Brett Rhode, MD; Michael Raciti, MD; David Scheidt, OD; Daniel Ferguson, MD; Mark Freedman, MD; Daniel Paskowitz, MD, PhD


ophthalmology eye surgery

Scope of Care

Since 1985, Eye Care Specialists has provided medical, surgical and laser treatment to more than 185,000 people throughout Milwaukee, southeastern Wisconsin, and the world. Drs. Mark Freedman, Brett Rhode, Daniel Ferguson, Daniel Paskowitz, Michael Raciti and David Scheidt are grateful to have received many of these patients as referrals from their colleagues. Our practice's ever-expanding scope of services includes:

  • ​No-Stitch & No-Injection Cataract Removal *

  • Monofocal Lens Implantation (to restore vision after cataract removal) *

  • Advanced Capability Lens Implantation (to restore vision and reduce the need for glasses after cataract removal, including Multifocal and Toric/Astigmatism-Correcting lenses) *

  • Repositioning of subluxated PCIOLs *

  • YAG Laser Treatment *

  • Limbal-Relaxing Incisions *​​

  • Corneal Topography

  • Corneal Transplantation, including DSAEK *

  • Pterygium Surgery *

Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Medication Injection Treatment (Avastin, Eylea, Lucentis, etc.)

  • Laser Treatment​

Dry Eye
  • Punctum Plug Insertion

  • Prescription Eye Drop Therapy (Restasis, Xiidra and Cequa)​

  • Endoscopic Cyclo-photocoagulation (ECP) *

  • Fundus Photography

  • Laser Trabeculoplasty

  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS) Procedures *

  • Trabeculectomy *

  • Tube Shunts *

  • Visual Fields

Macular Degeneration (AMD)
  • Medication Injection Treatment (Avastin, Eylea and Lucentis)

  • Anisocoria

  • Congenital, Traumatic & Toxic Disorders

  • Cranial Nerve Palsies

  • Optic Neuropathy

  • Pseudotumor Ceribri

  • Thyroid Ophthalmopathy

  • Visual Field Defects 

​Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Laser Scans


  • OCT in-office laser scanning to diagnose and track glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration (AMD), and other eye conditions​

  • Blepharoplasty Surgery *

  • Blepharoptosis Surgery *

  • Botox for Facial Spasms & Cosmetic Purposes

  • Lid/Lash Malposition Correction *

  • Skin Cancer Removal *

  • Tear Duct Surgery *

  • Amblyopia Therapy

  • Difficult Refractions

  • Strabismus Surgery *

Retinal Conditions
  • Central & Branch Retinal Vascular Occlusions

  • Central Serous Retinopathy

  • Optic Neuropathy

  • Retinal Tears

  • Vitreolysis—Laser Treatment for Vitreous Floaters



* These and other more advanced procedures are performed at a state-of-the-art, 10,000-sq.-ft. outpatient facilityThe Eye Surgery & Laser Center of Wisconsin located in the Milwaukee County Research Park. For patients whose insurance or other needs require that they receive services elsewhere, we hold privileges at most area hospitals and surgery centers.