Background & Training
Dr. Eric Jennings is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery, refractive surgery (LASIK) and the management of corneal and external disease.
Dr. Jennings grew up in Marietta, GA and graduated with honors from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. He then received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA. Dr. Jennings completed his Ophthalmology Residency as well as a fellowship in Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery at the University of Florida Shands Hospital in Gainesville, FL. During his residency, he served as Chief Resident and was recognized with several awards including Resident of the Year and Teaching Scholars Outstanding Educator.
EXPERIENCE & SPECIALTIES
Dr. Jennings is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. He has been an active participant in several clinical studies, including helping to pioneer pre-loaded DMEK (transplant) tissue. He currently serves as an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Augusta University/University of Georgia Clinical Partnership teaching medical students.
His clinical interests include no-stitch Femtosecond custom laser cataract surgery, Refractive Surgery (LASIK and PRK), Minimally-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) and Partial Corneal Transplantation including DMEK and DSEK.
Dr. Jennings lives in the metro Atlanta area with his wife and daughter. In his free time, Dr. Jennings enjoys exercise, watching college football and spending time with his family.