Edward M. Penick III, MD
Dr. Edward “Ted” Moore Penick, III, was born and raised in Little Rock. After graduating from Little Rock Central High School, Dr. Penick received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Davidson College in North Carolina. He received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas College of Medicine in Little Rock and completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, where he served as Chief Resident.
Dr. Penick is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Arkansas Ophthalmological Society and the Arkansas Medical Society. Dr. Penick has been performing LASIK, PRK, and refractive cataract surgery since 2005. He has performed over 30,000 refractive procedures helping patients achieve their visual goals. Dr. Penick also performs PTK, phototherapeutic keratectomy, which uses the excimer laser to remove superficial corneal scars.
Dr. Penick is married to another Little Rock native, Jill Irwin, and they have three children. Aside from spending quality time with his family, he serves as medical director of a local charity eye clinic, Shepherd’s Hope and currently serves on the board for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Arkansas. His interests include golf, fly fishing, hunting, and coaching his children’s sports teams.