Dr. Christopher Shelby was the "first" surgeon to perform laser cataract surgery in Louisiana, January 2012. Dr. Shelby, Dr. Wyche Coleman, III and Dr. David Bryan perform traditional and laser cataract surgery in the newly renovated state-of-the-art surgery suite located in WK Eye Institute. Visit our website to learn more about cataracts and cataract surgery.More >> When we talk about Refractive Surgery we are referring to LASIK and PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy). LASIK is the most common type of Refractive Surgery that has been performed in the United States since its approval by the FDA in 1996. We have been proud to provide LASIK and PRK at the WK Refractive Surgery Center since 1996 to our patients in the ARK-LA-TEX.More >> If you are Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes you need a dilated eye examination with an eye doctor as soon as possible. Vision can be affected by diabetes, so it is critical to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, take blood sugar readings at home regularly to be aware of blood sugar stability and have a regular A1C check by your primary care doctor to keep diabetes under control.More >> Glaucoma is characterized by increased intraocular pressure resulting in damage to the nerve in the back of the eye. To determine if you have glaucoma your eye doctor will measure the pressure inside the eye and also look inside your eye at the health of the nerve in the back of your eye.
A comprehensive eye examination is important for everyone, even those who do not need vision correction.More >> This diagnosis is one of the most frustrating eye conditions. This condition affects not only the comfort of your eyes and your vision but can also affect how you function in your daily life. Your doctor may try several methods of treatments to manage your symptoms, from over the counter or prescription eye drops to vitamins, eyelid hygiene or modifying your environment. More >> Macular degeneration has two forms. The most common form is "dry" and the other more severe and visually-limiting form is referred to as "wet." Macular degeneration is the loss of sharp central vision. If you have this condition, you will not go blind. The severity and the type of macular degeneration you have determines how much central vision loss you will experience.More >>