I. PAUL SINGH MD
Dr. I. Paul Singh, Racine & Kenosha counties ONLY Glaucoma Specialist
Dr. I. Paul Singh is THE FIRST Ophthalmologist in the state of Wisconsin and Illinois to implant iStents, a glaucoma drainage device. This is a new approved FDA device that is minimally invasive and is done at the time of cataract surgery. The device helps bring the pressure in the eye down in a very safe and controlled way with much less adverse events than other tubes and shunts we currently do. We are proud our doctors continue to be on the cutting edge of technology We offer patients testing, treatments and surgeries that most other places do not.
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Dr. I. Paul Singh, a Wisconsin native, joined The Eye Centers of Racine and Kenosha, founded in 1981 by his father, Dr. Kanwar A. Singh, in 2004 as the areas only glaucoma specialist. He completed his residency at Cook County Hospital – Division of Ophthalmology, and his internship at Michael Reese Hospital – Department of Medicine, both in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated from Finch University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School in 1999. His undergraduate education was completed at Washington University in St. Louis, with a B.A. in Biology and Psychology. He completed his fellowship in Glaucoma at Duke University in July 2004 before returning back to his hometown.
Throughout his Ophthalmology career, Dr. I. Paul Singh has been involved with clinical research and has published papers in several ophthalmology journals. He has also presented his research at various national meetings and universities. Dr. I. Paul Singh has a passion for advancing education and technology. He enjoys opportunities to find novel treatment options to help patient’s quality of life. Dr. I. Paul Singh has brought a number of new technologies to the Racine and Kenosha areas. He was the first one in Wisconsin to implant the smallest devices in the human body, the iStent, for the treatment of glaucoma. He has also pioneered the use of in-office lasers to remove visually significant floaters. Recently, he was instrumental in bringing laser assisted cataract surgery to the area. He enjoys giving lectures and teaching seminars around the globe to help other doctors adopt these and other newer technologies and techniques.
Although Dr. I. Paul Singh is an ophthalmologist by profession, he is also a musician at heart. He is a founding member of the band, Funkadesi, which mixes Indo-Afro-Caribbean styles of music. The focus of the band is to bridge cultures and educate others on tolerance and understanding through music. The band tours the world spreading the message “one family, many children.” Dr. I. Paul Singh is also an avid tennis player, playing four years in college, and continuing to play on USTA leagues today. He enjoys music and sports with his wife and three children at home. He often remarks, “kids seem to put life in perspective.”