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A New Way to Keep your “Chin Up” – 4/25/2016

Dr. Mark Crawford, facial cosmetic specialist with the Aesthetic Center in The Eye Clinic, is the first to offer the new FDA-approved Kybella, the first and only injectable treatment that safely and effectively reduces and improves the appearance of moderate to severe fat below the chin without surgery. This common problem affects both men and… Read More

Eyes Reveal Health Secrets – 2/22/2016

Your eyes may be your windows to the world, but they also give doctors a glimpse inside, at your health, including diseases and conditions of which you may be unaware. Signs and symptoms of conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol, stroke and heart disease, just to name a few, are often visible in, on, or… Read More

The Eye Clinic To Break Ground on Lake Charles New Office – 12/11/2015

The Eye Clinic, the region’s largest provider of comprehensive family eye care, has announced plans to break ground on a new main office in Lake Charles. The new location is at 1767 Imperial Blvd., just off of Nelson Road. Michael Betzen, The Eye Clinic’s Practice Administrator, says construction is expected to take 12- 14 months…. Read More

A New Look for Glaucoma Treatment

iStent Now Available at The Eye Clinic to Lower Eye Pressure It’s so tiny you can’t see it or feel it, but if you have glaucoma, this microscopic device has the power to save your vision from the damaging effects of the sight-stealing disease. Dr. Virgil Murray IV, ophthalmologist with The Eye Clinic, recently performed… Read More

The Eye Clinic Welcomes New Administrator – 11/3/2015

The Eye Clinic Welcomes New Administrator Michael Betzen has joined The Eye Clinic as the group’s Practice Administrator. Originally from Canyon, Texas, Betzen brings 24 years of experience in ophthalmic practice management to his new position. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration, both from the University… Read More

Dr. Alan Lacoste Named LSU School of Medicine Alumnus of the Year – 6/30/2015

Alan D. Lacoste, MD, FACS, Ophthalmologist with The Eye Clinic, was honored on June 6, 2015, by the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans by being named the “2014 Alumnus of the Year.” He shared this honor with Charles Schibler II, MD, a gastroenterologist from New Orleans. Dr. Lacoste was selected from a group… Read More

The Eye Clinic welcomes Dr. Rebecca Kindler – 10/1/2014

Optometrist Rebecca Kindler, OD, has joined the medical staff of The Eye Clinic. Originally from DeRidder, Dr. Kindler earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences from McNeese State University and a Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry. Dr. Kindler has over six years of clinical experience in… Read More

KPLC News Interview: Corneal Ulcers Common among Contact Lens Wearers – 8/13/2013

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) -Back to school can mean back to the eye doctor for contact lens wearers, at a tenfold risk for corneal ulcers. Haley Armand, 22, of Sulphur, is a graduate student at Louisiana State University, putting in some long hours. “I usually get up about five or six in the morning and… Read More

Dr. Charles Thompson Joins The Eye Clinic – 7/25/2013

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… Read More

KPLC News Interview: New Contact Lens Nearly 100% Water – 6/28/2013

The first-of-its-kind contact lens has a surface of nearly 100 percent water, transforming the way it feels on the eye. Find out what is behind the lens makeover and whose eyes will benefit the most. All day, Kristy Mouton works in front of a computer – seeing things clearly only with the help of prescription… Read More

Lake Charles

1767 Imperial Blvd.
Lake Charles, LA 70605

Ph: (337) 478-3810

The Retina Center at The Eye Clinic

2800 1st Ave., Suite C.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Ph: (337) 310-0762


720 Cypress St
Sulphur, LA 70663

Ph: (337) 625-8948


801 S. Pine St.
DeRidder, LA 70634

Ph: (337) 462-3937

First Avenue

2800 1st Ave., Suite A.
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Ph: (337) 310-0767

Moss Bluff

277 Hwy 171 North, Suite 4
Moss Bluff, LA 70611

Ph: (337) 310-0775


1322 Elton Rd., Suite J.
Jennings, LA 70546

Ph: (337) 824-0040