Isaac W. Porter, MD is a fellowship trained refractive surgeon. He is committed to helping his patients obtain their best possible vision with advanced surgical options. Dr. Porter's areas of expertise include laser vision correction with LASIK, SMILE, and PRK, and modern cataract surgery including laser surgery and advanced technology lens implants that can correct a wide range of vision and astigmatism. He is the only surgeon in North Carolina performing the newest laser vision correction procedure, SMILE.

Dr. Porter received his undergraduate degree from Asbury University and his medical degree from the University of Kentucky (Go Big Blue!). He completed residency in Ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and was selected to serve as Chief Resident. Following residency, Dr. Porter completed subspecialty training with a fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery at the prestigious Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Porter is a member of the Refractive Surgery Alliance, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Outside of the office, he enjoys scuba diving and sports, especially soccer, college basketball, and football.

Dr. Porter has authored book chapters on mapping the curvature of the cornea and correcting astigmatism using laser. He has also presented at several national meetings and was featured in articles in Ladies’ Home Journal and the Raleigh News and Observer.

Our Location:
Porter Ophthalmology
5962 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Location Phone: 919-876-4064
Location Fax: 919-876-3159


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