical
The Family Eyecare Team is located at 498 West Main St., Franklin, N.C. Make an appointment by calling 828.524.5004.