Dr. Charles V. Duss, a Jacksonville native, joined the Atlantic Eye Institute team in July 2007. Dr. Duss received his Bachelor of Science degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 1999. He then attended the University of South Florida College of Medicine where he was inducted into in the AΩA Medical Honor Society. Dr. Duss received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2003 and completed his medical internship at Mount Sinai Hospital of Miami Beach. He completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey. Dr. Duss is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He joined the Atlantic Eye Institute after extensive training in cataract, glaucoma, refractive and plastic surgery techniques.
His research activities during his training included wound healing in refractive surgery, orbital fracture repair, and strabismus surgery closure techniques. Dr. Duss is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Florida Medical Association and the Duval County Medical Society. Dr. Duss is involved in Clinical Research and volunteers his clinical and surgical skills through Vision is Priceless.