Eye Associates of the South

Eye Associates of the South
Eye Associates of the South 1720A Medical Park Drive, Suite 330, Cedar Lake Medical Park building
Biloxi, MS 39532

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About Eye Associates of the South

Eye Associates of the South is a group of four ophthalmologists (MDs) and two optometrists (ODs) in Biloxi, Mississippi (MS), with clinics also in Gulfport and Ocean Springs. The practice consists of ophthalmologists Dr. Joel Knight, Dr. Rainna Bahadur, Dr. Sprague Eustis and Dr. Mark Brown as well as optometrists Dr. Kimberly Benigno and Dr. Joe Mitchell. They offer complete family eye care and are the only Mississippi Gulf Coast practice in which every ophthalmologist is board certified and fellowship trained.

These experienced ophthalmologists in Biloxi, Mississippi (MS) emphasize preventative care and provide surgical and medical intervention for a wide range of eye problems. Their specialties also include LASIK laser vision correction, cataract surgery, cataract surgery, cataract lens implants, treatment of dry eyes, cornea & refractive surgery, oculoplastics including cosmetic eye surgery, and pediatric ophthalmology. The optometrists offer exams for eyeglasses and contact lenses, including hard to fit cases.

Those seeking an extensively trained ophthalmologist in Biloxi, Mississippi (MS), Gulfport or Ocean Springs should contact Eye Associates of the South and make an appointment today.
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Practice Eye Associates of the South
Education The physicians were awarded MDs from ...

University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine

LSU School of Medicine

All four MDs at Eye Associates of the South are board certified and fellowship trained.
Staff Rainna Bahadur, MD cornea & external disease and refractive surgery.

Joel Knight, MD general ophthalmology and cataract surgery.

Mark Brown, MD - oculoplastics or eye plastics.

Sprague Eustis, MD disease & surgery of the eye, pediatric ophthalmology, and strabismus.

Kimberly Benigno, OD contact lens exams, including with keratoconus and astigmatism.

Joe Mitchell, OD - comprehensive and routine eye exams, including contact lens fitting.
Affiliations Eye Associates of the South in Gulfport and Ocean Springs, MS

Biloxi Regional Medical Center in Biloxi, MS

Cedar Lake Surgery Center in Biloxi, MS

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certification American Board of Ophthalmology
Services Eye Associates of the South in Biloxi, Mississippi (MS) offers LASIK laser eye surgery in Biloxi, Mississippi (MS) for individuals with myopia, hyperopia and astigmatisim. Our ophthalmologists also specialize in the treatment of dry eyes as well as cataracts, including intraocular lens implants placed during cataract surgery to permanently correct vision. Additionally, the practice includes the only ophthalmologist with an oculoplastic subspecialty on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, making Eye Associates of the South the premier location for eye plastics in the area. Our eye care physicians also treat ophthalmic problems ranging from cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for adults to pediatric ophthalmology for children.

Practice partner Rainna Bahadur, MD, specializes in cornea & external disease and refractive surgery. Dr. Bahadur is known in the region for performing LASIK vision correction using the VISX laser, including no-flap surface ablation LASIK as needed. Dr. Bahadur also specializes in treating dry eye problems, including dry eye disease and dry eye syndrome, using Restasis and other eye treatment options.

Practice partner Joel Knight, MD, is a general ophthalmologist with an emphasis on cataract surgery. Dr. Knight delivers specialty expertise in retinal and vitreal problems. His veteran experience includes sutureless cataract surgery that uses topical or eye drop anesthesia. He offers retinal laser treatment as well as new modalities of macular degeneration treatment, including Macugen and Avastin. Those in need of cataract surgery in Biloxi, Mississippi (MS) can benefit from Dr. Knight's cataract surgery experience.

Eye Associates of the South offers the best in LASIK, cataract lens implants, cataract surgery, refractive surgery, dry eyes treatment, eye plastics and pediatric ophthalmology. They also treat patients complete contact lens and eyeglasses needs. Please contact Eye Associates of the South for a highly skilled and educated ophthalmologist in Biloxi, Mississippi (MS), Gulfport or Ocean Springs.
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Until I needed eye surgery and went to Dr. Bahadur, I'd not had much luck finding a good ophthalmologist in my lifetime. But she not only saved my sight, my extended family now has gone to her for yea rs. She is both a brilliant (and well trained) eye doctor and a caring physician. We trust her totally and enjoy our visits, for good reason.
This is the best fleet of eye doctors on the MS Gulf Coast. There are 4 MDs, all board certified and fellowship trained. All of the major ophthalmology specialties are covered. Plus there are two ODs there for optical services. Great place, top care, the best. Promise!

Not only do my appointments never get canceled last minute, they take time out of their day to send me a reminder so I don't forget. They are extremely reliable. Not only did I find a parking spot right away, but I knew my car was safe because the spots were designated and close to the entrance. They go out of their way to make everyone feel equally respected and cared for. I've seen client favoritism at some of the other places I've been, and I really appreciate the extra effort they make to avoid that here.

They have 3 clinics - in Biloxi, Ocean Springs and Gulfport.
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