Highly Regarded Ophthalmologist and Editor of EyeWiki Refractive Surgery Section
Discover the expertise of Dr. Buckner: a board-certified ophthalmologist and cornea specialist, actively involved in prestigious societies, with a passion for LASIK, PRK, ICL, and cataract surgery, and a love for music and water sports.
Dr. Buckner is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained cornea and refractive surgeon specializing in LASIK, PRK, ICL, and cataract surgery. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Utah Ophthalmology Society. Dr. Buckner is also an editor of the Refractive Surgery section of EyeWiki. He grew up in Lindon, Utah, and earned an undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University (cum laude, Edwin S. Hinckley Scholarship). R. Buckner attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (AOA Honor Society scholarship) and interned at the Boise VA Medical Center. After completing his ophthalmology residency at the University of Missouri, he had a fellowship in Corneal Disease and Refractive Surgery at Hoopes Vision. After completing his company, Dr. Buckner remains part of our practice amongst our team of medical professionals. He and his wife, Debi, have four children. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, water sports, and learning music. He speaks some Spanish and is accepting new patients.