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Advanced Eye Care

If you are experiencing an eye emergency involving sudden vision loss or the acute onset of pain or double vision, call 911 or seek emergency care immediately. The UK Chandler Emergency Department has ophthalmology providers on call 24/7.

UK Advanced Eye Care provides expert eye care for all ages ranging from simple eye exams to diagnosing and treating the most complex eye diseases in a new state-of-the art facility.

Using the widest range and most up-to-date technology in the state, our fellowship-trained specialists are able to diagnose and treat various eye diseases and conditions including:

  • Cataracts.
  • Diabetic retinopathy.
  • Glaucoma.
  • Macular degeneration.
  • Amblyopia (lazy eye).
  • Blocked tear duct.
  • Droopy eyelid.
  • Thyroid eye disease.
  • Retinal detachment.
  • Uveitis.
  • Other ocular health conditions.

Having our entire team of optometrists, general ophthalmologists and specialists together in one location allows for improved efficiency, increased continuity of care, and ease of referrals for further testing, surgical consultation or treatment.

  • Now hiring

    At UK Advanced Eye Care, we are proud of our patient care services. We are hiring full-time ophthalmic technicians and patient care coordinators. We offer competitive benefits and on-the-job training.

    Contact Philip Moss if you are interested: 859-323-0729 or philip.moss@uky.edu.

  • Locations

    Advanced Eye Care

    Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
    Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington
    110 Conn Terrace
    Fourth and Fifth Floors
    Lexington, KY 40508
    Call
    Fax 859-323-8510 (General) and 859-257-6718 (Referring Providers)

    (Primary eye care and all subspecialty eye care)

    Advanced Eye Care - Turfland

    UK HealthCare - Turfland
    UK HealthCare - Turfland
    2195 Harrodsburg Road
    First floor
    Lexington, KY 40504
    Fax 859-323-5608
    Monday - Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm

    (Primary eye care)

    PLEASE NOTE: UK Optical Shops at Shriners and Turfland are CLOSED. The providers of General Ophthalmology are still seeing patients as scheduled. See full notice »

    Jessamine Eye Center

    UK HealthCare Jessamine Eye Center
    100 John Sutherland Drive
    Suite 3
    Nicholasville, KY 40356

    Ophthalmology–Manchester

    UK Manchester Eye Care
    231 White St.
    Manchester, KY 40962

    (Primary eye care, retina and vitreous disorders) 

    Eye Center–Richmond

    UK HealthCare Eye Center - Richmond
    920 Barnes Mills Road
    Suite D
    Richmond, KY 40475
    Call 859-624-3937 (EYES)

    (Cornea and external diseases, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology, primary eye care, retina and vitreous disorders) 

    Ophthalmology–Baptist Health

    Baptist Health Lexington
    UK HealthCare - Baptist Health
    1760 Nicholasville Road
    Suite 203
    Lexington, KY 40503

    (Corneal and external diseases, primary eye care, retina and vitreous disorders)