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Dr. Scott Nelson, M.D


Dr. Scott Nelson is the first Ophthalmologist to perform LASIK in Baton Rouge. He is a native of Baton Rouge and a graduate of LSU Medical School. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He served as Medical Director for the Williamson Eye Center in Baton Rouge before opening his own practice.

Dr. Nelson specializes in general eye exams, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma management, dry eye disease, LASIK, and cataract surgery. He is well known in the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas for his specialty in life style improvement lens implants which offer the patient freedom from glasses and contact lenses after cataract surgery. Dr. Nelson has served the Baton Rouge and Gonzales area for over 20 years.