Eyesight is a precious gift and it's important to find a team of providers who make their patients' eye health a priority. Southern Eye Institute has a team of experienced ophthalmologists and optometrists in Houma and Thibodaux, Louisiana, who strive to provide the most advanced, effective care to every patient.

Every provider at Southern Eye Institute stands behind the practice's mission: to provide quality eye care with compassion. They welcome all patients like family and do their best to make each person feel comfortable from the moment they enter the door.

Southern Eye Institute offers state-of-the-art facilities and uses some of the most advanced technologies available to diagnose and treat eye conditions like cataracts, glaucoma, dry eyes, and retinal detachment. 

The providers also have extensive training in surgical procedures like LASIK, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), pterygium surgery, and cataract surgery.

The practice offers convenient early morning and late appointments to fit around busy schedules and provides after-hours emergency eye care services.

Eye health is an essential component of overall health and well-being, and the entire family is welcome at Southern Eye Institute. Call or book an appointment online today.



At Southern Eye Institute, we are dedicated to providing excellent quality care. At the heart of our practice, we value and respect our patients with the same compassion and dignity of our own family members.



  • Our Core Values:

    • Excellence and continuous improvement.

    • We offer the most advanced medical and surgical eye care available to the patients we serve.

    • Integrity in every decision we make

    • Compassion and respect for the dignity of every person.

    • Striving to provide an enjoyable experience from a team of well-trained, caring staff who are devoted to not only meeting, but exceeding each patient's needs.

    • We believe our staff members are our greatest asset and recognize and value the contributions of each member of our health care team.

    To Our Patients:

    • Our Doctors & Staff practice the highest ethical standards to gain your trust and confidence.

    • Our care and concern for our patients extend beyond ophthalmology. The interest of our patients is one of our highest priorities.

    • Being accessible and available to our patients.

    • Educating and instructing patients on care and concerns.

    • Above all, our goal is to practice in a positive uplifting work environment for all who serve and all who are treated here. We are extremely proud of the outstanding quality of our staff.

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