Neuro-Ophthalmology

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Kevin E. Lai, M.D.

Kevin LaiSub-Specialty: Neuro-Ophthalmology    

Practice: Circle City Neuro-Ophthalmology

Phone: 317-805-2240

Services, Procedures and Patient-Care Specialties 

What is Neuro-Ophthalmology? Neuro-Ophthalmology is a sub-specialty of Neurology and Ophthalmology, and is the field of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of brain, systemic, and eye diseases that affects nerves and muscles related to the eyes and vision.

Evaluation and Management of:

  • Optic nerve disease
  • Visual field loss
  • Unexplained vision loss
  • Double vision
  • Eye movement problems
  • Thyroid eye disease
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Unequal pupil size
  • Eyelid abnormalities

Neuro-ophthalmologists specialize in many cranial nerves, which are sensory and motor nerves arising from the brainstem that control vision and eye movement.  Neuro-ophthalmologists also evaluate certain types of vision problems associated with systemic disease.

Education

B.S., Computer Science, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 2005

Honors & Awards: 

  • Summa Cum Laude

M.D., University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 2009 

Internship

Intern in Internal Medicine, Scott and White Memorial Hospital/Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center, Temple, TX 2010

Residency

Resident in Ophthalmology, Scott and White Memorial Hospital/Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center, Temple, TX 2013

  • Chief Resident in Ophthalmology, 2013

Fellowship

Fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology, Dean McGee Eye Institute/University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 2014

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology, 2014-2024 (Time-limited appointment)

Academic Appointments

Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center
(Pending appointment at Indiana University Department of Ophthalmology)

For additional information regarding Dr. Lai, please visit the practice’s website at http://www.circlecityneuro.com