Dr. Louis Cain, MD

Dr. Louis Cain, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Louis Cain, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Decatur, AL and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1238 13th Ave SE

Decatur, AL 35601

Contact Information

(256) 355-1726

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cain "Ray Cain, M.D., provides comprehensive eye care and treats diseases of the eye. He is a cornea specialist and works with patients suffering from eye diseases, including cataracts, complications from diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and dry eye. He performs small-incision cataract surgery. He provides SLT cool laser treatment for glaucoma. Dr. Cain is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Morgan Co. Medical Soc."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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7  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • U Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wake Forest U Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cain's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cain to family and friends
22 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Cain's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have been seeing Dr. Cain for 20 years for eye exams and various problems. He always does an excellent job at answering my questions and helping me understand my condition.
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Worst experience I have ever had with a doctor. I've typed one review and it was entirely too much to finish. But I absolutely hated the way he talked down to my child and made him feel like he was bad because he didn't know his letters when that was part of the reason we were there and had already...more
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