Martin Balish, M.D.
Martin J. Balish, M.D.
Dr. Balish has particular expertise in cataract surgery utilizing focusing intraocular lens implants. He is Portland’s most experienced Crystalens provider and the first and only surgeon in Portland to use the micro-incisional cataract surgery technique. Dr. Balish also has 16 years of experience in laser refractive surgery, utilizing Intralase femtosecond laser technology for LASIK. His practice includes everything from general eye examinations to treating patients with glaucoma, macular degeneration and cataracts. He has adopted leading edge technology for diagnosing and treating dry eye and meibomian gland dysfunction at the St. Vincent office of Oregon Eye Specialists with Lipiview and Lipiflow technology.
Dr. Balish graduated from the University of Wisconsin Medical School and completed his ophthalmology residency at Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). He is board certified in ophthalmology. Dr. Balish is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and a clinical instructor at OHSU. He joined Oregon Eye Specialists in 1998.
Dr. Balish says, “My practice philosophy is to provide each patient with personalized treatment, utilizing the most advanced vision correction technology, in a safe and reliable manner. Eye care goes beyond vision… it’s about the quality of my patients’ lives.”