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Dr. Gerard J Guidry has the following 2 specialties
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
- Legal Medicine
Legal medicine specialists advise on a variety of laws and regulations regarding health care and public health. This include disability claims, hospital law, privacy laws and physicians’ obligations and liabilities. They typically have a medical degree and a law degree so they're able to address specific legal issues that apply to medical professionals, hospitals and clinics.
Compared to forensic medicine, which deals with determining cause of death in criminal investigations, they deal with issues that impact patient care and they’re also typically involved in assessing illegal substance use in athletes.
Dr. Gerard J Guidry has the following 9 expertise
- Eye Pain
- Macular Degeneration
- Vision Issues
- Eye Exam
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Lasik Surgery
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Dr. Guidry is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
29 Years Experience
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Graduated in 1989
Lsu Health Sciences
Dr. Gerard J Guidry accepts the following insurance providers.
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Gerard J Guidry
Dr. Guidry is a graduate of LSU Medical School and was trained at the Louisiana State University Eye Center in New Orleans. He specializes in complete eye exams, dispensing prescriptions for glasses and contacts as well as the treatment of eye disease in our Baton Rouge office.
Locations & DirectionsEYE CARE SURGERY CENTER, 10423 Old Hammond Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA
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