Dr. Alison Early

Alison D. Early, M.D.

Specialties:

Comprehensive Eye Care, Cataracts, Diabetic Eye Care, Dry Eye, Glaucoma

Practice:

Cincinnati Eye Institute

Get to Know Dr. Early

Alison D. Early grew up in Avon Lake, Ohio with her parents and three siblings. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Cincinnati where she graduated magna cum laude and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biopsychology. She then earned her medical doctorate at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She went on to complete an Internal Medicine internship at Cleveland Clinic-Akron General followed by three years of ophthalmology residency at The Ohio State University Havener Eye Institute. During her time at Ohio State, Alison performed hundreds of cataract surgeries and other procedures including various laser surgeries to treat glaucoma and retinal disease, intravitreal injections to treat diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration, and more. In addition to her clinical work, Alison was nominated by her peers and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society in her final year of residency. She has presented research on the regional and national level including at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual conference.

Dr. Early practices medical and surgical comprehensive ophthalmology including management of cataracts, glaucoma, diabetes, and macular degeneration.

Outside of ophthalmology, Dr. Early and her husband enjoy spending time together with their children and dog. They enjoy spending time in the outdoors and have gone on backpacking treks in New Hampshire, Montana, Wyoming, and the Inka Trail in Peru.

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  • Education & Training
  • Memberships & Affiliations
  • Honors & Awards

Last Updated:

Education & Training
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biopsychology
    University of Cincinnati
  • Medical Degree
    University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
  • Internship in Internal Medicine
    Cleveland Clinic-Akron General, Akron, Ohio
  • Residency
    The Ohio State University, Havener Eye Institute, Columbus, Ohio
Memberships & Affiliations
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
    Member
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Member
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
    Member
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
    Member
Honors & Awards
  • Cincinnati Top Docs, Cincinnati Magazine, January 2020
  • Rising Star Medical Leaders, Venue Magazine, August 2018

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