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Ayad A. Farjo, M.D.

Dr. Ayad Farjo, is the Founder and President of Brighton Vision Center. He is Board-Certified in Ophthalmology and has a Fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases, Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Farjo is available for eye examinations, consultations, referrals and second opinions. His surgical expertise includes: Cataract Surgery, LASIK, Corneal Transplantation, Intraocular Lens Surgery, Conjunctival Surgery, and more.

Dr. Farjo completed his undergraduate and medical training at the University of Michigan and also performed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Michigan, where he served as Co-Chief Resident during his final year. This was followed by fellowship training at the University of Michigan in Cornea, External Diseases, Cataract and Refractive Surgery.  In that year, he was one of six ophthalmologists nationally awarded with a fellowship from the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation.

In 2001, Dr. Farjo joined the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, which has been consistently rated as one of the top five Departments of Ophthalmology in the United States.  There he provided medical and surgical instruction to numerous residents and fellows in Ophthalmology and also served as Assistant Medical Director of the Iowa Lions Eye Bank. Dr. Farjo has published over a dozen peer-reviewed scientific papers and book chapters. He also initiated and co-authored the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s national screening recommendations for patients taking hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil).  Dr. Farjo is a reviewer for multiple scientific journals and has been a frequently invited speaker at national, regional and local meetings, authoring over three dozen original presentations and posters at these events.

Dr. Farjo entered into private practice in 2003 as a member of Davis Duehr Dean, a large ophthalmic practice in Madison, Wisconsin and served as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a member of the volunteer faculty. He was one of the first doctors to perform new methods of corneal transplantation in Wisconsin.

Dr. Farjo is a member of numerous national, state and local professional societies including the Michigan State Medical Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, International Society of Refractive Surgery, Eye Bank Association of American, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He is also certified in both the VISX and Technolas excimer lasers as well as the ReStor and PanOptix intraocular lens implants.

Dr. Farjo and his wife, Karin, have two sons. In his free time, Dr. Farjo enjoys biking, traveling, cooking and kayaking.

Medical Licenses: Michigan, Wisconsin, and Iowa

Board Certified: Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations:

  • St. Joseph Mercy Hospital - Ann Arbor and Livingston
  • St. Joseph Mercy - Brighton
  • St. Mary Mercy Hospital - Livonia
  • Beaumont Hospital - Taylor



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