7 Recent Eye Surgery Center Plans, Expansions & Achievements

Ophthalmology is one to the top three ambulatory surgery center key specialties at 17 percent of total case volume, according to VMG Health's Intellimarker Survey 2011. Here are seven eye surgery-driven centers that planned, expanded or announced an achievement.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute plans to add a 19,800-square-foot ambulatory surgery center and medical office building in Naples, Fla. The new facility will replace its current 2,400-square-foot location.

Delaware Eye Surgery Center, based in Dover, announced the completion of its 25,000th surgical procedure. The surgery center has been open for 10 years.  

Evergreen Eye Center in Federal Way, Wash., recently became one of the first centers in the state to perform bladeless cataract surgery. John Jarstad, MD, founder of the center, performed the procedure.

The Eye Surgery Center of Paducah, affiliated with AmSurg, successfully completed an Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care survey. The center was established in 1990.

Board-certified ophthalmologist and plastic surgeon Janet Neigel, MD, recently held a groundbreaking for the 7,700-square-foot Neigel Center for Cosmetic and Laser Surgery in West Orange, N.J.

NVISION Laser Eye Centers announced the acquisition of two practices of Nevada Eye Care. NVISION now includes 17 eye centers.

Prescott (Ariz.) Vision & Eye Surgery Center added an office on the Yavapai Regional Medical Center East Campus. The new center grew in 2013 with the addition of preoperative and postoperative laser refractive and cataract surgery management.  

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