Private equity-backed company invests in 2 Louisiana eyecare practices

EyeSouth Partners, a private equity-backed management company, has partnered with eyecare practices Eyecare Associates in Metairie, La. and Lanoux & Associates in New Orleans.

Eyecare Associates includes an outpatient surgery center in New Orleans, a laser eye institute and an optometry practice. Lanoux & Associates is led by two ophthalmologists, Scott Lanoux, MD and Jay LaCour, MD. Together, the practices comprise 100 staff at five locations in New Orleans and Metairie. Both practices will continue to operate with no changes to staff. As part of the partnership, Dr. LaCour will join EyeSouth’s physician advisory board.

EyeSouth network includes 55 locations in Alabama, Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia and Louisiana.

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