Dr. Wyche T. Coleman III, MD

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. Request an appointment today!

The 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 at the WK Eye Institute, Dr. Coleman specializes in cataract surgery with intraocular lens implant, custom LASIK and PRK, and refractive lens exchange.

Pilot and Owner

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


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