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Dr Newton Announces Retirement

Catherine Newton, MD has announced her retirement from the private practice of ophthalmology. Dr Newton earned her undergraduate degree in Mathematics and holds Master of Teaching in Anatomy, as well as a Medical Degree. Dr Newton competed her residency in Ophthalmology at University of Wisconsin – Madison and holds dual Fellowships, from Duke in Ophthalmic …

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Dr Parker to leave The Eye Care Institute

We wish to inform our patients and friends that Dr Carol Parker will be leaving The Eye Care Institute, effective June 11, 2019. During Dr. Parker’s 18 year career here, she has provided thousands of patients with outstanding eye care. She has a legacy of fitting so many people in their first pair of contact …

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Teachers: This Summer Read The Book On LASIK and Get A $1,000 Discount

That’s right, for all educators, we are offering a summertime LASIK special! Schedule your LASIK laser vision correction before August 31st, 2019 and receive $1,000 off LASIK. While you are at it, request your own complimentary copy of One Eye or Two? Insider Secrets To Help You Choose The Right LASIK Surgeon written by our own Dr John C …

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Routine Vision Insurance and Medical Insurance – An Explanation

Many of our patients have both medical insurance and routine vision insurance. Understanding these two very different types of insurance can be beneficial. Regardless of the insurance, your insurance carrier requires us to see you for the condition for which you scheduled the exam. We will always provide the most appropriate care if you come …

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Study Shows CBD Oil Increases Leading Indicator of Glaucoma While THC Decreases It

Researchers tested CBD which showed that a leading measure of glaucoma increased by 18%. Download full research paper Glaucoma is a complex condition which is often, but not always, accompanied by elevated eye pressure. Frequently, increased eye pressure is associated with glaucoma while lower eye pressure is not. For this trial, researchers use rats (a …

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Coming Soon: Patient Registration Kiosks

You have seen them elsewhere, and now you will see these kiosks at The Eye Care Institute, too.

These kiosks benefit you and us. Specifically, by displaying the information we have on file for your name, address, phone, email and health insurance or vision insurance, we know you are more likely to recognize when updates need to be made. Better information leads to a reduction in extra work for you, and faster insurance claims processing for us. Also, these kiosks provide insurance benefit verification in moments, and will allow you and us to know your most up-to-date insurance benefits information.

Louisville Business First chooses Dr. Meyer as One of Twenty People to Know in Health Care

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Louisville Business First) – Dr. John Meyer, ophthalmologist, medical director and owner, The Eye Care Institute Years in current job: 22 Years in health care: 31, including 5 as a Navy flight surgeon with Marine Aircraft Group 26 What’s the biggest misconception about health care in our country? That every other country has a better system. We …

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What does 20\20 Mean?

20/20 vision is a term used to express normal visual acuity, which is the clarity or how sharp your vision is, measured at a distance of 20 feet. The size of the letters on the standard eye chart is based on work done by the Dutch ophthalmologist, Herman Snellen, in the 1860’s. As a general …

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Louisville, KY 40206

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