Alan C. Parent, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Cataract & Eye Consultant of Michigan

Dr. Alan C. Parent, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Cataract & Eye Consultant of Michigan

Dr. Alan Parent is an expert in the advanced surgical treatment of cataracts. He was the first eye surgeon in southeastern Michigan to perform laser cataract surgery with the LenSx® laser.

Born and raised in metropolitan Detroit, he received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan in 1992. In 1997, Dr. Parent graduated with honors from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Parent then completed a surgical internship and ophthalmology residency at Rush University in Chicago. He joined Cataract and Eye Consultants of Michigan in 2001.

Dr. Parent is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and serves on committees for the Michigan State Medical Society and Macomb County Medical Society.

In addition to private practice, Dr. Alan Parent is a member of the faculty at the nationally renowned Kresge Eye Institute where he serves as Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, and is the former Director of Surgical Education for the Ophthalmology residency program. He has volunteered in overseas medical missions in the Philippines.

Dr. Parent specializes in advanced laser cataract removal with premium intraocular lenses. He also has extensive experience in LASIK and treating patients with glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. He is married with three children and enjoys golf, skiing and attending football games at the University of Michigan.