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Dr. Jaime Jiménez: Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence

Congratulations to Dr. Jaime Jiménez on his 25 years of dedicated service to the patients of Southern Eye Center!

Dr. Jiménez was the first full-time vitreoretinal specialist in Southern Mississippi and has been caring for patients at Southern Eye Center since 1992. As a fellowship trained physician, he has provided over 50,000 procedures and was named a “Mississippi Healthcare Hero” in 2011.

Acknowledged by his patients and colleagues as a dedicated leader in his profession, Dr. Jiménez makes patients feel at ease during procedures. He has a high level of patient care and satisfaction, and his involvement doesn’t stop at the clinic doors. Outside of work, Dr. Jiménez is deeply connected to his community and is passionate about the arts.

We honor and congratulate Dr. Jiménez for achieving this 25-year milestone and we look forward to many more years to come!

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Dr. Jiménez sponsors piano virtuoso at Festival South

Latin Grammy-nominee Adonis Gonzalez’ playing has been described as “elegant and of highest virtuosity.” Come hear him perform Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the FestivalSouth Orchestral Academy Orchestra.

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Kiper Nelson, MD, Makes Generous Donation for Professorship Endowment at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

$1 Million Gift from an Alumnus Endows Professorship, Boosts Campaign Past $232 Million Mark

A gift of $1 million from an alumnus of the residency program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has funded a new endowed professorship in pediatric ophthalmology as part of the comprehensive campaign to support the Medical Center.

Kiper Nelson, M.D., who completed his residency training in ophthalmology at Wake Forest Baptist in 2000, and his wife, Laura Lee Nelson, made the gift to endow the Laura Lee and Kiper C. Nelson, M.D., Professorship in Pediatric Ophthalmology.

Grey Weaver Jr., M.D., associate professor of ophthalmology at the Wake Forest Baptist Eye Center, was honored as the first recipient of the Nelson Professorship.

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Cosmetic Services now available at The Lotus Spa

Southern Eye Center is now offering cosmetic services at the new Lotus Spa

Stan Saulny, M.D., fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon at Southern Eye Center is now offering cosmetic services such as Botox, Juvéderm, and Latisse at the new and upcoming Lotus Spa located in the heart of downtown Hattiesburg. Dr. Saulny is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, completed a residency in ophthalmology at UCLA, followed by a fellowship in Facial and Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery.  Dr. Saulny has over a decade of experience in cosmetic surgery and cosmetic injections.

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Gift of Sight 2013

Southern Eye Center offers Free eye procedures

For decades, Southern Eye Center has held an annual Gift of Sight Day and this year the tradition will continue. There are many people who simply fall through the cracks when it comes to receiving affordable medical treatment.  Any patient in South Mississippi who is uninsured and unable to pay may be able to have their vision corrected at no cost.

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New treatment for Kerataconus

Intacs approved for the treatment of Kerataconus  

Insurance companies are now approving Intacs for the treatment of Keratoconus – Intacs are prescription corneal inserts that are inserted into the tissue of the cornea (the clear, front surface of the eye) to treat Keratoconus, a disease that creates a thinning of the cornea and can result in loss of vision.

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Make a Difference Day 2012

Southern Eye Center continues to Make a Difference..

There are many people who simply fall through the cracks when it comes to receiving medical treatment.  Years ago, the physicians at Southern Eye Center decided to” Make a Difference” and fill those cracks.  Each year the surgeons at SEC set aside a day dedicated to help anyone in need of an eye procedure but lack the means to have it performed.

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