The Eye Associates
Cathleen McCabe, MD is one of the foremost eye surgeons practicing today and is a vital asset to The Eye Associates' team, seeing patients in Sarasota, Bradenton and Ellenton, Florida. After Dr. McCabe received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, she went on to her residency training at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami’s School of Medicine. Dr. McCabe specializes in bladeless laser cataract surgery, clear lens replacement, LASIK and anterior segment diseases. Cathleen McCabe has received many prestigious and esteemed awards for her work in Ophthalmology, including being named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor for Ophthalmology and to the Premier Surgeon 250 List of the leading innovators in premium IOL cataract surgery, and was selected as a LaserVision Top 100 Surgeon for her vast experience and excellent outcomes in LASIK and refractive surgery. Dr. McCabe’s other achievements and awards include being named an Outstanding Female Leader in Ophthalmology by Millenial EYE magazine, the recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Achievement Award, and she was one of only four surgeons invited to perform LIVE cataract surgery at Texas Eye and Surgery Center in Hurst, Texas, which was telecast in real time to 1000 MDs attending the Alcon event from all over the world. Dr. McCabe’s ongoing commitment to continuing her education earned her the Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA), presented by the American Medical Association, and she has also been honored with the Lifelong Education for the Ophthalmologist (LEO) Continuing Education Recognition Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. McCabe was granted membership into the American College of Eye Surgeons (ACES) because of her commitment to excellence in eye surgery. She has also successfully fulfilled the requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) to be recertified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Cathleen McCabe is a Board member of the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society, the Vice Chairman and a member of the Practicing Ophthalmologists Curriculum Panel (POCP)- Cataract and Anterior Segment Panel and a Board Member of the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society. Dr. McCabe also serves on the Editorial Board for Ophthalmic ASC, EyeNet, and Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today publications. Additionally she continues to share her expertise by publishing articles and book chapters, lecturing at ophthalmological and optometric seminars all over the country, and participating in residency training programs.
Cataract, Refractive, and Advanced Lens Technology