Dr. Holcomb is a board certified ophthalmic surgeon. He obtained his B.A. at the University of Mississippi, graduating summa cum laude. He then completed his medical school training at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama, gaining membership in the AOA medical honor society and graduating cum laude. After a one year medical internship at Carraway Methodist Medical Center, he completed a three year ophthalmic residency at the Eye Foundation Hospital in Birmingham, where he served as Chief Resident. He was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1991, the same year in which he began performing refractive surgery. He established a cataract and refractive surgery practice in Cullman in 1994 and opened Holcomb Laser Center in 1999.
Dr. Holcomb takes great care to deliver the best possible results for his patients.
After beginning RK in 1991, Dr. Holcomb moved on to PRK with the excimer laser at Carraway in 1997, then at the Eye Foundation Hospital in 1998. He underwent extensive LASIK training at Emory Vision Center in Atlanta, Georgia, performing his first LASIK cases there in 1999. During his career he has performed thousands of refractive procedures.
Dr. Holcomb is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). He currently serves on the Board of the Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology (ALOA). He has lectured at the annual AAO meetings, and recently served two years as Chief of Staff at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He and his wife Barbara have three children: William, Mandy, and Bobby.