Dr. Mike Mann specializes in cataract and refractive surgery, including LASIK. He has been performing cataract surgery since the mid-1970s and began performing refractive surgery in 1981 with radial keratotomy (RK) procedures. He has since performed thousands of cataract and refractive surgeries on patients from all over the world.
VISX and WaveLight, leading laser companies, have honored Dr. Mann as one of the top 100 refractive surgeons in the United States. Dr. Mann is currently involved in FDA clinical studies, and he has taught numerous cataract and refractive surgery courses to hundreds of other ophthalmologists.
Dr. Mann earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University and completed a rotating internship at Baylor College of Medicine. He served as flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force in the United Kingdom before completing his residency in ophthalmology at Tulane University.
Dr. Mann serves on the Board of Directors of the American College of Eye Surgeons. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also an active member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and the International Society of Refractive Surgeons, and he regularly lectures at annual meetings.
Additionally, Dr. Mann serves on the Board of Directors of his alma mater, Centenary College, as well as for Allegiance Bank, the Executive Association of Houston and the Women’s Home of Houston. He recently served an annual term as the president of the Humble Intercontinental Rotary Club and received numerous recognitions for his service as a Rotarian. He strongly supports the fine arts of Houston, including the Houston Symphony, where he and his wife serve on the Society Board of Trustees and the Houston Ballet.
Dr. Mann is especially proud of his efforts to provide missionary eye care to indigenous peoples in South America and the Caribbean Sea. He and his surgical team have travelled many times to Mallco Rancho, Bolivia or Belize to provide eye care as part of a medical mission.
Dr. Mann and his wife, Carolyn, reside in Houston and have two children and four grandchildren.
When not practicing ophthalmology, Dr. Mann enjoys raising Texas longhorn cattle and quarter horses at his ranch outside Bedias, Texas.