Everyone deserves excellent vision”, says Arun C Gulani, M.D. , M.S., a world famous eye surgeon who calls Jacksonville , Florida, home. With nearly three decades of experience with close to thirty thousand procedures and innovative eye surgeries along with a consistent track record of enviable results for his patients has gained Dr.Gulani admiration from fellow eye surgeons and the eye care industry worldwide.
Having trained with the pioneers of eye surgery worldwide he ingrained the passion to perfect and innovate along with a desire to teach and create a legacy for future eye surgeons With his international Privileges and Leadership, Dr.Gulani is always among FIRST in the WORLD: One of the First eye surgeons in the world to perform LASIK eye surgery in the early 1990s years before most US eye surgeons and Invented LASIK surgical instruments The first LASIK eye surgeon to design and invent Lasik complication surgical instruments in preparation to what he foresaw as would be an epidemic of poor outcomes by surgeons who would jump on the LASIK bandwagon without adequate and formal corneal training Inventor of Laser Corneoplastique ™ as a Super-Specialty of LASIK surgery to help patients who are told they are “Not a Candidate” and to correct those who have had a LASIK complication or bad outcome.
One of the First in the World to have experience with ICL technology for extreme Nearsightedness Invented award winning Cataract surgery instruments, Innovative Multifocal and Premium Lens implant applications along with directions for LASER Cataract surgery. First in the World to perform 3-D No Stitch Human Placenta surgery for Pterygium Among First in the World to perform Artificial Corneal Transplant As the world’s final destination for patients and surgeons with complex and complication situations Dr.Gulani underscores the importance of custom designing eye surgery to each patient individually. Known as the da Vinci of eye surgery, Dr. Gulani is an eye surgeon of the future, dedicatedly raising the bar on LASIK, Cataract and Corneal surgery with his passion to make people see. Listed in FORBES magazine (Goldline research) among top ten Laser Eye surgeons in the nation, he continues to innovate, inspire, teach and publish as a consultant to patients, the eye care industry and fellow eye surgeons world wide.
Dr. Gulani, is always among the first in the world to use cutting edge technology and help innovate future platforms for vision surgery. Not only does he specialize in treating all forms of Nearsightedness, Farsightedness and Astigmatism but he is also a world destination for patients with presbyopia (reading glasses after 40), Keratoconus, Radial Keratotomy (RK) complications, Corneal Scars and Custom Cataract surgery.
He has raised Lasik and Cataract surgery to an ART and custom tailors the surgery and technology to each person individually often aiming for vision beyond 20/20. Former chief and Founding Director and Asst Professor at University of Florida in Jacksonville, Dr. Gulani founded The Gulani Vision Institute, in 2004, in beautiful Northeast Florida, Dr. Gulani’s personality, reputation and skills would suggest his location to be on 5th Ave New York, Rodeo drive, California or Harley Street London but he chose this area because he believes that good work does not have to depend on geography. With patients and surgeons flying in to see him from all over the world, he has proved this point by example
“The work of Dr. Arun Gulani stands out as a Beacon” says, Dr. Spencer Thornton, Past President of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. Known as the Doctor’s Doctor; Dr. Gulani sets high standards for himself in using the most advanced technology and matches that with an unparalleled personal touch." “Patients should be treated as people first; certainly not as a number. They deserve a caring physician who would genuinely care to customize a plan for their individual vision in a compassionate atmosphere”, he says. Personally welcoming each patient with a hand shake no matter how far you have travelled from, as you attempt to curb the temptation to gape at Gulani, certainly the best- dressed doctor you’ve ever encountered, you may not be aware that you have just shaken the hand that can restore your vision to 20/20….. or better- Susan Brandenberg (GVI patient). Fondly known as
Dr.GQ for his fashion sense, he extends elegance to every aspect of eye surgery and life itself. With an attitude of “Everyone is a Candidate!”, Dr.Gulani drives home his point that he does not tolerate Cookie-cutter surgery and routine outcomes. “We must aspire for vision beyond 20/20 in each and every patient”- Dr. Gulani With an eye of an Artist and a passion to help people see, Dr.Gulani has turned Jacksonville, Florida into the Vision destination for the world.