William F. Wiley, MD

William F. Wiley, MD

Dr. William Wiley, M.D. is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist who has pioneered many eye procedures in the Northeast Ohio area. Dr. Wiley is the Medical Director of the Cleveland Eye Clinic.  Dr. Wiley was one of the first in the area to offer his patients all laser LASIK as well as laser assisted refractive cataract surgery.  Dr. Wiley participates in many clinical research studies, and because of this he is often able to offer his patients technology that is not yet widely available in most clinics in the United States.  He was one of the first in the country to implant RxSight’s Light Adjustable Lens (LAL) post FDA approval.  Dr. Wiley was the first in area to implant the IStent, and Hydrus MIcrostents for Glaucoma.  He was one of the first in the area to implant the Tecnis aspheric, Rezoom, Panoptix, and Vivity Multifocal Intraocular lenses available for cataract surgery. To date, Dr. Wiley has performed more than 50,000 cataract and refractive surgical procedures.

Dr. Wiley performed cataract surgery on a 1.5-pound Golden Lion Tamarin Monkey named Ana at the Akron Zoo in 2017. Ana was the smallest mammal on record in the world known to have had cataract surgery.

He is a true Doctor’s doctor in that over the past 15 years he has performed hundreds of surgeries on physicians and their family members. In addition, he is the Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University Hospitals/Case Western University. Dr. Wiley is also the chief medical editor for CRST – cataract and refractive surgery today for 2020. Dr. Wiley currently resides with his wife and family in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio.​

Dr. Wiley Performed Surgery on a Golden Lion Tamarin Monkey

On June 3rd, 2017, Dr. Wiley performed cataract surgery on a 1.25 lb. Golden Lion Tamarin Monkey at the Akron Zoo named Ana. Ana is the smallest known mammal in history to have cataract surgery.


Recognized as a National Keratoconus Foundation Top Doctor and a Top Doctor by OH TopDocs in 2020!

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