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If you are unsure of the urgency of your situation, please contact us at (504) 412-1200 during business hours.


Call (504) 412-1200 or go immediately to your local emergency room.

The LSU Eye Center provides comprehensive eye care services including routine eye examinations, contact lenses, management of simple and complex medical and surgical eye disorders, inpatient consultations, and diagnostic testing.

Adult Patient Self Referral

Appointments are available weekdays from 8am-3pm (central time).

Local Appointment line: (504) 412-1200


Website:  LSU Healthcare Network

The LSU Eye Center accepts most major health insurance plans including MEDICARE, MEDICAID, and many other government, private, and managed care plans. Please call (504) 412-1200 to inquire about your health plan.

Financial Assistance
Community Lions Clubs sponsor people in their areas who need financial assistance with eye care and meet eligibility criteria. Please visit the Lions Information area on the home page.

Free Prescription Medicine
You may qualify for assistance with your prescription drugs. Please visit for more details.

Physician Referrals
The LSU Eye Center is a noted referral or tertiary care institution for consultation and treatment of difficult ophthalmic problems; however, a referral is not necessary.