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Why Choose Williams Eye Institute?

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Williams Eye Institute Merrillville

For over 30 years, eye care services have been available to Northwest Indiana and Chicago Southland residents in our Hammond practice. Our services offer an unmatched wealth of experience in cataract, glaucoma, and refractive surgery, along with the latest technology in medical and surgical eye care… all in a comfortable and caring atmosphere.

In 2013, Williams Eye Institute expanded our practice in several major ways:

  • Purchasing an additional location in Merrillville for patients in South Lake County and surrounding counties.
  • Offering the latest FDA-approved technology for custom cataract surgery, utilizing the femtosecond laser.
  • Expanding our services to include complex and traumatic cataract options and glaucoma procedures.

Most noted for offering cataract surgery with lens implantation, the surgeons at Williams Eye are revolutionizing the way cataract surgery is now done in Northwest Indiana, and they are the first surgeons in our area to offer this type of advanced technology.

Cataract surgery has now shifted from the standard manual technique to the advanced technology femtosecond laser which allows our surgeons to customize your cataract procedure using your eye’s unique characteristics in order to optimize your post-operative vision.

The surgeons have access to their adjoining state-of-the-art surgical facilities in both Hammond and Merrillville staffed by highly skilled and trained teams of ophthalmic nurses and technicians. These facilities have been awarded the highest levels of accreditation from the Accreditation for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

Williams Eye Institute also offers a variety of other medical and surgical services:

  • Glaucoma Treatment & Surgery
  • Complex & Traumatic Cataract Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Eye Care
  • Eye Infections & Injuries
  • Routine Eye Exams
  • Contact Lens Fittings

Our Hammond office houses a full-service optical shop that offers specialty and designer frames and lenses.

Williams Eye Institute complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or gender.

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Mon – Thurs: 7:30AM – 4:00PM
Fri: 7:30AM – 3:00PM

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