Dr. John Belardo


Dr. John Belardo has lectured and conducted meetings about cataract, cornea, glaucoma and plastic surgery. He has performed surgery in numerous cataract missions around the world, including the U.S.   He was the first to perform topical anesthesia cataracts in Oklahoma as well as the first LASIK performed in Oklahoma.  Topical anesthesia cataract surgery involves no shot, no stitch, and no patch.  Dr. Belardo has performed over 20,000 cataracts and over 40,000 vision correction procedures.




Brooklynn College, B.A.

Long Island University-Pre-Med

Rutgers Medical School-Newark, New Jersey

Internship: Rutgers-Short Hills Medical Center-Rutgers Medical

Ophthalmology Residency: Columbia University-Harkness Eye Institute N.Y.C.

Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship: University of Rochester, New York

Oculoplastics Fellowship: Dr. Merritt, Dr. Myint, Dr. Gladstone, Dr. Nessi


Practice History:

1992-1999- Founder and Medical Director of Western Oklahoma Eye Center, Elk City, OK

1996-1999- TLC Cornea and LASIK Surgeon

199-2000- Oculoplastic Fellowship

2000-2001- Triad Eye Center (Cataract, Glaucoma and Oculoplastis Surgeon)

2002- Present- Founded and Directed Advanced Laser and Cataract Center


Member Of:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology