Locations:

  • 1091 Highway 64 W, Suite 2, Hayesville, NC 28904
  • 486 Hospital Drive, Clyde, NC 28721
  • 610 State Farm Road, Boone, NC 28607
  • 1196 Skyland Drive, Sylva, NC 28779
  • 95 Holly Springs Park Drive, Franklin, NC 28734
  • 2311 Asheville Highway, Hendersonville, NC 28791
  • 2001 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803
  • 8B Medical Park Drive, Asheville, NC 28803
  • 21 Medical Park Drive, Asheville, NC 28803
  • 8 Medical Park Drive, Asheville, NC 28803

Our Surgeons

AESC’s team includes nine (9) surgeons that are certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a highly experienced surgical staff. Our surgeons are some of the most experienced and qualified in the country and are specialists in the field of ophthalmic surgery. 

Our surgeons specialize in the following surgeries:

  • Cataract
  • Corneal
  • Glaucoma
  • Oculoplastic

Thomas L. Beardsley, M.D.
Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Medical Eye Diseases

James D. Crandall, M.D.
Cataract Surgery
Comprehensive Ophthalmology
SLT Laser Surgery
Specializing in Glaucoma

Jeffrey B. Goldstein, M.D.
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

William L. Haynes, M.D.
Cataract Surgery
Comprehensive Ophthalmology
SLT Laser Surgery
Specializing in Glaucoma

Edward K. Isbey, III, M.D.
Cataract Surgery
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Transplants (including sutureless corneal transplants – DSAEK)

Damien C. Macaluso, M.D.
Cataract Surgery
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Transplants (including sutureless corneal transplants – DSAEK)
LASIK

Michael Oswald, M.D.
Cataract Surgery
Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Brian E. Smith, M.D.
Cataract Surgery
Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Medical Eye Diseases

Robert E. Wiggins, Jr., M.D.
Neuro-Ophthalmology
Pediatric Ophthalmology
Strabismus and Amblyopia