Information About Vision Services

Baton Rouge Eye Physicians specializes in general and medical ophthalmology for patients of all ages. Our extensive list of services includes the diagnosis and treatment of common eye conditions, glaucoma, cataracts, cornea disorders, and retinal diseases. We also offer LASIK vision correction, cataract surgery with premium intraocular lenses, and select oculoplastic procedures to improve your eye health. Explore our many treatment options and learn how we provide complete eye care for the family. Our team is proud to work with men and women in Baton Rouge, East Feliciana Parish (St. Francisville), and West Baton Rouge Parish (Port Allen and Brusly).

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Eye exams are routine health assessments that are performed to evaluate the clarity of your vision, eye structures, and overall ocular health.

Diabetic eye exams are specialized assessments that include a number of tests to identify ocular conditions that can arise with type 1 or 2 diabetes.

Amblyopia (lazy eye) is when one or both eyes have impaired vision and the brain relies on the stronger eye to see, ignoring the weaker eye.

Astigmatism occurs when the lens or cornea of the eye is curved in an unusual way, resulting in blurry eyesight, chronic squinting, and headaches.

Myopia or nearsightedness is a common refractive error that causes distant objects to appear blurry or distorted and close ones to appear clearly.

Hyperopia or farsightedness is a prevalent visual impairment that causes nearby objects to appear blurry but distant ones to be perfectly clear.

Presbyopia is a common vision problem that occurs gradually with advanced age for men and women, resulting in reduced eyesight and sharpness.

Common eye infections describe a number of different disorders that can impact the eye due to bacteria, virus, or fungus, resulting in irritation.

Common eye allergies describe the wide variety of conditions that can irritate the eyes, resulting in symptoms, such as redness and itching.

Dry eye syndrome is a disorder that causes the eye to feel itchy or like something is stuck inside the eye due to a lack of proper tear production.

Glaucoma is a group of disorders that damage the optic nerve due to abnormal pressure buildup inside the eye, leading to vision loss and/or blindness.

Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, or MIGS, is a collective term used to describe the different surgical procedures that are used to treat glaucoma.

Laser glaucoma surgery is a collective term used to describe the different laser procedures that are performed to effectively treat glaucoma.

Toric and multifocal lenses are artificial devices that are surgically implanted inside the eye to replace the natural lens after it has been damaged.

Cataracts are a progressive disorder that causes clouding of the eye's lens, resulting in foggy vision and long-term damage to the eye if untreated.

Laser cataract surgery is a procedure that is used to safely and effectively remove a cloudy or damaged lens from the eye to attain clearer vision.

Traditional laser cataract surgery utilizes a specialized tool and small blade to break up cataracts and insert a new artificial lens within the eye.

Cornea diseases and disorders are conditions that affect the eyes' outermost front layer known as the cornea, which is responsible for bending light.

Gas permeable contact lenses are hard, durable contacts that are made of specialized material that enables greater oxygen transmission to the eyes.

Diabetic retinopathy is a condition that develops as a result of complications from diabetes, ultimately affecting vision and the health of the eyes.

Macular degeneration is an age-related eye disease that affects the central portion of the retina called the macula, resulting in vision loss.

Flashes and floaters are different shapes and shadows that we see within our field of view when clusters of vitreous gel form inside the eye.

Refractive surgery describes the collection of procedures that use laser technology to improve visual acuity for patients with refractive errors.

LASIK is a procedure that has been used for many years to augment the cornea to improve vision issues, such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.

PRK was the first laser refractive correction surgery invented and is still used today to augment the cornea to help patients achieve 20/20 vision.

Refractive lens exchange or RLE is a corrective vision surgery that uses advanced technology to remove the lens of the eye to replace it with an IOL.

Eyeglasses and contacts are primary forms of treatment for eye disorders, such as farsightedness, nearsightedness, presbyopia, and astigmatism.

Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery is a procedure that is designed to remove sagging or bulging tissue around the eye to create a more seamless contour.

BOTOX is a neurotoxic protein that is commonly used to temporarily stop specific muscle movement to diminish the appearance of wrinkles and more.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.