What We Offer
Welcome to VRI! We provide highly specialized treatment to patients referred to our practice for diseases and injuries to the retina or vitreous. Offering modern, state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment capabilities, VRI provides its patients with the very best in care and convenience.
Readily Available Diagnostic Services
VRI offers a complete range of angiographic services necessary to properly diagnose and monitor the progression of retinal diseases. Fluorescein Angiography, ICG Angiography and Verteporfin Photo Dynamic Therapy is performed. A complete Ultrasonography, ocular coherence tomography and Electrophysiology Laboratory is also present.
VRI offers a major resource for the diagnoses, monitoring and treatment of diabetic retinopathy, a leading cause of blindness in adults.
In its more advanced stages, proliferative retinopathy produces neovascularization, abnormal new vessels which may rupture and cloud the vitreous, or cause scarring which can result in retinal detachment.
Efficient Administrative Services
VRi's central administrative headquarters is maintained in our Baton Rouge office.
Hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Courteous staff members are available to assist in scheduling appointments, coordinating referrals, and filing insurance benefit claims.
We participate in most major health plans and we accept cash, checks, and credit cards for payments due from patients at the time of service.
VRI has been involved in several national studies and are principal investigators for drug therapies for macular degeneration. Our doctors are currently involved in several studies comparing the efficiency of those drugs in various retinal diseases.