New Orleans Eye Specialists

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About Us

New Orleans Eye Specialists offer unsurpassed clinical judgment, which is enhanced with the most advanced diagnostic, therapeutic and educational equipment. From Custom LASIK to offering premium intraocular lenses, Drs. Leader, Balkan, Hendricks, and Bolton are outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment that offers their patients the best results. New Orleans Eye Specialists also offers full service optical and contact lens ordering.

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Meet Our Doctors

Matthew Bolton, MD

Matthew Bolton, MD

Dr. Matthew Bolton is a New Orleans native and graduate of Jesuit High School. Following undergraduate work at the University of Georgia, Dr. Bolton went on to medical school at the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans where he was awarded membership into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He then completed […]

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Clifford Hendricks, MD

Clifford Hendricks, MD

Dr. Clifford Hendricks is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in corneal transplants (DSEK), refractive surgery (LASIK) and refractive cataract surgery (Multi-focal implants).  Dr. Hendricks attended Tulane University where he fell in love with the people and culture of New Orleans.  He remained at Tulane for his Medical School and ophthalmology training.  Dr. Hendricks was accepted to […]

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Dr. Barry Leader, MD

Dr. Barry Leader, MD

Dr. Barry Leader was raised in Richmond, Virginia. He graduated from the University of Virginia and Tulane Medical School. After a one year medical internship, his three year ophthalmology training was at the Ochsner Clinic. Dr. Leader did an additional one year, advanced fellowship in the treatment of glaucoma and cataract surgery at LSU.

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Robert Balkan, MD

Robert Balkan, MD

Dr. Robert Balkan is a board-certified ophthalmologist with a special interest in children’s eye diseases and adult eye muscle disorders. He has over twenty-five years experience in ophthalmology. He is well recognized for using “magic” to calm and entertain children while obtaining the necessary exam information.

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What Our Patients Are Saying

  • “Don’t change anything about your office! Everyone is so pleasant and caring. I truly feel special when I come to your office.”

    A.L. – Gretna
  • “I can’t believe how much time the doctor spent with me.”

    N.L. – Harahan
  • “I can’t thank you enough for my LASIK surgery. The doctor and staff explained everything and helped me feel comfortable. The care was terrific. I am glad I came to you.”

    S.G.R. – Slidell

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