Mackenzie M. Sward, M.D.is an experienced and highly skilled ophthalmologist whose expertise lies in providing comprehensive care for cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, eyelid disorders, and glaucoma. Dr. Sward is a partner at Milwaukee Eye Care, a trusted eye care practice serving patients from Milwaukee and beyond.
Dr. Sward is a Minnesota native and graduated with honors from Concordia College in Moorhead, where she earned her undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Math and did extensive medical mission work in Tanzania, Africa. Subsequently, she attended medical school at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis where she was a proud member of The Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. At the same time, Dr. Sward served as president of the Student Sight Savers Association, organized multiple free community eye screenings, and conducted research on macular degeneration at the Mayo Clinic and genetic eye diseases at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Sward then completed her medical internship at Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee before finishing her Ophthalmology Residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois, where she served as Chief Resident.
In addition to excellent training in cataract surgery she has also treated hundreds of patients with macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease using retina and vitreous therapies. Dr. Sward is particularly interested in treatments for macular degeneration, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, medical and cosmetic eyelid surgery, and laser surgery for glaucoma and diabetic eye disease.
Dr. Sward is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology.
When she isn’t treating patients, Dr. Sward and her family enjoy the outdoors and exploring the world around them by hiking, camping, rock climbing, running, and traveling.
With her expertise in treating many eye conditions, combined with her strong background in research and patient care, Dr. Mackenzie M. Sward is ready to help you achieve your clearest vision.