Eye health is an extremely important part of everyday life, but with the ongoing pandemic, it has become all too easy to overlook small health checks and appointments. Here are some of the city’s best ophthalmologists in one place, to make booking your check-ups and looking after your eyes that little bit simpler.
The following clinics are all within the Louisville area, and offer a range of procedures and treatments, in the latest eye care technology.
Established in 1984, this surgery offers a huge range of optical treatments, including corneal transplants, laser eye surgery, lenses, glasses, eye exams and Panoptix lenses. The practitioners have combined eye surgery experience of 80 years, putting you in incredibly safe hands. They are also at the forefront of new technology, with various clinical trials underway in the city.
Bennett and Bloom Eye Centers
With multiple locations in Louisville and over 30 years of experience under their belts, Bennett and Bloom pride themselves on their deeply personal and tailored approach to treatment. They also run a One for One scheme, where for every surgery they perform, the practice pays for a Vision Restoration surgery anywhere overseas.
Haider Eye Care
Dr. Haider is a Cornea Specialist and is also the President and Chairman of World Sight, an organization that aims to provide medical training and financial support to doctors and patients respectively, in hard to reach areas of the world. His clinics in Kentucky offer treatments for a wide range of optical problems, including cataracts, dry eyes and corneal transplants.
Bluegrass Surgery and Laser Center
Founded in 2000, this center features a state-of-the-art surgery area to provide patients with the latest treatments. This is an Ambulatory Surgery Center, where procedures that do not require hospital admission are performed. This can greatly reduce the emotional and financial impact of the surgery, and also shorten the admission time. An assessment is carried out to ensure the right environment for your procedure. If the center is right for you, their highly trained staff will guide you through and also provide support and preparation for at-home recovery.
Kumar Eye Institute
Kumar Eye Institute is a family-owned clinic with multiple locations in Louisville. Opening in 1976, the Institute prides itself on making eye care accessible for everyone. Their staff are constantly receiving up-to-date training, speak a variety of languages from Russian to Vietnamese, and a free LASIK consultation is also available. Both adult and pediatric consultations are on offer, as well as same-day emergency appointments.
Cassol Eye Care
Dr. Cassol has over 15 years of experience, having performed more than 20,000 eye surgeries. His practice focuses on individual, personal treatment, with short waiting times and schedule to provide patients with the highest level of care, whilst having a minimal impact on their lives. Cassol Eye Care offers a wide range of optical surgeries, including cataracts and refractive surgery, as well as eyelid surgery to remove and repair vision problems caused by excess skin.