William C. Ackerman Jr., MD, is a practiced Board-Certified Ophthalmologist and Surgeon and Cataract and LASIK Surgeon at Advanced Eye Care — a modern ophthalmology and cataract surgery practice in Gainesville, Georgia. Dr. Ackerman takes a comprehensive and patient-centered approach to care, using advanced technology and evidence-based practices.
Dr. Ackerman received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, and graduated with his medical degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. He performed his ophthalmology residency training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham/Eye Foundation Hospital.
Dr. Ackerman is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist who has been a leader in adopting and implementing the latest technologies relating to cataract and vision correction surgery, not only in the State of Georgia but on a National level.
Dr. Ackerman has performed tens of thousands of surgical procedures, including but not limited to laser vision correction, cataract removal, corneal transplants, glaucoma, and eyelid surgery.
He also has extensive training in glaucoma therapy, which he received through working with the top international glaucoma specialists. He has been involved with international relief missions restoring sight in underprivileged parts of the world.
Dr. Ackerman has lived in Gainesville, Georgia, since 1994 with his wife and three daughters. In his free time, he enjoys bird dogs, bird hunting, fly fishing, and fresh and saltwater fishing.