Michael B Caplan, MD Ophthalmology

Dr. Michael B Caplan, MD

Houston, TX (1 other location)

About Dr. Michael B Caplan MD

Dr. Michael B Caplan, MD is a doctor primarily located in Houston, TX, with another office in El Campo, TX. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. He speaks English, Spanish.

Dr. Caplan has received 5 awards.


Dr. Michael B Caplan has 2 locations

Berkeley Eye Center Houston Greenway Plaza 3100 Weslayan St Ste 400 Houston, TX 77027
Berkeley Eye Center El Campo 2012 West Loop El Campo, TX 77437


Dr. Michael B Caplan has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Michael B Caplan has the following 11 expertise

  • Blindness
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Eye Exam
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Eye Pain
  • Cataract
  • Vision Issues


5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2017, 2018, 2020)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2020)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.


36 Years Experience

Baylor College Of Medicine

Graduated in 1985

Dallas Co Hp Parkland Memorial


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More about Dr. Michael B Caplan

Michael B. Caplan, M.D., is a distinguished member of the Houston ophthalmology community and a founding partner of Berkeley Eye Center. Dr. Caplan is board certified in ophthalmology and specializes in the latest technology in refractive surgery and no-stitch cataract surgery. In addition, he is a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist. Dr. Caplan is known locally and nationally as a leading ophthalmic surgeon and Houston LASIK expert. He has performed over 15,000 refractive procedures and has been recognized by VISX as one of the top 100 refractive surgeons in the country. Dr. Caplan offers the most advanced options for refractive surgery candidates, including procedures such as conductive keratoplasty and refractive lensectomies. He has served as an investigator in several nationwide studies evaluating implantable contact lenses, new technologies for cataract surgery and multi-focal lens implants. He is a founder and Medical Director of Houston’s Caplan Surgery Center, which provides state-of-the-art outpatient eye surgery in a caring, convenient setting for patients and their families. As former president of the Houston Ophthalmological Society, Dr. Caplan has been responsible for city-wide leadership and continuing education for ophthalmologists in the greater Houston area. He has served on the society’s Executive Committee for eight years. Dr. Caplan is also an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the International Society of Refractive Surgery and the Society for Excellence in Eye Care. Dr. Caplan has traveled internationally on mission trips to remote areas to provide eye care to those in need. A long-time Texan, Dr. Caplan is a Phi Beta Kappa honor graduate of The University of Texas at Austin. After graduating from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Dr. Caplan completed an ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas and a prestigious glaucoma fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia.

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