Ophthalmologist Charles Thompson, MD, has joined The Eye Clinic’s physician staff. Originally from Lake Charles, Dr. Thompson earned a Bachelor of Science in general studies from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and a Medical Degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He completed a medical internship at Earl Kemp Long Hospital in Baton Rouge and an ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. Dr. Thompson also completed a fellowship in cornea, external disease and refractive surgery with the Eye Consultants of Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia.
In addition to general ophthalmology, Dr. Thompson has a special interest in cornea conditions and treatment. He will be performing cataract surgery, various corneal surgeries including partial and full thickness corneal transplantation, LASIK laser vision correction and advanced surface ablation in his new position with The Eye Clinic.
With the addition of Dr. Thompson to their staff, The Eye Clinic now has 12 doctors on staff. The group has locations in Lake Charles, Sulphur, Moss Bluff, DeRidder and Jennings. Call (337) 478-3810 or 1-800-826-5223 to schedule an appointment.