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The Williamson Eye Center regularly makes news headlines worth keeping an eye on! Whether it’s our activities throughout Louisiana or our impacts on the greater ophthalmology industry, you can keep watch on the latest at Williamson Eye Center here!


The Williamson Eye Center Hosts a Free Health Screening Event with Baton Rouge General

On Thursday, February 7th the Williamson Eye Center will be joined by Baton Rouge General’s primary care physicians to provide free, critical health screening services such as eye pressure checks, blood pressure tests, body mass index analysis, and more.

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Video by Dr. Blake Williamson selected in Top 10 Ophthalmic Surgical Videos in the Nation

Dr. Blake Williamson has been recognized in an article by Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today magazine for presenting one of the top ten surgical videos on Eyetube in 2018. Eyetube features quality, narrated ophthalmic surgical videos used to educate the eye care community.

The video, titled iStent Inject with Laser Cataract Surgery and ORA-Guided Toric IOL Implantation is now used to help those in the ophthalmology industry to better serve patients with Glaucoma and Cataracts.

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Dr. Charles Williamson to be the first Ophthalmologist in Louisiana to implant the Visian Toric Implantable Contact Lens!

We are honored to share the news that our very own Dr. Charles Williamson will be the first Ophthalmologist in Louisiana to implant Visian Toric Implantable Contact Lens. This innovative technology provides a solution for patients with moderate to high levels of myopia and astigmatism in one easy procedure following FDA approval of STAAR Surgical’s Visian Toric ICL.

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Drs Blake Williamson, Dr. Matthew Smith, and Dr. Blake Booth Featured in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today to Discuss Incorporating MIGS at Williamson Eye Center

MIGS, or Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, allows our surgeons to perform cataract surgery and treat glaucoma during a single procedure. Williamson Eye’s doctors were recently featured in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today’s editorial spotlight, sharing how they incorporated this new procedure to the ophthalmic community.

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