Clark Springs, MD

Cornea & External Disease Specialist

Clark Springs, MD is a board-certified ophthalmic surgeon specializing in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. Dr. Springs completed his residency in ophthalmology at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he was elected Chief Resident. He then completed a fellowship in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery at Duke University. Following training, he was recruited back to Indiana University and spent thirteen years as a full-time academic ophthalmologist where he became the director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery. In that role, he served as a community resource for routine and complex cases and taught physicians-in-training to do surgery. He also was also one of two surgeons at a high-volume LASIK center and has performed thousands of refractive procedures.

Dr. Springs performs corneal transplants (full and partial thickness), bladeless LASIK, cataract surgery and premium lens implants. Dr. Springs has participated in many clinical trials and because of this, he is often able to offer his patients technology that is not yet widely available in most clinics in the United States. Dr. Springs has served in leadership positions in the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology and is a member of the Society for Excellence in Eyecare. He has authored book chapters and journal articles in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery and has been a frequent invited lecturer at national and international meetings.

Dr. Springs has had LASIK himself and knows firsthand how transformational laser vision correction can be.


“It is a privilege to offer the most advanced technology and I looks forward to helping you achieve your visual goals.”


Dr. Springs is originally from South Carolina and the pull of the coast, and the growing Wilmington community drew him and his family back to the Carolinas. He enjoys running, biking and golf.


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Cornea Society
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • Society for Excellence in Eyecare


Preventive Eye Care

Regular eye exams can make a huge difference in the detection and treatment of vision problems.