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Welcome To Louisiana Eye Specialists

Thank you for visiting Louisiana Eye Specialists Online!

Your eye health is our top priority at our Covington and Slidell offices. Our team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized care you deserve. Our specialists use only the latest, most innovative techniques in eye care.

We now have two convenient locations:

  • Slidell Eye Specialists – Medical & Surgical Eye Center: 2050 Gause Blvd E, Suite 150 Slidell, LA 70461
  • Louisiana Cornea Specialists: 128 Lakeview Circle, Covington, LA 70433

Please call us today to schedule an appointment:

Slidell: (985) 649-0206 Covington: (985) 893-8290

Wishing you health and happiness,

Dr Satya Reddy, Dr Syamala Reddy, Dr An Nguyen, and Dr Brandy Leger

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is the loss of central vision due to damage to the retina. The macula is a part of the retina located on the back layer of the eye that affects the center of the visual field.

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LASIK Surgery

If you are interested in laser surgery, we will begin with a comprehensive eye examination, which will let us know more about you and your needs. We may have to perform some testing to properly diagnose your eye conditions.

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Eye Exams

We offer comprehensive exams that cover all aspects of your vision and eye health. We start with questions regarding your daily life and any symptoms you may be experiencing at home or at work.

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Cataracts are a leading cause of vision issues for people over 40 and are one of the main causes of blindness. A cataract is a clouding of the eye, specifically in the eye’s lens behind the pupil, caused by proteins clumping together.

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Satya V.S. Reddy, MD

Dr. Reddy obtained his undergraduate degree from University of Rochester (New York) as a Bausch & Lomb Science Scholar. He completed a dual degree program, obtaining a B.S in Microbiology and a B.A. in Economics. While at the University of Rochester, he also began his research career in ophthalmology. By graduation, he had 6 published abstracts and 3 poster presentations at national meeting.

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David F Slagle, MD, Retired 1/31/2022

David F. Slagle, M.D. is an Ophthalmic surgeon certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He graduated from the University of New Orleans in 1974 and received his medical degree from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1978. He then served his internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Jackson VA Hospital from 1978-1979, followed by his residency in Ophthalmology at Ochsner Foundation hospital and affiliated hospitals from 1979-1982.

Dr Slagle founded David F Slagle II MD, APMC dba The Medical and Surgical Eye Center in 1985. He retired January 31, 2022. Dr. Slagle has entrusted Dr. Satya Reddy to maintain and improve the continuing care of his patients.

Dr. Reddy has been practicing with The Medical And Surgical Eye Center for over 11 years. He purchased the practice January 1, 2021. Under Dr. Reddy’s leadership, our diagnostic equipment has been upgraded so that we may continue to provide leading edge eye care to Slidell, Covington, and the surrounding areas. Along with the most current technology, we are excited to now be able to locally offer new treatments, such as laser vision correction (LASIK/PRK), collagen cross-linking (keratoconus), and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. Please rest assured that when you come to visit us, you will continue to receive the personal touch from the many familiar faces that have treated you in the past.

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Brandy Leger, OD

Brandy Leger, O.D. graduated from University of Louisiana with her Bachelor of Science degree in 2005. She went on to complete and earn her Doctor of Optometry degree at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis in 2010. Dr. Leger has practiced for a private ophthalmology practice in St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes for the last 9 years. Her experience is with Pediatric and Adult clinics caring for patients from the ages of 2 years old to 99 years old. She also fits all types of Contact Lenses. She joined our practice on October 1, 2019.

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Dr. Syamala H.K. Reddy

Dr. Syamala H.K. Reddy is a physician and board-certified ophthalmologist. He spent man years in full-time private practice in Hazard, Kentucky and as a professor of ophthalmology at the University of Kentucky. Dr Reddy recently moved to Slidell Louisiana to be closer to his children and grandchildren. He is excited to join his son, Dr. Satya Reddy, and the rest of the team here at Slidell Eye Specialists.
Dr. Reddy is also a pilot and a FAA designated Aviation Medical Examiner.
Reddy is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons, the Kentucky Eye Physicians, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and the Air Safety Foundation. He is the founding member and secretary of several non-profit organizations, including the Association of Asian Indians in Ophthalmology and the International Medical Society.

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Dr. An Nguyen

An Nguyen, MD is a Vietnamese-American Ophthalmologist born and raised in New Orleans. He is New Orleans through and through. After completing his undergraduate degree and earning a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Neuroscience at Tulane University, he went on to complete and earn his medical degree at Lousiana State University in New Orleans. Dr. Nguyen continued at LSU for his internship and then completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the Lousiana State University/ Ochsner Clinic Foundation program.

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Welcoming New Patients

New patients keep our business growing, so we are always proud to offer high quality eye care services to our patients.

We also know how overwhelming it can be when you go to a new eye doctor. For this reason, we will do our best to welcome you. We will do everything we can to give you a pleasant visit. We want you to feel comfortable to ask any questions you may have.

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