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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 62

1120 N Highway 190
Covington, LA 70433
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Dr. Bessent's Experience

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
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  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
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  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
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  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Visual Field Defects
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  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Awards & Recognitions

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Education & Training

Medical School

Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1979

Internship Hospital

Baylor College Of Med
Complete in 1980

Residency Hospital

Tulane Med Center
Complete in 1983
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Bessent & Staff

  • English
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