Clayton L. Falknor, MD

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

The University of Texas at Austin
1995-1999

Doctor of Medicine

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
2001-2005   

Internship - Internal Medicine

Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
2005-2006   

Residency - Ophthalmology

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
2006-2009

Fellowship - Cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery

Duke University Eye Center
2009-2010

Clayton Falknor, MD

Dr. Clayton Falknor, MD is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of the eye. Originally from Houston, Texas, he worked as a chemical engineer for semiconductor producer Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) in Austin before entering the medical profession in 2001. He believes in providing advanced and compassionate medical care in an educational and collaborative manner to all of his patients.

In addition to providing the most up-to-date comprehensive eye care, Dr. Falknor has significant experience and clinical interest in corneal transplantation, including the newer partial thickness transplants (DSAEK and DALK), complex cataract surgery, presbyopic lens implantation (ReSTOR, Tecnis Multifocal, and Crystalens implants), astigmatism correction (toric lens implants, AK), and blade-free laser cataract surgery. He specializes in the treatment of keratoconus, including implantation of Intacs corneal ring segments. He also specializes in the most up-to-date techniques in refractive surgery, including blade-free custom LASIK and PRK.

Dr. Falknor is happily married and has two sons (born 2009 and 2013) and a Golden Retriever. He is a member of the major national ophthalmology societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Cornea Society, and has presented research at their annual meetings.