James Grisolano, M.D.

James M. Grisolano, M.D.

Specialties: Retino-Vitreous Laser Surgery, General Ophthalmology, Research

Locations: Cookeville Office

Dr. Grisolano is a board certified ophthalmologist for Eye Centers of Tennessee with over 20 years experience. Dr. Grisolano received his medical degree from the University of Illinois. He received additional training at the University of Illinois by completing a retino-vitreous surgery fellowship. He is a board certified ophthalmologist and works with Eye Centers of Tennessee. He also has a strong background in electrical engineering and enjoys inventing and creating devices for patent approval.

Honors/Personal Accomplishments

  • U.S. Patent: Lens System for Variable Refraction (spectacles, Contact lens, intraocular lens). Final draft with all claims allowed by U.S. Patent Office (approximately 33 claims), Patent #4, 477,158 dated 10/16/1984
  • U.S. Patent: Controlled Depth Penetrant Apparatus and Method (for surgery and other uses). U.S. Patent #4, 674,503 dated 7/6/1987.
  • U.S. Patent Pending: Device and System for Performing Radial Keratotomy using an Automatic Transducer Assembly.


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