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ophthalmology eye surgery

Scope of Care

Since 1985, Eye Care Specialists has provided medical, surgical and laser treatment to more than 200,000 people throughout Milwaukee, southeastern Wisconsin, and the world. Drs. 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 utilizing the following types of lenses:

    • Multifocal

    • Extended Depth-of-Focus (EDOF)

    • Light Adjustable Lens (LAL)

    • Toric/Astigmatism-Correcting

  • 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, Vabysmo, 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

Laser Vision Correction
  • Laser In-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) *

  • Photo-Refractive Keratectomy (PRK) *

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

  • 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 typically performed at one of two state-of-the-art outpatient facilities—Eye Surgery & Laser Center of Wisconsin or Envision Surgery Center. For patients whose insurance or other needs require that they receive services elsewhere, we also hold privileges at most area hospitals and surgery centers.

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