IDEAL EYE SURGERY

About Us

Your comfort and well-being are our top priorities. We take the time to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and tailor our treatments to your specific needs. Our goal is to make every visit to Ideal Eye Surgery a positive and stress-free experience.

Our Mission

At Ideal Eye Surgery, we embrace the evolution of eye care by leveraging cutting-edge technology and innovative surgical techniques. Departing from an era of the traditional, one-size-fits-all approach, we tailor our treatments to suit your unique needs.

In a landscape where many ophthalmology practices adhere to outdated methods, we are committed to investing time and expertise to uncover your ideal solution. Our dedicated team of experienced doctors prioritizes fostering strong collaborative partnerships with your primary eye care doctor, allowing them to continue the long-term care of your eyes. That enables us to provide you with an enlightening initial evaluation and opportunities for informed discussions that will guide you toward the best surgical decision.

At Ideal Eye Surgery we’re not just restoring vision; we’re tailoring it to you to help you experience the world with newfound clarity. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to welcome you to our practice and work together to optimize your vision and ensure you see your best.

Personalized Eye Care

Meet Ideal Eye Surgery's Doctors

Our doctors understand that eye surgery is an important milestone in your life. We use our vision every waking moment. For those wanting to invest in the long-term quality of their vision, our team has created a comprehensive evaluation process. This ensures that you know what the best options are for YOUR eyes and lifestyle. Our doctors have been trained in the latest technological advances in cataract surgery which allows them to craft the ideal surgical plan for your eyes.

Dr. Michael Stock

Dr. Stock, a native of St. Louis, is a board-certified cataract and refractive surgeon serving the greater St. Louis community. Graduating from Vanderbilt University School of Engineering with a double major in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering, he earned his medical degree from Washington University and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Washington University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Dr. Stock specializes in advanced cataract surgery, including femtosecond laser surgery, and is involved in research, with published papers and contributions to healthcare literature.

Dr. Whitney Marlow

Dr. Whitney Marlow, a comprehensive ophthalmologist from southern Illinois, graduated magna cum laude from Illinois Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Science in biology and a minor in psychology. She attended Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, where she earned membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Marlow completed her residency in ophthalmology at Saint Louis University, where she served as Chief Resident and received the S. Harrison Jerrold Award for Outstanding Resident. Dedicated to providing customized care plans, her focus is on cataract surgery, and she is actively involved in the development of ocular pathology curriculum and medical student courses.

Dr. Cameron Evans

Dr. Cameron Evans, D.O., a Michigan native now practicing as a cataract and refractive surgeon in St. Louis, graduated from Hope College with a Bachelors in Chemistry and earned his medical degree from A.T. Still University in Kirksville. Completing his internship and residency at Ohio University, he served as the Chief Ophthalmologic Resident. Dr. Evans is board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and is a member of the Refractive Surgery Alliance and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Specializing in Modern All LASER LASIK and Lens Based Surgery, he is dedicated to providing superior outcomes using innovative eye care treatments.

Dr. Nicole Lowrey

Dr. Nicole Lowrey, a Texas native, is a dedicated ophthalmologist with an impressive medical background. Graduating with honors in biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin, she pursued combined M.D. and Ph.D. training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, conducting research supported by the NIH on the human innate immune system. During her medical internship and ophthalmology residency at Washington University, Dr. Lowrey received recognition for her outstanding work, including the Mat Guirgis Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Award and the Rosenbaum Resident Research Award. Beyond her medical expertise, she is an active member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Ophthalmology, committed to delivering top-notch care to the community.

Dr. Taylor Wolkart

Dr. Taylor Wolkart, a distinguished optometrist and the Director of Refractive Care at our practice, brings a wealth of expertise to his role. A proud graduate of Louisiana State University, he earned his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences in 2016, laying the foundation for his optometric career. With honors, he obtained his doctorate in 2021 from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Dr. Wolkart, originally from Denham Springs, Louisiana, is not only committed to excellence in eye care but also finds joy in family, outdoor activities, and serving his community.

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Vision Correction

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