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Meet Our Doctors

Wyche T. Coleman III, M.D.

Wyche Coleman, III, MD patients share more reviews of Dr. Coleman than any practicing ophthalmologist in the USA.

Dr. Coleman followed his partner, Dr. Christopher Shelby, becoming the second Louisiana surgeon to be certified to offer cataract surgery treatment using the LenSx® femtosecond laser. LenSx technology provides blade-free precision and accurate results. Dr. Coleman also provides excellent general eye care for patients with glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetes.

Inventor of the IExaminer – Mobile Eye Technology

Dr. Coleman invented the breakthrough mobile eye technology that lets retinal images be taken and transmitted with an Apple iPhone. The device is approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for use in the United States. Welch-Allyn is a leading medical diagnostic equipment manufacturer and has licensed this brand-new technology. Partner Dr. Christopher Shelby assisted.

Education and Specialty

Dr. Coleman earned his medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the same institute. As an eye surgeon, Dr. Coleman specializes in cataract surgery with intraocular lens implant, custom LASIK and PRK, and refractive lens exchange.

Pilot and Owner

Dr. Coleman is co-founder of Tubreaux Aviation, located at the Shreveport Downtown Airport. Tubreaux provides flight instruction, pilot services, aircraft maintenance, and aviation management.

Family

Dr. Coleman is married and has two children. He is the son of family physician Dr. Wyche Coleman, Jr.

More information about Dr. Wyche Coleman, III is available at wkeyeinstitute.com

Patient interaction with Dr. Wyche Coleman-III
Patient interaction with Dr. Wyche Coleman-III

Christopher L. Shelby, M.D.

First in Louisiana

Christopher Shelby, MD was the first surgeon in Louisiana to be certified using the LenSx® femtosecond laser for cataract surgery. LenSx technology provides blade-free precision and accurate results. Additionally, his partner, Dr. Wyche Coleman, III followed him in becoming the second surgeon in Louisiana to be certified. Dr. Shelby also provides LASIK surgery using the latest technology such as the FS200 Aqua and Allegretto Wavelight-Q lasers.

Inventor of Mobile Eye Technology

Dr. Shelby along with Dr. Coleman, designed breakthrough mobile eye technology that lets retinal images be taken and transmitted with an Apple iPhone. The device is approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for use in the United States. Welch-Allyn is a leading medical diagnostic equipment manufacturer and has licensed this brand-new technology.

Medical Instructor and Speaker

Dr. Shelby teaches LSU ophthalmology residents at the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center. Additionally, he provides LenSx Femtosecond laser training to fellow ophthalmologists and speaks on cutting edge surgical techniques to physicians and audiences nationwide.

Education, Honors, Memberships

Dr. Shelby earned his medical degree from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport, Louisiana where he served his internship and residency as well. After establishing himself as a leader in eye care, Dr. Shelby opened Willis-Knighton Eye Institute. Honored as a Fellow (FAAO)American Academy of Ophthalmology, he is also a member of the Shreveport Medical Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Family

Dr. Shelby is married and has three children. He is the son of pioneering heart surgeon Dr. Stan Shelby.

More information about Dr. Christopher Shelby is available by going to wkeyeinstitute.com

Dr. Christopher Shelby interacting with patients
Dr. Christopher Shelby interacting with patients