Edward Wade, M.D., F.A.C.S., a native of El Paso, Texas graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Illinois and was awarded the Bronze Tablet Award, a distinction given to only the top 2 percent of the class. He graduated first in his class from Baylor College of Medicine, where he was a member of the honorary Alpha Omega Alpha fraternity, comprised of only the top 10 percent of the class, and in 1984 was awarded the Michael DeBakey Scholar Award, given to the top medical student in the class. After completing his ophthalmology residency at Baylor College of Medicine, where he was named chief resident, he completed a fellowship in retinal disease and surgery at the prestigious Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Wade returned to practice LASIK vision correction in Houston where he is a partner and co-founder of Eye Center of Texas. He provides a full scope of medical and surgical eye care, including LASIK, PRK, Visian ICL, cataract surgery, glaucoma, and retina. He was one of the first cataract surgeons in Houston and the United States to offer bladeless cataract surgery to his patients.
Among his numerous recognitions, VISX named him ”Top 100 LASIK Surgeons in the United States“ and is among a select number of surgeons in Houston to perform Intacs for patients with keratoconus and Visian ICLs for extremely nearsighted people. He is ranked as one of the top ReSTOR IOL and LenSx surgeons in the country and has more experience with the ReSTOR IOL than any other surgeon in Houston. Dr. Wade is known as “The Eye Doctor’s Doctor”. He receives patient referrals from over 275 Houston-area eye doctors and has treated many of these doctors and their families. In addition to his medical practice, he lectures internationally on a variety of eye care subjects and has published numerous articles.
Dr. Wade speaks fluent Spanish, is a tri-athlete, played college tennis, loves photography, plays the piano and is married with two beautiful children.