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Caroline W. Wilson, MD


Wolfe Eye Clinic (319) 362-8032


Caroline W. Wilson, M.D. is a board-certified and fellowship-trained cornea, cataract and LASIK surgeon. Dr. Wilson specializes in the treatment of ocular diseases and disorders, while working with patients to discuss surgical options for corneal conditions, cataract surgery and refractive surgery options, including LASIK laser vision correction. Dr. Wilson will also offer medical management and the treatment of glaucoma for her patients in eastern Iowa. Dr. Wilson joined Wolfe Eye Clinic in 2022 and sees patients at our Hiawatha (Cedar Rapids) and Iowa City office locations.

Dr. Wilson graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She went on to pursue her medical degree at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, Alabama, followed by an internship with the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Department of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Wilson also completed her Residency in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa. She was honored to receive the ‘Resident Excellence Award’ given by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation to the resident exhibiting exemplary performance through research, patient care, leadership and education. Dr. Wilson finished her training by completing a fellowship in Cataract, Cornea, Glaucoma and Refractive Surgery at Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Dr. Wilson is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and Women in Ophthalmology. She has volunteered her time to work with the Operation Sight program through the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Foundation, a program that serves uninsured Americans who cannot afford or access the eye care they need.

Beyond patient care Dr. Wilson enjoys cooking, hiking, art and traveling. Dr. Wilson grew up in Mobile, Alabama but grew to love Iowa during her training. She was excited for the opportunity to practice in Iowa and provide her services to all Iowans. 

Medical Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Women in Ophthalmology