Eye Care in Sarasota | Optometrist | Cataract Surgery

PETER B. KNOWLTON, M.D.

Dr Peter Knowlton

PETER B. KNOWLTON, M.D.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

OPHTHALMOLOGIST IN CHARLESTON

  • Board certified in ophthalmology and ophthalmic surgery
  • Undergraduate education: BS in Biology, Duke University
  • Medical school education: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of Pittsburgh, Mercy hospital
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

In his free time, Dr. Knowlton enjoys marathon running, traveling to interesting places around the world, kayaking, hiking, cooking, and enjoying time with his wife and two small children.

He feels privileged to have the opportunity to care for the wonderful people of Charleston!

GET TO KNOW YOUR SURGEON
  • Specialty training:
    Dr. Knowlton completed an internship at the University of Pittsburgh, Mercy Hospital followed by a Residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
  • Why did you choose to specialize in laser vision correction?
    I was fascinated by the newer LASIK techniques and cutting edge technology and how they can positively impact my patients’ lives.
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma treatment and surgery
  • Laser procedures
  • Age-related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic eye exams and diabetic retinopathy treatment
  • Urgent eye problems for adults and children

Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

  • Undergraduate education: Bachelor of Science in Biology, Duke University
  • Medical school: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of Pittsburgh, Mercy Hospital
  • Residency in Ophthalmology: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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