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    Pediatric 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 for children as well as adults. The department’s faculty offers ophthalmic consultations and performs computerized visual field testing, and diagnostic electrophysiology testing, including electroretinography, visual-evoked potentials, ultrasonography, photography and fluorescein angiography.

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


  • Specialties

    • 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
    • Ptosis
    • Retinal and vitreous
    • Strabismus
    • Thyroid eye disease
    • Orbital trauma service
    • Orbital tumors
    • Pediatric ophthalmology
    • Uveitis

  • Clinic locations 

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

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


    Central Baptist Hospital
    Suite 203
    1760 Nicholasville Road
    Lexington KY 40503

    Call 859-275-4001


    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


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

    Call 859-881-1400

    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

  • 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)

  • Mailing address

    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
    138 Leader Ave. 
    Suite 119     
    Lexington KY 40506-9983