Comprehensive Eye Care
We provide comprehensive eye care to patients of all ages. Our doctors are fully trained and experienced to diagnose, treat and prevent conditions from myopia and hyperopia to glaucoma, cataracts and everything in between.
We strive to provide our patients with safe, minimally invasive treatments to effectively relieve symptoms and preserve vision and overall eye health. As a comprehensive ophthalmology practice, our services include not only laser vision correction and small-incision cataract surgery but also treatments for a range of conditions such as glaucoma, the diabetic eye, dry eye and macular degeneration.
Regular Eye Exams
Regular eye exams are an invaluable tool in maintaining your eyes' health by detecting and preventing disease. Some diseases develop slowly without causing pain or vision loss. Early detection of any problems can reduce the risk of further harm and allow for a choice of treatment options. We regularly screen for diseases such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, which can develop without any noticeable symptoms.
Patients should see their doctor for a comprehensive eye exam every one to three years, depending on their age, risk of disease and overall physical condition. Children should have regular tests to ensure the proper development of their vision and prevent any interference with their academic achievements. Older adults are often at a higher risk for eye conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration and cataracts. Even if your eyes are healthy, you should still have a regular eye exam to detect any problems as soon as possible and begin necessary treatment.
Common Eye Conditions
Within our comprehensive practice, we treat vision conditions such as myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism through visual aids and surgical procedures if desired, as well as conditions affecting the cornea, iris, lens, vitreous, retina, eyelid and surrounding areas. Some of the most common eye conditions include:
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Macular Degeneration and Dystrophies
- Dry Eyes
- Flashing Lights and Floaters
- Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
- Ocular Trauma
Certain advanced eye conditions may require surgery in order to restore or maintain vision and prevent serious complications. Surgery for cataracts, glaucoma, corneal disease and other serious conditions are an effective means of correcting these diseases and returning the eyes to a more optimal state of health.
Our doctors perform surgery only when needed to reduce the invasiveness of treatment and any associated trauma or downtime, and after less invasive treatment such as medications, eye drops and laser procedures have failed. We also perform laser vision correction procedures to improve vision and eliminate or reduce the dependence on contact lenses and glasses.
To learn more about the comprehensive eye care services provided at our practice, please call us today to schedule an appointment.
In addition to the comprehensive ophthalmology services provided at Bossier Eye Institute, our practice also features an optical shop with a wide array of eyeglasses to suit every style and budget. We offer patients frames from many elite designers, as well as stylish yet affordable alternatives. We also carry a full line of frames for children and teens.
Our convenient onsite location also eliminates the hassle of having to take your prescription to another location in order to fill your vision correction needs. Your eyewear is typically ready for you to pick up in just a few days. In addition to eyeglasses and contact lenses, we also provide sunglasses and other forms of safety and athletic eyewear.
When visiting our optical shop, patients will be seen by our board certified optician, who will help you decide which type of glasses are best for you. Once you make your decision, the optician will fit you for your chosen frames to ensure that you receive the best possible results from your vision correction from a practice you trust.
To learn more about our optical shop, call us today at 318-746-2020 or stop in to see the wide array of products we currently offer.
To learn more about our Comprehensive Eye Care Services, please contact us at (318) 746-2020 today to schedule an appointment.