Lafayette Ophthalmologist Welcomes New Cataract Surgery Technician
April 14, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsApril 14, 2015 - Lafayette, LA - Dr. Kirk LeBlanc is very pleased to announce that his ophthalmologist practice has brought on new technician Mariesha Dooley. Her primary role at the office will consist of helping cataract surgery patients.
"We are excited to welcome Mariesha to the practice," Dr. LeBlanc said. "She is a licensed nurse who has been in the field for over ten years, and we know she'll be an asset to our cataract patients."
Mariesha will be assisting Dr. LeBlanc with patients and helping them prepare for cataract surgery. She will go over pre-op instructions and medications, prep their eyes, and answer any questions they may have. In addition, Mariesha is in charge of addressing patient concerns, detailing their medical history, and determining their visual acuity.
"Cataract surgery can be a little scary for some people," Dr. LeBlanc added. "But Mariesha is great at making our patients comfortable and ensuring that they are as knowledgeable about the procedure as possible."
About Kirk LeBlanc, MD
The highly trained staff of Kirk LeBlanc, MD is made up of experienced professionals committed to the needs of every patient. After receiving his undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University Medical Center, Dr. Kirk LeBlanc interned in internal medicine at Earl K. Long Hospital in Baton Rouge and then took his ophthalmology residency at Ochsner Medical Center. He is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Louisianan Ophthalmology Association.
For more information about Kirk LeBlanc, MD, please visit kirkleblancmd.com.