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

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 Ocean Springs and Gulfport. The practice consists of ophthalmologists Dr. Joel Knight, Dr. Rainna Bahadur, Dr. Debra LaPrad, Dr. Sprague Eustis and Dr. Mark Brown as well as optometrist Dr. Kimberly Benigno. They offer complete family eye care and are the only Mississippi Gulf Coast. Every ophthalmologist is board certified in a full spectrum of eye specialties.

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), Ocean Springs or Gulfport should contact Eye Associates of the South and make an appointment today.
Primary Specialty


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.
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
Office 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.
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 cataract surgery, 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.

Practice partner Debra LaPrad is a general ophthalmologist with an emphasis in oculoplastics or "eye plastics." Dr. LaPrad also focuses on comprehensive eye exams, glaucoma and cataract surgery.

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), Ocean Springs or Gulfport.
Additional Services Optometry, eye exam, eye surgery, eye clinic, LASIK, contacts, eye glasses, optical shop
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I went to see if I was a candidate for Lasiks. The staff was helpful and courteous however I was disappointed in the long wait time in the back room waiting to see the Dr. I was even more disappointed when she checked a text during my exam and she seemed rushed / distracted. Call me old fashioned but cell phones should not be used in an exam room and with a patient present. I definitely did not feel I had her attention.
EAOS is known as the best eye clinic on the Miss. Gulf Coast for obvious reason - they just are! You won't be sorry. Excellent care and they will solve any problem you may have.
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