SLUCare ophthalmologists are committed to total eye care for children and adults. We offer routine services, such as regular eye exams, eyeglass prescriptions and contact lens fittings for all needs: basic lenses, toric lenses, bifocal lenses and therapeutic lenses for prosthetic purposes. In addition, our doctors offer a complete range of specialty surgical procedures and vision support.
Cataract surgery is the most common medical procedure performed on people over 65 years of age. SLUCare eye specialists use state-of-the-art techniques to provide you with rapid restoration of clear vision in a comfortable outpatient procedure.
SLUCare ophthalmologists have pioneered the development of treatments for vision-threatening diseases. These innovative techniques have led to improved successes in corneal transplantation surgery.
As the regional eye trauma center for St. Louis and the surrounding 150-mile radius, SLUCare is part of the National Eye Trauma System. We specialize in the latest diagnostic and treatment techniques available to treat eye injuries.
Early detection and treatment of glaucoma can minimize or stop vision loss. SLUCare ophthalmologists have the latest technology to detect, track and treat glaucoma. Our faculty is specially trained and have expertise in treating severe or uncontrolled glaucoma.
SLUCare neuro-ophthalmologists serve people with optic nerve disease, double vision, eye movement disorders and peripheral vision disorders. Our neuro-ophthalmologists have a special interest in neurologic and neurosurgical diseases affecting vision.
SLUCare performs eyelid, orbital and lacrimal procedures as part of our offerings in the area of reconstructive and state-of-the-art cosmetic surgery on the eye. We place an emphasis on collaboration with related surgical specialties during complex reconstructive procedures.
SLUCare ophthalmologists treat retinal and vitreous disorders using state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical techniques. We offer diagnosis and treatment of macular degeneration in all its forms: wet, dry, age-related and non-age related. Treatments range from dietary changes and vitamin supplements to injections that may slow progression of the disease.
Our retina specialists also treat diabetic retinopathy, a common cause of blindness in the U.S. We work with primary care physicians to coordinate a preventive care plan and regular screenings for patients with diabetes. We also offer the latest treatments, including injections, that can help preserve patients' sight.
To schedule an appointment with a SLUCare ophthalmologist, call 314-977-4440.