Kiper C. Nelson, MD


  • Cataract and lens implant surgery
  • Vision correction procedures
  • Medical and surgical glaucoma treatment
  • General ophthalmology

Dr. Nelson earned a degree in engineering prior to attending the University of Mississippi Medical Center. After completing a residency in ophthalmology at Wake Forest Eye Center in Winston-Salem, NC, he completed his fellowship training in cataract and lens implant surgery under Dr. Lynn McMahan.

Dr. Nelson is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is on the President’s Council of the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society and serves as a board member for the Society for Excellence in Eyecare.

In 2006, he established the first stand-alone LASIK center in the Pine Belt and now offers one-visit, blade-free LASIK. He was also the first in Mississippi to perform the blade-free cataract procedure.