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The LSU Eye Center offers world-renowned eye care to people locally and from around world.

Caring for patient eye disease is a primary mission of the LSU Eye Center, and an integral part of the research and medical education programs.   There are more than 25,000 patient visits to the LSU Eye Center's state-of-the-art facilities each year.   Diagnostic procedures and treatments developed at LSU have given vision and hope to our own patients and to thousands of others throughout the world.

Located at 3700 St. Charles Avenue, the clinic is open weekdays from 8am-5pm. A physician referral is not necessary.

Clinical services provide every aspect of medical and surgical eye care. Optometric, low vision, contact lens, and optical shop services are also available.

The LSU Eye Center of Excellence provides care in the following areas of ophthalmic sub-specialties, diagnostic procedures and ancillary care:

  • Cataracts, Corneal & External Diseases
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma
  • Intraocular Tumors
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Immunology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic photography
  • Ophthalmic Plastic, Lacrimal, and Orbital Diseases
  • Orbital Oncology
  • Retinal and Macular Diseases and Disorders
  • Surgery
    • Cornea
    • Cataract
    • Plastic
    • Vitreoretinal
    • Orbit and Tear Duct
    • External Ocular

The following are some common disorders treated at the LSU Eye Center:

  • Amblyopia
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharospasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Floaters and Flashes
  • Farsightedness
  • Cataracts
  • Infectious Eye Disease
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Corneal Abrasions
  • Low Vision Disorders
  • Corneal Dystrophies
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Detached Retina
  • Nearsightedness
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Ocular Herpes
  • Dry Eye
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Strabismus