ELMWOOD PARK, New Jersey – August 13, 2012 – TLC Laser Eye Centers, the area’s leading provider of laser vision correction, is pleased to announce that Mark Speaker, M.D, Ph.D. will step into the role of lead surgeon at its North Jersey center beginning August 31st. Dr. Speaker has been with TLC since the opening of their Manhattan center in 1995 and will now serve both Manhattan and North Jersey.
“The TLC North Jersey LASIK center has a strong reputation for providing superior customer care and results for their patients,” mentioned Dr. Speaker. “I’m excited to partner with the Optometric community in New Jersey to continue to deliver an exceptional level of service for our patients.”
Named one of the Best Doctors in America® from 1994 to 2012, Dr. Speaker is widely renowned as one of the leading laser vision correction surgeons in the nation. Dr. Speaker has been on the forefront of technology in this industry; he was one of the first surgeons in the region to become involved with laser vision correction and was later selected to assist in the original testing of the femtosecond laser. Dr. Speaker has been awarded the VISX Star, recognizing him as one of the top Excimer laser surgeons in the United States and is a Visian ICL preferred surgeon.
“We are extremely excited to expand our relationship with one of the leading refractive/cataract surgeons in our industry, Dr. Mark Speaker,” said TLC CEO George Neal. “His leadership, technical and clinical expertise are unmatched in the market.”
Dr. Speaker will join Clinical Director, Dr. Mark Stephenson, and the rest of the TLC North Jersey LASIK team to provide the most comprehensive and advanced care in the area.