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Edward R. Rashid, M.D. is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons with over 25 years experience and advanced fellowship training in corneal and external disease and refractive surgery. Dr. Rashid performs the latest techniques involving small incision and no-stitch cataract procedures, including the newest presbyopia correcting Multifocal lens implants. A pioneer in the field of refractive surgery for vision correction, Dr. Rashid has always been on the forefront of the most current laser vision technologies. After graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Dr. Rashid received his medical degree in 1976 from the Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. During his career at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, Dr. Rashid became the Chief of the Refractive Surgery section and of the Cornea and External Disease Service. He also served as the Residency Training Director and the Vice Chairman of the USAF Ophthalmology Department. After retiring from the USAF in 1990, he continued as a special consultant to the Air Force Surgeon General for refractive surgery.
Dr. Edward Rashid is currently in private practice in San Antonio, Texas where he has performed thousands of the latest laser vision correction procedures including PRK and Custom Intralase LASIK. He established the Alamo Laser Vision Center in 1999 where he currently serves as President and Medical Director. This state-of-the-art facility is one of the most technologically advanced laser centers in the U.S. Dr. Rashid was selected and listed as one of “The Best Doctors In America” and also chosen as one of the “Top Ophthalmologist” in America. Texas Monthly has just named Dr. Rashid as a Texas Super Doctor. He is also honored to serve as the Team Eye Surgeon for the San Antonio Spurs NBA basketball team.
But the real key to Dr. Rashid’s success is his philosophy of providing quality personal care. His reputation for being a highly skilled corneal physician is uniquely complimented by a true humanitarian nature and a commitment to giving each and every patient his undivided attention.