Front Office Manager
Patsy has 34 yrs experience running Ophthalmology offices. She handles all of the scheduling, both clinical and surgical. She also handles the insurance claims and office calls. Patsy is married to Tim Chaisson.
Ophthalmic and Laser Technician
Tim has over 34 years experience as an ophthalmic technician. He orders and fits all of our contact lens. He runs special testing like the visual field machine. His latest endeavor was to operate and manage my Visx Excimer Laser for laser vision correction. Both Tim and his wife, Patsy, speak French, which helps with our older non-English speaking patients.
Front Office Assistant and Microkeratome Technician
Gwen has 12 years experience working with patient scheduling, insurance filing and patient relations. In 2006, she became certified to run the Bausch & Lomb XP microkeratome used to make the Lasik flap during laser vision correction.
Julie Foreman, M.D.
Board Certified Ophthalmologist, Glaucoma Specialist
A native of Belle Chasse, Dr. Julie Foreman joined Leoni Eye Clinic in 2012. She is an honor graduate of Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL, and earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. She completed residency training in Ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, TN. Dr. Foreman returned to New Orleans in 2011, where she completed a Glaucoma fellowship at Tulane University Medical Center.
She has authored and co-authored several articles in various Ophthalmology and Glaucoma journals. Dr. Foreman specializes in the surgical and medical management of glaucoma. She is accepting both new glaucoma and adult general ophthalmology patients.
Dr. Foreman is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the LSU Eye Clinic in Lafayette.
Lafayette General Medical Center: Attending Staff, August 2012-present
Lafayette General Surgical Hospital: Attending Staff, August 2012-present