Dr. John Meyer, MD

Dr. John Meyer, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. John Meyer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1536 Story Ave

Louisville, KY 40206

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Teachers Retirement System (TRS)
  • Tricare
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Top Care Areas

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Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 98% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

100  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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14  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Naval Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Anheuser Busch Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Emory University School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Meyer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Meyer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Meyer to family and friends
50 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Meyer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr Meyer is always positive and friendly, and very thorough in explaining eye problems and putting them in a way that is easy to understand. In my opinion the best corneal surgeon in the area.
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Absolutely the BEST !!!!!!!! My life changed beyond words when I decided to get LASIK. With such a big decision, I was so thankful that my vision was in the hands of the best in the industry !!!!!!! Hands down, this is the only office that I confidently send all my friends and family too. The ease...more
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I have been a patient at the Eye Care Institute for about 10 years, first as a contact lens wearer, then as a LASIK patient. The staff are always friendly and knowledgeable. The office is clean and inviting. And, the doctors are top notch; I couldn't be more pleased with my LASIK results. I...more
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Dr. John Meyer performed my LASIK Surgery the first week of May 2017. The procedure was quick and painless and the results were amazing. I now have 20/20 vision!! Dr. Meyer’s calming disposition and his remarkable bed-side manner, along with his courteous staff, were greatly appreciated. If you...more
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Dr. Meyer did my LASIK surgery at The Eye Care Institute and I couldn't be happier with the results! The whole process from my initial screening, to my post-op exams went very smoothly. The staff was knowledgeable, professional, and prompt. I love not having to wear glasses!
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