Ophthalmology Services from Mobile, Alabama Eye Surgeon Chris Walton
Dr. Chris Walton is an ophthalmologist serving patients in the Mobile, Alabama and nearby gulf coast areas since 2007. He takes pride in offering his patients the finest levels of care in order to help you achieve the clear, crisp vision you deserve.
LASIK & Cataract Surgeon
Dr. Walton has made LASIK and cataract surgery the primary focus of his practice. These two practice areas comprise approximately 90% of the surgeries he performs, and this level of specialization enables Dr. Walton to achieve exceptional results.
To date, 100% of Dr. Walton’s LASIK patients have achieved 20/20 vision or better using the Allegretto Wave® laser, one of the most advanced lasers on the market. This success rate by far exceeds the 89% national average. To learn more about your options, please call 251-581-7484 today to schedule a free consultation with our eye surgeon.
Education and Specialized Post-Graduate Training
Dr. Walton earned his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and received his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile. He then spent a year studying at the renowned Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University.
After returning to the Southeast, Dr. Walton received his formal Residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He then completed specialized fellowship training in corneal surgery and refractive surgery at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. Very few doctors have this dual training, and it has helped Dr. Walton become recognized as one of the premier refractive surgeons on the Gulf Coast.
Each year, Dr. Walton continues to participate in continuing education courses in order to remain current on the latest techniques and technologies in the field of ophthalmology. As a result of this ongoing training, Dr. Walton has become one of the only eye surgeons in Mobile to utilize some of the most advanced technology available, including:
- Allegretto Wave® Wavelight® excimer laser system for LASIK
- LenSx® laser for cataract surgery
- Visian ICL
Dr. Walton is a member of the following professional organizations:
- American Board of Ophthalmology
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
- Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology
- Mobile County Medical Association
A Commitment to Giving Back to the Mobile Community
Dr. Walton is a Mobile native, and he feels strongly about giving back to his community. He works with the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC), located in Huntsville, Alabama. The NCAC provides services to child abuse victims across the country. Dr. Walton’s primary efforts in association with the NCAC involve working with disadvantaged children in the Mobile area.
Please contact our cataract and LASIK eye surgeon today to schedule a free consultation. Dr. Walton serves patients in Mobile, Alabama, and the nearby Gulf Coast area.