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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 (Main Clinic)
    Third Floor, Wing C
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0284

    Central Baptist Clinic
    1760 Nicholasville Road, Suite 203
    Lexington KY 40503

    UK HealthCare Jessamine Eye Center
    100 John Sutherland Drive, Suite 3
    Nicholasville KY 40536
    Appointments: 859-881-1400
    NOTE: Patients of Dr. Katz may order contact lenses online.

    UK HealthCare EyeCare Center-Richmond
    920 Barnes Mills Road, Suite D
    Richmond KY 40475

    Mailing address

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