Dr. Jones graduated Cum Laude from the Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2003, with a Distinction in Research. During his time there he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He joined the Illinois Eye Surgeons in 2007 after serving as Chief Resident for the Saint Louis University Eye Institute for one year.
Dr. Jones is a high volume cataract surgeon specializing in difficult or advanced cases. Practicing as a true comprehensive surgeon, however, he does more than just remove cataracts. Dr. Jones performs more eyelid lifting and tightening procedures than any other surgeon in the Metro East. He also performs glaucoma laser and shunting surgeries, being the first to implant the next generation Mini Shunt in the Metro East in 2008. Dr. Jones also performs bladeless LASIK and Visian ICL implantation for refractive correction.
Dr. Jones’s true specialty is Premium Lens Implantation at the time of cataract surgery. He is one of the leading Premium Lens implanters in the country. Due to his expertise with this technology he is a national consultant for these lenses and has spoken around the country on their benefits. He was the first to implant the Toric Lens Implant and the Restor Lens Implant in the Metro East. He is also involved in FDA clinical trials for the next generation of Premium IOLs.
Dr. Jones performs surgery in Edwardsville, Maryville, Swansea, and Highland. He is on staff at 5 hospitals in Southern Illinois, and has affiliation with 9 others.
Dr. Jones is also an Assistant Professor at the Saint Louis University Eye Institute, helping to train medical students and residents in the latest techniques for cataract surgery, lid surgery, and refractive surgery.
Current FDA Clinical Trials Dr. Jones is involved in: Next gerneration Restor IOL New medicines for Dry Eye Syndrome New medicines for Glaucoma Coming soon: Next generation Toric IOL for astigmatism