Patrick L. Keating, MD, Ophthalmologist with Azar Eye Clinic

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Patrick L. Keating, MD who serves the population of Lafayette, Louisiana.

Dr. Keating is a board certified ophthalmologist and Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology with the LSU New Orleans Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Keating is currently practicing at Azar Eye Clinic in Lafayette and teaching ophthalmology residents at University Hospital and Clinics in Lafayette.

Dr. Keating was raised in Opelousas and attended high school at Opelousas Catholic. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University, where he graduated Cum Laude in 2006. Furthering his education, he graduated with his Medical Degree from the Louisiana State University Medical School in Shreveport in 2011.

After obtaining his medical degree he completed his internship and Ophthalmology residency at Louisiana State University Shreveport, where he received numerous honors including being named chief resident.

Dr. Keating holds an expertise in comprehensive Ophthalmology and eye surgery with an emphasis on cataract surgery, bladeless laser cataract surgery, refractive surgery, LASIK, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), medical retina evaluation, and glaucoma diagnosis and management. Dr. Keating is the inventor and co-founder of the SightScholar electronic eye chart, an all-in-one system used to assess visual acuity and educate patients on various eye conditions and their treatment options. Dr. Keating prides himself in providing personalized and individualized care to his patients and he is continually studying and researching the newest and most advanced treatment options in order to provide the best visual outcomes for his patients.

Azar Eye Clinic has been serving the people of Acadiana for over 70 years. They were the first clinic in Louisiana to offer next generation laser eye correction using the Technolas Perfect Vision 217-A Laser. Their doctors hold over 233 years of combined experience. They have a large multi-disciplinary eye clinic with an on-site surgical center, optometry boutique, and offer free LASIK consultations.

Dr. Keating is fully certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. The American Board of Ophthalmology is an independent, nonprofit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists (eye physicians and surgeons) in the United States. Founded in 1916, the ABO was the first American Board established to certify medical specialists and is one of 24 specialty Boards recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA).

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