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Dr. Laura L. Harris – Cataract Surgeon

Laura L. Harris, M.D., F.A.C.S. has been providing exceptional specialized surgical care to patients in the Wilmington area since 1998. She founded Cataract Consultants, PA in 2008.

Having performed her own father’s cataract surgery, she knows how important the decision is to each and every patient and understands that the complete experience — from the initial consultation to post-surgery follow-up — should be conducted with the highest quality of care and consideration.


  • Residency and fellowship in cataract, corneal transplant, and refractive surgery at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute of The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD
  • Internship in Internal Medicine at University Medical Center in Greenville, NC
  • Doctorate of Medicine, East Carolina University School of Medicine
  • Master of Science, Department of Biochemistry, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC


  • Awarded a prestigious, $50,000 Howard Hughes Research scholarship in research training at the National Institutes of Health
  • Brody Fellow Scholarship, East Carolina University School of Medicine
  • Published and presented numerous scholarly articles
  • Honored with numerous awards for innovative research and quality care
  • Board Certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Member – American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Member – North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • Member – North Carolina Medical Society


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Eye Care Treatments

A routine eye exam, performed by a primary eye care doctor, will reveal if a cataract is present. The primary eye care doctor can refer you to Dr. Harris for a comprehensive cataract evaluation at which time she will offer her expert opinion for treatment options.

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