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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.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • 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

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES & CERTIFICATION

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

MILITARY

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

WORK HISTORY

  • 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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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

COMMUNITY SERVICE

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

ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP

  • 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