Retina and Uveitis:
The majority of UofL Physicians-Eye Specialists retina doctors have been repeatedly selected as Best Doctors in America and specialize in diseases affecting the retina, offering ophthalmology services including diagnosis and treatment for conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, uveitis and retinitis pigmentosa, as well as many other complicated conditions.
Vision loss from diabetes is preventable and treatable; if you have diabetes, it is important to see a trained retina specialist to receive the most appropriate care.
Age-related macular degeneration:
UofL Physicians-Eye Specialists was the first in the Louisville region to perform genomic testing to diagnose and manage patients with macular degeneration.
We were the first in the United States to investigate retinal transplantation as a potential treatment for retinitis pigmentosa. Our patients benefit from our doctors advanced knowledge of these conditions and access, when appropriate, to new treatments through clinical trials.
Our doctors are experienced in use of the most modern medications to treat intraocular inflammation, and pioneered vitreous surgery as a treatment option in the most stubborn cases.
Glaucoma and Cataract:
Our glaucoma doctors offer the most comprehensive and leading-edge ophthalmology services for our glaucoma patients, carefully monitoring pressure in the eyes, managing it with medicines when possible and performing surgery when necessary to relieve the pressure.
Our cataract experts offer the latest surgical treatments for cataracts, including lens implantation; if surgery can be delayed with the use of vision aids, that option is explored as well.
LASIK Vision Correction:
Our refractive surgeon is a cornea specialist; he completed advanced training in corneal diseases at the world-renowned University of Rochester. We offer competitively-priced LASIK vision correction services in Louisville and many discounts and payment plans are available.
Cornea and External Disease:
Our cornea and external disease specialist offers the newest treatments for diseases and conditions affecting the cornea and vision.
Oculofacial Plastic Surgery:
brow and forehead lifts
Low Vision Rehabilitation Center:
Our Low Vision Rehabilitation Center in Louisville offers optometric specialists and occupational therapists that are trained to help patients with low vision determine the extent of their useful vision and how to best manage it through lifestyle adjustments and the use of various tools and therapies.
Our pediatric ophthalmologist serves children in Kentucky and Southern Indiana with refractive errors, tear duct obstruction, strabismus (eye misalignment), amblyopia (lazy eye), diplopia (double vision), cataracts, glaucoma and other eye disorders, and performs school and annual eye exams.
Our eye care specialists, including ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians, are nationally renowned experts in their fields. Many of our eye doctors in Louisville have been repeatedly chosen as Best Doctors in America, an honor bestowed by their national peers, recognizing them as being among the top 3 to 5 percent of physicians in their area.
UofL Physicians-Eye Specialists offers comprehensive eye care to patients in the Louisville and Southern Indiana area, and patients come from all over Kentucky and neighboring states such as Tennessee and Ohio for specialized eye care. We host the largest multispecialty team of Ophthalmologists in Louisville, treating a broad range of eye disorders, from common eye problems such as lazy eye, cataracts, glaucoma and low vision, to the most complicated eye diseases, offering medical and surgical treatment for eye conditions including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, uveitis, retinal detachment, hereditary retinal disease, ophthalmic Graves disease, eye disease requiring corneal transplantation and retinopathy of prematurity. We also offer LASIK vision correction and many cosmetic eye treatments including eyelid and brow lifts, and Botox therapy.