Dr. James E. Lusk, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Lusk Eye Specialists 451 Ashley Ridge Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71106 Get Directions
(318) 222-5555

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Care Philosophy

Our goal is to give the patient the best surgical/ medical care. In eye care, preoperative measurements and surgical precision are critical to an ideal result. I am a high volume cataract surgeon with over 1400 cataracts per year and another 1000 surgical procedures including LASIK. I personally measure each patient. Studies in ophthalmology confirm that high volume leads to better outcomes. Our experienced team of 27 employees delivers outstanding results.Read more

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    Tex Health Science Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Tex Health Science Center

    Completed in 1980

  • Undergraduate School
    Notre Dame

    Graduated in 1971

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lusk's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Lusk

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Lusk's Care Philosophy

Our goal is to give the patient the best surgical/ medical care. In eye care, preoperative measurements and surgical precision are critical to an ideal result. I am a high volume cataract surgeon with over 1400 cataracts per year and another 1000 surgical procedures including LASIK. I personally measure each patient. Studies in ophthalmology confirm that high volume leads to better outcomes. Our experienced team of 27 employees delivers outstanding results.