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The LSU Eye Center of Excellence is conviently located Uptown at the LSU Healthcare Network. Patients may make their own appointments for consultation, or be referred by other physicians, and we accept most insurance carriers.

Hours: 8a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Phone: (504) 412-1200



Uptown- St. Charles Ave Location
Maria Bernal, MD
Christine Connolly, MD
Lisa Dang, MD
Maria Reinoso, MD
Jayne Weiss, MD
Michael Worley, MD


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

 

  • Cataracts
  • Corneal & External Diseases
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Dry Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Ocular Immunology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Refractive Surgery including LASIK and PRK
  • Retinal and Macular Diseases and Disorders
  • Uveitis
  • Surgery including:
    • Cornea including DSAEK and corneal transplantation
    • Cataract surgery including toric and multifocal premium intraocular lenses
    • Glaucoma surgery and lasers
    • Vitreoretinal surgery and lasers

 

We provide treatment of a wide range of eye disorders including but not limited to the following:

  • Blurry vision
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Eye Trauma
  • Floaters and Flashes
  • Infectious Eye Disease including Herpes
  • Keratoconus
  • Nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and loss of reading vision (presbyopia)
  • Retinal Degenerations including Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Retinal Tears and Detachment

About Our Department

The LSU Eye Center at LSU Healthcare Network offers world-class eye care for patients locally, nationally and internationally. More than 30,000 patients obtain state of the art ophthalmology services at LSU Eye Center facilities each year. Diagnostic procedures and treatment developed at LSU Eye Center have given vision and hope to both our own patients as well as thousands of others throughout the world.

Our clinic provides every aspect of state-of the-art ophthalmic care. Some of our diagnostic equipment, such as our confocal microscope used for advanced diagnosis of dry eye and corneal abnormalities, is not available for patients anywhere else in Louisiana. Our wide range of clinical services covers all areas of ophthalmic diagnostic services, medical and surgical eye care. Our nationally regarded ophthalmologists have been included in Best Doctors and New Orleans Best Doctor Issue.


Macular Degeneration with Dr. Maria Reinoso LSU Health-HD from LSU Healthcare Network on Vimeo.


 

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