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Located On Jones Creek Road
Right Across from the Red River Bank

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Our Eye Doctors

Highly trained in the latest technology, Our doctors take their time to perform a comprehensive eye exam to check for eye disease and make sure you get the most accurate prescription for your eyeglasses or contacts.

Contact lens specialists, Each of our doctors has over 30 years experience fitting eyes for contact lenses. From the simple near-sighted first time wearer to the complex astigmatic, bifocal or diseased cornea patient, we work to find the proper fit for you.

Schedule an appointment today, and start seeing and looking your best. The doctors at Shenandoah Eye Clinic are prepared to show you how caring expert personal optometry can be.

Meet our doctors:

Dr. Edwin F. Adams III, O.D.

edwin adamsDr. Edwin Adams continues to be one of the top contact lens specialists in the country, able to fit even the hardest-to-fit clients with contacts. A longtime member of the Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Adams along with our other doctors remain committed to the continued health and prosperity of our community.


  • Post Graduate 1991 LA State Association of Optometrists
  • Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Graduate 1972-1976 Southern College of Optometry Memphis, TN
  • Graduate 1971-1972 Loyola University New Orleans, LA
  • Undergraduate 1967-1971 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA
  • High School 1963-1967 Holy Cross High, New Orleans, LA


  • 1992 – Certified in Pharmacology and Ocular Therapeutics – LA State Board Optometry
  • 1976 – LA State Board of Optometry Examiners


  • 1976 – 1978 Captain, US Army at Fort Leonard General Army Hospital
  • 1978 – 1980 Captain, US Army Reserve Hospital in New Orleans, LA


  • 1976 – 1981 Us Army Fort Leonard Wood Army Hospital, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
  • 1978 – 1981 Vision Center, Gonzales, LA
  • 1981 – 1990 Owner Texas State Optical Franchises, Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Thibodeaux and Denhan Springs, LA
  • 1990 – Present Owner Eyewear Unlimited, Incimages/Ascension Optical & Ascension Optical Lab
  • 1993 – Present Owner Shenandoah Eye Clinic, Baton Rouge, LA
  • 1990 – Present Williamson Eye Center, Ascension Clinic, Gonzales, LA


  • 1999 – 2000 President, LA State Association of Optometrists
  • 2001 – 2002 Member LA State Executive Board


  • 1997 – Present Rotary Club. Gonzales, LA
  • 1995 Governor Appointee – Board of TeleMedicine
  • 1980 – 1985 Lions Club, Gonzales, LA


  • American Optometric Association
  • Louisiana State Association of Optometrists
  • Southern Council of Optometrists
  • New Orleans Contact Lens Society
  • American Optometric Contact Lens Section
  • American Public Health Association

Dr. Lawrence Aderhold O.D.

Dr. Bridgette Connorton O.D.


Our opticians are certified by the American Board of Opticians and receive regular training from manufacturers on new products and technology. From the moment you call or come in the clinic, our opticians are there to assist and answer any questions you may have.

In the luxury of our modern optical showroom, our opticians let you browse and select your choice of frames at your leisure, providing product details and style suggestions at your request. Friendly and familiar with our eye wear and accessories, your personal optician is always available to answer questions and schedule an appointment with one of our doctors at your convenience.

Find the style and look that compliment your life, and discover the quality eye care found at Shenandoah Eye Clinic. Our experienced professionals understand eyes, and specialize in providing a thorough and comfortable experience for you and your family.

Open days, evenings and Saturdays for your convenience, contact us today to schedule an exam or drop by and have one of our staff show you how simple personal eye care can be.