Wyche T. Coleman III, M.D.
Wyche T. Coleman, III, M.D. joined the Willis-Knighton Physician Network after completing medical school and ophthalmology residency at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. Dr. Coleman prides himself in delivering strong, ethical, and thorough patient care in eye disease and surgery. His areas of emphasis include premium intraocular lens/ cataract surgery, custom LASIK, custom PRK, refractive lens exchange and general eye care for patients with diabetes, macular degeneration, and glaucoma.
Dr. Coleman uses the latest state of the art surgical techniques in cataract and intraocular lens implant surgery. He was the second surgeon in Louisiana to be certified to perform laser cataract surgery using the LenSx system. Only available at WK Eye Surgery center, the LenSx system allows true blade free precision unattainable using standard methods.
Growing up the son of a rural family practitioner, Dr. Coleman has stayed true to his roots by spending a portion of his week seeing patients in Coushatta, Mansfield, and Many, Louisiana. In partnership with Dr. Chris Shelby, Dr. Coleman recently developed a mobile eye imaging device, allowing physicians and veterinarians to take and transmit retinal photos using Apple’s iPhone. This first of its kind technology has been licensed to medical equipment giant, Welch-Allyn, and has been approvedl by the Food and Drug Administration for use in the United States.
In addition being passionate about eye care, Dr. Coleman is also pilot and operates a flight school and aviation maintenance shop at the Shreveport Downtown airport. He has been married since 2011 and spends much of his spare time with his wife and at the airport.
Dr. Coleman specializes in:
- Cataract Surgery
- LenSx – laser cataract surgery
- Multifocal Lens Implants, Astigmatism correcting Lens Implants, Monovision Lens Implants
- All laser LASIK
- General Ophthalmology for the entire family