LASIK and Cataract Surgery in Houma, Baton Rouge
Talented, Board-certified Ophthalmologist
A.J. de la Houssaye, also known as “Dr. D,” is a board-certified ophthalmologist. A certified VISX Refractive Surgeon in LASIK, CustomVue Lasik, PRK and PTK, Dr. D serves as Medical Director of SEECA.
Dr. D’s interest in technology coincides with a desire to provide his patients with the best possible treatment. This is why he has invested in the world’s most state-of-the-art LASIK platform: the VISX S4 CustomVue laser with iris registration and ActiveTrak technology. This amazing laser platform provides the most customized LASIK treatment available. In fact, many experts consider it to be the most accurate refractive surgery device on the market. At SEECA, all laser vision correction procedures are performed in a Refractive Surgery Suite designed specifically for this purpose.
Cataract Surgery with Premium IOLs
Dr. D also provides procedures for cataracts patients in need of intraocular lens implants (IOLs). His patients receive premium implants, including multifocal lenses like AcrySof ReSTOR and ReZoom, as well as the accommodating Crystalens.
Dr. D strongly believes that vision correction should be provided at a fair, affordable price. It is his mission to make LASIK and other advanced procedures affordable to everyone. He offers CustomVue Wavefront-guided LASIK at a reasonable price with no hidden fees. Interest-free financing is also available.
Dr. D is proud of his team’s commitment to 5-star customer service. SEECA’s customer satisfaction surveys clearly demonstrate that patients are very happy with our efforts to provide a terrific experience. Many patients are willing to drive long distances to see Dr. D in Houma due to the affordable prices he offers for advanced procedures.
Certified Surgical Facilities
The design of Dr. D’s LASIK suite exemplifies his unwavering attention to detail. The state-of-the-art VISX laser rests on gorgeous marble floor, with accent lights, a large Italian tapestry, as well as original artwork. To optimize the conditions under which he performs LASIK surgery and ensure that the laser performs consistently, Dr. D outfitted the LASIK suite with a dedicated air purifier and an independent air conditioning system. In addition, an advanced computer system continually records the humidity level and air temperature. This state-of-the-art system ensures consistent, optimal air quality within the LASIK suite. Dr. D also added backup power to ensure that all vision correction procedures go without a hitch – even should a power outage or power surge take place.
Dr. D is the inventor of an electronic medical records system that ensures optimal LASIK results by giving him unfettered access to vital data during the procedure. This system includes five computer displays in the surgical suite, which Dr. D uses to keep track of all aspects of the refractive process. Dr. D’s electronic medical records system adds an extra layer of safety to the refractive procedures he performs at SEECA.
In addition, Dr. D invented the “Laser Guided True Scan,” a patent-pending device that improves the calculated lens power utilized in refractive lens exchange surgery.
Knowledge and Experience
Dr. D has successfully completed thousands of surgeries since 1998, the year he founded SEECA. This includes refractive, laser, cataract, glaucoma, and plastic surgery procedures. Dr. D prides himself on surgical excellence and continually strives to improve his procedural outcomes.
To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. D today, call SEECA at (866) 750-7087, or click on the link below to email him with any questions about your options.
Additional Information About SEECA
The surgical team at SEECA has undergone advanced training for the most leading-edge technologies in ophthalmology. This includes the VISX CustomVue LASIK system with WaveScan technology. WaveScan allows Dr. D to create an intricate map of the eye that is far more accurate than the measurements taken by traditional lasers. This map is much like a unique fingerprint; it is used to provide a customized LASIK profile for each patient, complete with instructions for the VISX S4 Excimer Laser. Using the WaveScan Wavefront System, Dr. D is able to provide unsurpassed precision, accuracy and customization to all of his LASIK patients.
About Dr. D
A.J. de la Houssaye, MD, received a Chancellor’s Scholarship to pursue his bachelor’s degree at Louisiana State University before attending Harvard University. He went on to graduate with honors from Louisiana State University Medical School. While in medical school he received the LSU Research Award. He then completed a four-year residency in ophthalmology at Ochsner, in New Orleans, serving as Chief Resident.
Dr. D has published research in publications such as Life Science Journal. A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, he is also affiliated with prestigious medical societies such as the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Louisiana State Medical Society.
In 2004, the United Veterans League named Dr. D the Patriotic Citizen of the Year in Houma, Louisiana, in recognition of the free eye care he provides to local veterans and their families. He was also named in Consumers’ Research Council of America’s “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” in 2005 and was chosen to be a speaker at the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s International Conference in 2007.
In 2008, Dr. D was appointed by Governor Bobby Jindal to serve on the Louisiana State Medical Advisory Board. Dr. D received this honor after a rigorous vetting process culminating in the Louisiana State Legislature’s approval of the appointment. Dr. D is one of only two ophthalmologists to receive this honor.
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To learn more about your options, schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. D by calling (866) 750-7087. You can also email Dr. D below with any questions you may have.