• Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

    Chair: P. Andrew Pearson, MD  

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 800-888-5533
    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences provides medical and surgical services for ocular diseases and eye disorders. The department’s faculty offers ophthalmic consultations and performs computerized visual field testing, diagnostic electrophysiology testing (electroretinography, visual-evoked potentials), ultrasonography, photography and fluorescein angiography. Subspecialties include retinal and vitreous problems, corneal and external disease, glaucoma, oculofacial plastic surgery, neuro-ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology. The department also offers ophthalmic pathology services.

    For patient appointments: 859-323-5867    Fax: 859-323-8510

  • Specializing in evaluations for:

    • Cataracts
    • Congenital deformities
    • Corneal and external ocular diseases
    • Corneal transplantation
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Electrophysiological testing
    • Eye injuries and trauma glaucoma
    • Lachrymal disorders service
    • Laser vision correction
    • Low-vision service
    • Neuro-ophthalmology
    • Oculoplastic surgery
    • Ophthalmic pathology
    • Ophthalmic prosthetics
    • Orbital trauma service
    • Orbital tumors
    • Pediatric ophthalmology
    • Ptosis
    • Strabismus
    • Retinal and vitreous strabismus
    • Thyroid disease
    • Uveitis
  • Clinic locations 

  • Kentucky Clinic
    Third Floor, Wing C
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0284

    Call 859-323-5867
    Fax 859-323-8510

    (Primary eye care and all subspecialty eye care)

    Kentucky Clinic South
    2400 Greatstone Point
    Lexington KY 40504-3274

    Call 859-257-2020 

    (Refractive Surgery)

    UK HealthCare at Turfland
    First floor
    2195 Harrodsburg Road
    Lexington KY 40504-3504

    Call 859-323-5867
    Call 800-333-8874
    Fax 859-323-5608

    Central Baptist Hospital
    Suite 203
    1760 Nicholasville Road
    Lexington KY 40503

    Call 859-275-4001

    (Cornea and external diseases, retina and vitreous diseases, pediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma and primary eye care)

    UK HealthCare Jessamine Eye Center
    100 John Sutherland Drive, Suite 3
    Nicholasville KY 40356-2424

    Call 859-881-1400

    (Primary eye care, pediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma) 

    NOTE: Patients of Dr. Katz may order contact lenses online.

    UK HealthCare Eye Center - Richmond
    920 Barnes Mills Road
    Richmond KY 40475

    Call 859-624-EYES (3937)

  • Outreach locations

  • Campbellsville

    Rinne, J.R., MD
    1886 Old Lebanon Road
    Campbellsville KY 42718

    Call 270-465-9237

    (Retina and vitreous diseases) 

  • Corbin

    Kentucky Eye Institute
    65 E. City Dam Road
    Corbin KY 40701

    Call 606-528-9383
    Call 800-593-9383

    (Retina and vitreous diseases, oculofacial plastic surgery) 

  • Mackey & Mackey
    281 N. Commonwealth Ave.
    Corbin KY 40701

    Call 800-328-1143

    (Retina and vitreous diseases) 

  • Harlan

    Appalachian Regional Healthcare Daniel Boone Eye Clinic
    37 Ball Park Road
    Harlan KY 40831

    Call 606-573-4520

    (Retina and vitreous diseases) 

  • Huffman & Huffman
    117 N. Cumberland Ave.
    Harlan KY 40831

    Call 606-573-6928

    (Retina and vitreous diseases)


  • London

    Huffman & Huffman
    503 N. Main St.
    London KY 40741

    Call 606-877-1877

    (Corneal and external diseases, retinal and vitreous diseases, oculofacial plastic surgery) 

  • Maysville

    Maysville Clinic and Surgery Center
    1360 Medical Park Drive
    Maysville KY 41056

    Call 606-759-5341

    (Retina and vitreous diseases, oculofacial plastic surgery, glaucoma)

  • Morehead

    Kentucky Eye Institute
    Suite 200
    333 Beacon Hill Road
    Morehead KY 40351

    Call 800-593-9366 (toll free)

    (Retina and vitreous diseases)

  • Paris

    Bourbon Medical Center
    2017 S. Main St.
    Paris KY 40361

    Call 859-987-3910

    (Primary eye care)

  • Somerset

    Huffman & Huffman
    Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital
    Suite 250
    350 Hospital Way
    Somerset KY 42503

    Call 606-679-7461

    (Cornea and external diseases, retina and vitreous diseases, oculofacial plastic surgery)

  • Mailing address

    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    Kentucky Clinic, C301
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0284