Dr. John Goosey- Honors2019-03-27T12:17:39-05:00


Dr. John D. Goosey Holds Many Honors and Accomplishments

A synopsis of the accomplishments and accolades of Dr. Goosey are provided below to help you understand why you should choose Houston’s Premier Eye Doctor, Dr. Goosey for your LASIK vision correction procedure.

  • America’s Top Ophthalmologists 2017
  • Best Doctors in America 2013, 2014
  • Super Doctors, Texas Monthly Magazine
    • 2007
    • 2008
    • 2009
    • 2010
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
    • 2015
    • 2016
    • 2017
    • 2018
  • Houston’s H Magazine Best Doctor
  • Houston Awards, Physicians & Surgeons category


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology/ Eye M.D. Association
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • Houston Ophthalmologic Society (HOS)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Texas Medical Association
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Houston Ophthalmological Society
The Phi Beta Kappa Society
Texas Medical Association
  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology in Chicago, IL
  • The European Refractive Society in Lisbon, Portugal
  • The Pan American Ophthalmology Congress in Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • The World Cornea Congress in Washington, DC
  • 2001 The epithelial plugs in radial keratotomy: the origin of incisional keratitis?
  • 1991 Fuch’s endothelial dystrophy: a fresh look at an aging disease.
  • 1994 Conjunctival Autograft in a Subacute Alkaline Corneal Burn.
  • 1991 Epikeratoplasty with nonlyophilized tissue in chikdren with aphakia.
  • 1991 A Comparison of Penetrating Keratoplasty to Epikeratoplasty in the Surgical
  • 1999 Post-PRK stromal repopulation and epithelial regeneration on rabbit cornea – is there a link?
  • 1998 Acute cellular repopulation of stroma following keratocyte loss in PRK.
  • 1998 The epithelial plug in RK incisions – a fertile ground for infection?
  • 1998 Incidence of Graft Rejection Following Lamellar Keratoplasty.
  • 1998 The influence of age on the keratocyte response in the rabbit after PRK.
  • 1998 A morphometric Analysis of the Acute Inflammatory Response in PRK. Investigative Ophthalmology.
  • 1997 A morphometric methodology for studying the post laser exposure inflammatory response.
  • 1997 Keratectomy and Epikeratoplasty for High Myopia Correction in Patients with thin corneas.
  • 1997 Immediate Visual Rehabilitation of Lasik Patients .
  • 1997 Etiology of keratocyte loss and inflammatory response in refractive procedures.
  • 1996 The etiology of acute keratocyte loss following excimer laser procedure on the cornea.
  • 1995 Granular Dystrophy: Histopathology supports lamellar keratoplasty approach.
  • 1994 Quantitative Ocular Microbial Flora of Dry Eyes Patients.
  • 2008 Keratoplasty: Albert and Jakobiec’s Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology.
  • 2004 Keratoplasty: The Cornea.
  • 1999 Keratoplasty In Corneal Surgery, Theory, Technique, & Tissue. 3rd Edition
  • 1997 Keratoplasty In Corneal Surgery of the Cornea and Conjunctiva. Vol. III
  • 1981 – 1985 Principal Investigators for NIH RO Grant: Photo Dynamic Modifications of Lens Crystalline.
  • 1990 Stability of Myopic Epikeratoplasty – Two Year Follow-up.
  • 1990 Epikeratoplasty for Myopia – One Year Follow-up.
  • 1987 Epikeratophakia on Pediatric Traumatized Corneas.
  • 1987 Epikeratophakia following rotational autokeratoplasty in a child.
  • 1987 Epikeratophakia without annular keratectomy.
  • 1986 Transient myopia induced by sulfonamides.
  • 1984 Exacerbation of Fuchs’ Endothelial Dystrophy.
  • 1984 Accidental Heat Destruction of Corneal Graft Tissue.
  • 1984 Radiating Folds in Descemet’s Membrane as a Sign of Impending Corneal Perforation.
  • 1984 The Effect of Age on Corneal and Lens Superoxide Dismutase.
  • 1984 A Lipid Peroxidative Mechanism for Posterior Subcapsular Cataract Formation in the Rabbit: A Possible Model for Cataract Formation in Tapetoretinal Diseases.
  • 1984 Singlet Oxygen as a Possible Factor in Human Senile Nuclear Cataract Development.
  • 1982 Aldose Reductase Inhibition by Antiallergy Drugs., Enzymology of Carbonyl Methabolism: Aldehyde Dehydrogenase and Aldo-keto Reductase.
  • 1981 Stereospecific Inhibition of Aldose Reductase.
  • 1981 Photosensitized Oxidation in the Ocular Lens: Evidence for Photosensitizers Endogenous to the Human Lens.
  • 1981 Aging of Protein Molecules: Lens Crystalline as a Model System.
  • 1981 Effects of Singlet Oxygen on Human Lens Crystalline In Vitro.
  • 1981 Photo dynamic Effects of Rose Bengal or Riboflavin on Carrier- Mediated Transport Systems in Rat Lens.
  • 1980 Crosslinking of Lens Crystalline in a Photo dynamic System: A Process Mediated by Singlet Oxygen.
  • 1994 Accelerated Visual Rehabilitation with Diathermy After Lamellar Keratoplasty for Keratoconus.
  • 1994 Corneal Curvature Changes as a Function of Radial Keratotomy Incision Length on Human Cadaver Eyes.
  • 1993 The Effect of Trephination Diameter on Epikeratoplasty Lenticule Power in Human Cadaver Eyes.
  • 1993 Improvement as a Function of time after Lamellar Keratoplasty for Keratoconus.
  • 1992 Prospective Study of Lamellar Keratoplasty using Cryolathed Tissue.
  • 1991 Clinical Outcomes of Aphakic Epikeratoplasty in Pediatric Populations.
  • 1989 Myopic Epikeratoplasty – 12 Month Evaluation on 80 Procedures.
  • 1989 Stability of Epikeratophakia Over One Year.
  • 1988 Epikeratoplasty Following Over-Corrected Radial Keratotomy.
  • 1988 Experience with Adult Aphakic Epikeratophakia.
  • 1988 Variability and Experience in Myopic Epikeratophakia.
  • 1987 Myopic Epikeratophakia performed With and Without an Annular Keratectomy.
  • 1987 Myopic Epikeratophakia: Experience with Reversibility and Repeatability.
  • 1987 A Clinicopathologic Analysis of 16 Cases of Failed Epikeratophakia Lenticules.
  • 1983 A Lipid Peroxidative Mechanism for Posterior Subcapsular Cataract formation in the Rabbit.
  • 1982 Posterior Subcapsular Cataract, Formation in Rabbits Following Intravitreal Injection of Docosahexenoic Acid.
  • 1981 Further Studies of Photolyzed Bovine Crystallin.
  • 1980 Antiallergy Drugs as Aldose Reductase Inhibitors.
  • 1980 Peroxidative Effects on the Choline Uptake by the Lens.
  • 1980 Aggregation of Bovine Crystalline Induced by a Riboflavin Mediated Photoreaction System.