Laborde Eye Group announces new location in Columbus

Published 10:00 pm Sunday, June 29, 2014

Robert P. Laborde, MD, retina specialist, eye surgeon and founder of Laborde Eye Group in Hendersonville, N.C. announced that his office would be expanding their services to Polk County. As part of a new affiliation with Edney Eye Associates in Columbus, the Laborde Eye Group began seeing new patients from the Polk, Rutherfordton and Upstate S.C. region on June 25. “Dr. Edney and I have shared many mutual patients over the years,” says Dr. Robert P. Laborde. “He and I both see the need for continued quality eye care in the foothills. Dr. Edney and his staff have been very welcoming to Laborde Eye Group.”
Dr. Stephen J. Capps, MD, MPH of Laborde Eye Group is accepting new patients at the Columbus location, with appointments available on the fourth Wednesday of every month. New patients will be accepted with or without a referral from an eye doctor. This will be the fifth location for Laborde Eye Group, with four other offices in Hendersonville, Asheville, Burnsville and Spruce Pine, N.C.
Both Dr. Laborde and Dr. Capps are fellows of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and fully credentialed at Park Ridge Health and Pardee Hospital.
Dr. Capps has over 20 years of experience with cataract surgery, complex glaucoma and general ophthalmology, and is a board-certified ER physician and Ophthalmologist. Dr. Capps joined Laborde Eye Group in March of 2013.
“We are thrilled to be expanding our services to Columbus and excited to be working with Edney Eye Associates,” says Capps. “We want to meet the needs of the community and provide quality care and convenience to folks in Polk County and the surrounding area.”
Laborde Eye Group’s new office is located at Edney Eye Associates located at 69 Shuford Road, Suite B in Columbus. For more information please visit or call 866-693-0747.
– article submitted
by Brittany Ellis

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