Dr. T. Hunter Newsom is the Founder and Medical Director of Newsom Eye. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, specializing in cataract and LASIK surgery. Dr. Newsom brings a wealth of experience, awards, and research to Newsom Eye, with locations in South Tampa, Carrollwood and Sebring.
An innovator in his field, Dr. T. Hunter Newsom is the creator of the Newsom Bladeless Laser Cataract Surgery Technique, which offers a more precise and predictable way to approach and perform cataract surgery. Dr. Newsom has performed over 50,000 refractive surgeries and received national recognition for his contributions to the field of ophthalmology. Under his watch, Newsom Eye has been, and continues to be, an active participant in ongoing
clinical trials and FDA studies.
The Newsom Eye mission is to provide patients with top-quality physicians and surgeons, supported by the most advanced research facilities and technology, all while emphasizing customer care. A favorite saying at Newsom Eye is their branding. One patient, thrilled with her results, enthused, “I don’t tell people I have new eyes; I tell them I have NEWsom EYES!” The phrase stuck and has been used ever since by patients to describe their life-changing experiences at
Newsom Eye’s multispecialty ophthalmology practice performs customized cataract surgery and Newsom Eye Custom LASIK alongside a full range of eye care including: cornea, glaucoma, retina, oculoplastics and dry eye services, and routine eye exams and optical services at each of the Newsom Eye locations in South Tampa, Carrollwood, and Sebring. Additionally, Newsom Eye is supported by onsite, fully equipped AAAHC accredited surgery centers at the Carrollwood and Sebring locations. Among the numerous accolades Newsom Eye has received are “Best Eye Surgeon” and “Best Eye Clinic” by Sebring’s Highlands Today People’s Choice and recognition by the 2019 South Tampa Chamber of Commerce as Large Business of the Year.
Education: M.D. with Honors, University of Florida; Medical and Surgical Internship, Mayo Clinic; Residency in Ophthalmology, University of Iowa; Lifetime Visiting Professor, University of Iowa
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