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Joseph & Swan Eye Center Joseph & Swan Eye Center

Visit us at our new location @ 214 South City Parkway, Suite 101
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Comprehensive eyecare for Southern Louisiana.

Joseph & Swan Eye Center doctors are dedicated to providing all patients with complete and total eye care. Whether you are in need of a complete yearly checkup, disease management (cataract or glaucoma), laser vision correction, emergency service or eye surgery our doctors are available for all of your eye care needs. Please see our list of eye care services below and call our office, so that we can help you schedule an appointment with one of the doctors today.

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LASIK Surgery

Laser corrective eye surgery helps you achieve 20/20 vision or better. PRK, LASIK, FS200 Femtosecond Laser, CONTOURA® Vision are the best products on the market. Our experts will help guide you to the best options for your needs.

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Cataract

Cataract surgery is a safe and effective way to restore vision. Joseph & Swan are experts in the advanced technolgy behind cataract surgeries, helping their patients see clearly.

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Eye Exams

Annual eye examinations are recommended to monitor the changes that may occur in the eye and surrounding structures, and to monitor the overall health of the eye.

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Utilizing advanced technologies.

Joseph & Swan is a multi-specialty group of board-certified ophthalmologists, cornea specialists, optometrists, opticians, and professional staff dedicated to quality eye care. Our advanced education and repeated exposure to various eye problems have given our team the experience needed to provide comprehensive eye care.

Laser corrective eye surgery helps you achieve 20/20 vision or better. Our experts will help guide you to the best options for your needs to correct mild to moderate nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism. Joseph & Swan offer several of the best products on the marketing including PRK, LASIK, FS200 Femtosecond Laser, and CONTOURA® Vision.

Preparing for cataract surgery requires multiple incisions on the covering of the eyeball and inside the eye around the lens. Traditionally, these cuts were made by hand, with hand-held tools. The CATALYS® is beneficial because its laser can make these incisions with more accuracy and precision than by hand.

The CATALYS® is equipped with a guidance system that maps the eye structure in three dimensions and establishes safe-zone parameters. Since every eyeball is uniquely shaped and configured, being able to plan and customize these incisions makes for a more predictable result and outcome.

The Joseph & Swan Eye Center can provide you with a gentle, accurate and customized treatment for Cataract removal using the Catalys Precision Laser System. Laser assisted Cataract Surgery is for patients who want to utilize the most up to date technology available and would like to minimize the need for glasses or contact lenses afterward. The Catalys Laser technology uses a customized 3-D surgical platform which allows your surgeon to visualize, create and perform a tailored treatment plan that is uniquely customized for your eye. This type of surgery adds a greater amount of precision and improved visual outcome to the procedure.

In addition to the laser we also offer premium lenses to be used in conjunction with the Catalys Laser. These will lessen your dependence on glasses and contacts after surgery. One option is the Toric Lens. This lens is used to correct corneal astigmatism (a focusing error in the eye where near and far objects appear blurry) and to improve distance vision in adult patients. Another option is the Symfony or Symfony Toric Lens. The Symfony Lens is designed to give an extended range of vision, meaning Distance, intermediate and near. The Symfony Toric Lens not only gives an extended range of vision but corrects astigmatism at the same time.

A cornea transplant replaces diseased or scarred corneal tissue with healthy tissue from an organ donor.

There are two main types of cornea transplants: traditional, full thickness cornea transplant (also known as penetrating keratoplasty, or PK) and back layer cornea transplant (also known as endothelial keratoplasty, or EK).

A graft replaces central corneal tissue, damaged due to disease or eye injury, with healthy corneal tissue donated from a local eye bank. An unhealthy cornea affects your vision by scattering or distorting light and causing glare and blurred vision. A cornea transplant may be necessary to restore your functional vision.

Corneal eye disease is the fourth most common cause of blindness (after cataracts, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration) and affects more than 10 million people worldwide.

Problems after cataract surgery are very rare, but can occur. Sometimes the tissue that encloses the artificial lens can become cloudy and blur the vision. YAG laser is performed by making a tiny hole in the iris to relieve increased pressure within the eye from acute angle-closure glaucoma.

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