Retina Associates of Kentucky is a nationally recognized, award winning practice that was founded in 1975. We offer a broad range of services to patients and referring doctors from a wide regional referral area. In addition to our mission of providing excellent patient care at Retina Associates of Kentucky, we help those patients with visual disabilities through our Low Vision Services of Kentucky. We also help educate patients and families through The Macular Degeneration Institute.
Our commitment to the future of the field is reflected by our research division, where our renowned physicians serve as principal investigators in national clinical trials.
Our doctors also educate the next generation of vitreoretinal surgeons in our highly sought after fellowship program, with our graduates bringing the same excellence to retinal patients throughout the United States.
Our mission is to provide comprehensive state-of-the-art vision care to patients with diseases of the retina and vitreous in a prompt, compassionate and cost effective manner, responsive to the needs of the patient and the referring doctor.
All of our physicians at Retina Associates of Kentucky are Board Certified in Ophthalmology and have completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery. Our doctors are listed among the “Best Doctors in America” and “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” and are internationally recognized for their expertise in diagnosing and treating retina disorders.
Floaters are clumps of gel inside the vitreous, the clear gel-like fluid that fills the inside of your eye. Floaters usually start to appear at middle age and show themselves in the form of transparent shapes floating in your field of vision. Eventually, the vitreous gel pulls away from the back wall of the eye causing posterior vitreous detachment, a common cause of floaters, if you are experiencing floaters on a regular basis, you should schedule a consultation with an eye doctor right away. Retina Associates of Kentucky has office locations conveniently located in Lexington, Louisville, Ashland, Bardstown, Danville, Frankfort, London, Prestonsburg, Richmond, Somerset, and Shelbyville.Learn More About Floaters
Macular degeneration is an age-related eye condition and if left unchecked can result in severe vision loss and blindness. The best way to catch and diagnose macular degeneration before it is too late is to schedule a comprehensive eye examination with Retina Associates of Kentucky. Our specially trained team of retinal specialists will diagnose, treat and help you maintain your vision for life. Schedule your appointment at one of our offices conveniently located in Lexington, Louisville, Ashland, Bardstown, Danville, Frankfort, London, Prestonsburg, Richmond, Somerset, and Shelbyville.Learn More About Macular Degeneration
Always at the forefront of research, the nationally recognized retina specialists at the Retina Associates of Kentucky offer patients a variety of clinical trials including Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), Diabetic Retinopathy (Diabetic Macular Edema), Retinal Vein Occlusion, Ocular Histoplasmosis and more. Serving patients in Lexington, Louisville, Ashland, Bardstown, Danville, Frankfort, London, Prestonsburg, Richmond, Somerset, and Shelbyville. Contact our team of retina specialists to find out if you are a candidate for one of our clinical trials.Find out if you are a Candidate