Cathleen McCabe, M.D. is one of the foremost eye surgeons practicing today and is a vital asset to The Eye Associates’ team. After Dr. McCabe received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, she went on to her residency training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami’s School of Medicine. Dr. McCabe specializes in cataract surgery and LASIK. She has performed over 30,000 cataract surgeries and more than 17,000 LASIK procedures. She also performs laser treatments for glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
Dr. McCabe has received many prestigious and esteemed awards for her work in Ophthalmology, including being named on the Premier Surgeon 250 List of the leading innovators in premium IOL cataract surgery. She was selected as a LaserVision Top 100 Surgeon for her vast experience and excellent outcomes in LASIK and refractive surgery. Dr. McCabe’s ongoing commitment to continuing education also earned her the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA), presented by the American Medical Association. She has also been honored with the Lifelong Education for the Ophthalmologist (LEO) Continuing Education Recognition Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Recently, she has successfully fulfilled the requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) to be recertified as a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. She continues to share her expertise by publishing articles and book chapters as well as lecturing at ophthalmological and optometric seminars.