Alan Lacoste, MD, FACS, and Jon Yokubaitis, MD, FACS, ophthalmologists with The Eye Clinic, are ranked among the top doctors in Louisiana in the 2009 “Louisiana’s Top Doctors” report published in the September/October issue of Louisiana Life magazine. The survey report ranked doctors in 68 specialty areas, and Drs. Lacoste and Yokubaitis were among the 16 ophthalmology specialists chosen for recognition. Doctors included were voted on by physician peers in each specialty from around the country, and the selection process was conducted by Best Doctors, Inc., a Boston-based company recognized for their expertise at gathering impartial professional peer ratings. Over 30,000 doctors were surveyed for the 2009 report.
Dr. Lacoste has been with The Eye Clinic for 31 years, and serves as the President of the medical group. In addition to general ophthalmology, he specializes in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and cataract surgery. Dr. Yokubaitis has been with The Eye Clinic for 17 years, and specializes in the treatment corneal conditions, cataract and LASIK surgery, as well as general ophthalmology. Both physicians are Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and Fellows of the American College of Surgeons.