Eye Care Update

As spring turns to summer and South Louisiana becomes abuzz with activity, isn’t it time to make certain that you see everything? Seeing it all isn’t just about taking in the festivals and fun, it’s also about being proactive in the health of your eyes. According to the Foundation of the American Academy of Opthamology, many of the leading causes of blindness are preventable and having routine eye exams is the best way to preserve eyesight. New Orleans offers many qualified and competent providers of eyecare so that you can always keep your comprehensive health in perspective.

Under the guidance of their doctors’ leadership, Eyecare Associates is one of the fastest growing ocular practices in the country. Once again, their surgeons were named one of the Laser Vision Top 100 Surgeons in the United States. This achievement was bestowed upon them for their excellence in Refractive Surgery. Each of Eyecare Associates’ surgeons reached one of the highest individual case volumes in the country. Their vast experience combined with their knowledgeable insight allowed Eyecare Associates to also be named one of the Top Laser Vision Practices in the United States. Eyecare Associates says that there are several factors that are key elements to their growth, and first and foremost, are the doctors and highly skilled staff who demonstrate a strong commitment to their patients. They are also dedicated to providing their patients with the most advanced technologies, diagnostic tools and proven procedures available in the U.S. Eyecare Associates is located at 4324 Veterans Memorial Boulevard in Metairie. For more information call (504) 455-9825 or visit www.eyecareneworleans.com.

At Gulf South Eye Associates, patient care and customer satisfaction is paramount to their mission of delivering the highest level of ophthalmic care. Dr. Sibley and Dr. Fitzmorris, board certified ophthalmologists with over 60 years of experience combined, take great pride in addressing each patient’s visual needs by being current with all the latest advancements in technology and procedures and they are supported by an accommodating and knowledgeable staff that shares their vision. Each member of the highly qualified staff is either certified or eligible for certification as an ophthalmic technician.

Gulf South Eyes Associates will also soon welcome Dr. Boyle, an ophthalmic glaucoma specialist to the group.  A native to the New Orleans area, Dr. Boyle will join Gulf South Eye Associates this July but general ophthalmic and glaucoma appointments are being taken for Dr. Boyle now. Dr. Boyle’s sub-specialty knowledge will further enhance Gulf South Eye Associates services to patients and the population of the Greater New Orleans area. Gulf South Eye Associates is located at 4224 Houma Blvd, Suite 100 in Metairie. For more information call (504) 454-1000 or visit www.gulfsoutheye.com.

With eight locations in the metro area, St. Charles Vision is the only eyecare provider that offers Optricks, which allows a well-trained optician to match facial features and frames together to complement and accentuate your best facial features. At St. Charles Vision, doctors don’t believe in cutting corners with eye care services or opthalmic products. Doctors perform comprehensive eye examinations with the aid of the latest technology, including the OPTOS Machine, a device that helps prevent Glaucoma and retina problems, and the GDX, a nerve analyzer that can spot potential signs of glaucoma 5 to 7 years before other detectors.  

All of the doctors of optometry are therapeutic, board-certified and on the cutting edge, with a rigorous, mandatory, continuing medical education program. Staff is available to treat ocular emergencies 24 hours a day. The doctors treat eye disease and prescribe medications. St. Charles Vision and St. Charles Vision Outlet carry the largest selection of exclusive designer eyewear in the metro area where you’ll find beautiful, stylish frames. St. Charles Vision prides itself on catering to individual eye care and personal aesthetic needs of its patients. For a location near you, visit www.stcharlesvision.com.

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