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Best Optometrists
in New Orleans

Why These Optometrists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored New Orleans Optometrists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Caplan Eye Clinic

Caplan Eye Clinic is a full-service clinic that has been serving the New Orleans area since 1938. The practice treats a number of eye conditions, gives laser cataract surgery, performs LASIK surgery, and provides eye exams for its patients. The clinic also performs cosmetic procedures including Botox, Latisse eyelash treatment, and Obagi skin care. The practice carries eyeglass and sunglass brands such as Nautica, Lipstick Eyewear, Dolce & Gabbana, and Guess Eyewear.

Metairie, LA 70002


Ernest A. Wilbur, OD FAAO Family Vision Clinic

Ernest A. Wilbur, OD FAAO Family Vision Clinic gives comprehensive eye exams, contact lens care, LASIK eye surgery, and hard-to-fit patient care. The clinic carries reading glasses, designer frames, ultrathin lenses, and Varilux products. The practice is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the American Optometric Association and the Optometric Association of Louisiana. Patients attest to the clinic's thorough evaluations.

New Orleans, LA 70114


EyeCare 20/20

EyeCare 20/20 uses the latest technology and procedures to help its patients achieve better eye care. The clinic, based in New Orleans, performs retinal surgery, laser cataract surgery, and laser vision correction, as well as routine eye exams. The practice is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Optometric Association, and was an OpenCare Patients' Choice Winner in 2016.

Eyecare Associates

Eyecare Associates is an eye clinic based in Metairie that provides eye exams, diabetic services, contact lens care, glaucoma services, retina services, and eye surgery. The practice's dispensary The Looking Glass staffs American Board of Opticianry Certified Opticians and stocks progressive lenses, transition lenses, lenses with anti-reflection coatings, and polarized sun lenses. Eyecare Associates' cosmetic services include Botox, Juvederm, Fraxel laser treatment, and Latisse.

Metairie, LA 70006


Eyecare Center Westbank

Eyecare Center Westbank is a Vision Source clinic based in Gretna. The practice, founded in 1999, specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of eye diseases, conditions, and issues. The clinic stays up-to-date on the latest diagnostic technology and eyecare products.

Gretna, LA 70056


Gentilly Vision Source

Since 1991, Gentilly Vision Source has been caring for New Orleans eye patients. The optometry clinic specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions and diseases, and carries eyeglasses, sunglasses, and anti-reflective lenses. The clinic's eye care brands include Gant, Crizal, Nike, Candie's Eyewear, Rampage Eyewear, Guess, and Fendi. Patients have given positive feedback for Gentilly Vision Source's caring, hardworking staff.

New Orleans, LA 70122


GNO Eyecare

GNO Eyecare is an optometry clinic based in Marrero that gives contact lens exams, eye exams, vision exams, LASIK eye surgery, and low vision services. The practice carries well-known eyeglass brands, including Ray-Ban, Gucci, Versace, Vera Wang, Guess, Lilly Pulitzer, Scott Harris, and Harley Davidson. The clinic uses the latest exam technology such as a visual field analyzer, Optical Coherence Tomography, and an autorefractor.

Gulf South Eye Associates

Gulf South Eye Associates specializes in cataract and refractive surgery. The Metairie practice also treats patients with glaucoma and retinal problems, and performs its refractive laser treatments in a laser center with up-to-date technology. The clinic carries designer frames, sports frames, children's frames, and contact lenses. The private practice has been serving the New Orleans area since 1986, and its surgeons have more than 65 years of combined experience.

Metairie, LA 70006


Heitmeier Vision

Heitmeier Vision has been caring for New Orleans patients for more than 20 years. The optometry clinic's services include regular eye exams, LASIK eye correction surgery, and treatment for a variety of issues, such as glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, pink eye, and allergies. The clinic also provides pediatric care and carries contact lenses, eyeglasses, and sunglasses. Patients have given positive feedback for Heitmeier Vision's fast service and courteous, pleasant staff.

New Orleans, LA 70114


Precision Family Eye Care

Precision Family Eye Care is an eye clinic based in Metairie that provides comprehensive eye exams, pediatric eye exams, eye disease management, and emergency eye care. The practice also treats astigmatism, dry eye, and presbyopia. The doctor has more than 10 years of experience in the field, and is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Optometry Association of Louisiana, the New Orleans Contact Lens Society, and the Pennsylvania Optometric Association.

Metairie, LA 70002


Premier Eye Care

Premier Eye Care specializes in eye and vision disorder care. Based in Harvey, the practice performs comprehensive eye exams which include tests for high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and eye diseases. The doctor has been practicing optometry for more than 10 years and is a member of the American Optometric Association, Optometric Association of Louisiana, and New Orleans Contact Lens Society.

Primary Eye Care

Primary Eye Care has been serving the New Orleans area since 1990. The practice's services include LASIK vision correction surgery, cataract surgery, contact lens fitting, and routine eye exams. The clinic carries a variety of contact lenses and frames including Jill Stuart, Norma Kamali, Michael Kors, Anne Klien, Lacoste, Randy Jackson, BEBE, and Converse. The doctor serves on the Board of Directors for the Light House of the Blind and the Southern College of Optometry.

New Orleans, LA 70119


The Medical & Surgical Eye Center

The Medical & Surgical Eye Center is a general eye care clinic based in Slidell. The practice provides LASIK surgery, cataract surgery, glaucoma care, dry eye care, contact lens care, and general eye exams. The clinic has an in-house surgery suite updated with the latest technology to perform procedures such as pterygium excision, astigmatic keratotomy, and blepharoplasty.

Slidell, LA 70458


The Retina Institute

The Retina Institute specializes in retinal eye disorders including diabetic retinopathy, macular edema, hypertensive retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions, and other disorders. The Metairie clinic is a sponsor of the American Diabetes Association and Lighthouse Louisiana. The doctor is a member of the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Metairie, LA 70002


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