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Carol R. Kollarits, M.D.

Board Certified Eye Surgeon
Cataract & Laser Institute - Maumee, Ohio
Dr. Kollarits has been board certified in ophthalmology since 1976. She has written more than 60 articles that have been published in medical literature. She graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University in 1970 and did a pediatric internship at Columbus Children's Hospital and an ophthalmology residency at The Ohio State University. She was a senior staff fellow in charge of several research projects at the National Eye Institute and during that time, she completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the Wilmer Institute of Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Dr. Kollarits has been responsible for many firsts in northwestern Ohio, including bringing the first combined A and B scan ophthalmic ultrasound unit to the Medical College of Ohio where she provided intraocular lens power calculations for other ophthalmologists' cataract surgery patients. She opened one of the first Medicare approved ambulatory surgery centers in the state of Ohio in 1985. She purchased the first SLT laser in northwestern Ohio for treatment of glaucoma and for many years provided free screenings for diabetic retinopathy. She remains active in the diagnosis and laser treatment of diabetic retinopathy, as well as using the newest intraocular medications in the treatment of macular degeneration.

Dr. Kollarits has been married since 1969 and has two grown children.

Professional and Honorary Organizations:
American Board of Ophthalmology
Lions Eyebank of Northwestern Ohio and Northwest Ohio Lions Eyecare Foundation, Medical Director

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