Dr. Evan S. Loft, MD, is a board certified ophthalmologist with clinical expertise that includes refractive surgery, cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, and the management of cornea and external disease. He performs surgery at Piedmont Better Vision, Eye Consultants of Atlanta, and the McDonnell Surgery Center at Piedmont Hospital.
A native of Georgia, Dr. Loft was born in Augusta and spent his childhood in Atlanta. He graduated magna cum laude with high honors and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Georgia, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, followed by a one-year internship in General Surgery at Atlanta Medical Center.
Dr. Loft completed his residency at the esteemed Emory University Department of Ophthalmology, where he received intensive surgical training at Emory University Hospital, Emory Vision, Grady Memorial Hospital, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and the Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center. Following completion of his ophthalmology residency, Dr. Loft was honored as Fellow in cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery at Emory. Dr. Loft currently serves as a clinical and surgical instructor for the Emory ophthalmology residency training program, and was appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor of the Emory Department of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Loft has given presentations on LASIK and refractive surgery at numerous international ophthalmology meetings. He has also published articles in peer-reviewed ophthalmology journals and has authored chapters for ophthalmology reference books and other sources.
Dr. Loft is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Cornea Society. He regularly travels to various locations in Georgia for consultations, including Athens, Rome, and Carrollton.Dr. Loft and his wife, Sara, live in Atlanta with their children Dylan and Emmy.