Dr. Michael P. Steele


2003-2004 Residency in Primary Care (2003-2004)
Ochsner Hospital and Clinic, New Orleans, LA
1999-2003 Doctor of Optometry (May 2003)
Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, Illinois
1994-1998 Bachelor of Science, Biology (December 1998)
University of Missouri, Columbia

Clinical Experience


Pepose Vision Institute, Chesterfield, MO (August 2004-July 2009)
  • Pre and Post-operative cataract surgery management
  • Pre and Post-operative phakic Intraocular lens management
  • Pre and Post-operative LASIK / LASEK management
  • Pre and Post-operative care for PKP, DSEK, and Pterygium patients
  • Obtaining and interpreting pre-LASIK biometry measurements (Orbscan, Atlas, Zywave, Customvue)
  • Primary eyecare including Keratoconus contact lens fitting
  • Glaucoma management

Optometry Resident

Ochsner Hospital, New Orleans, LA (August 2003-August 2004)
  • Glaucoma clinic
  • Triage clinic

Optometry Resident

Chabert Medical Center, Houma, LA (August 2003-August 2004)
  • Retina clinic

Optometric Intern

Eye Care Professionals, Lantana, FL (March 2003-May2003)

Optometric Intern

Omni Eye Center, Atlanta, GA (November 2002-February 2003)

Optometric Intern

The Illinois Eye Institute, Chicago, IL (August 2002-October 2002)

Optometric Intern

The Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA (May 2002-August 2002)

Optometric Technician

Kies Eye Center, Cape Girardeau, MO (May 2000-August 2000)

Optometric Technician

In Vision, Columbia, MO (January 1999-May 1999)

Enucleation Technician

Lions Eye Research Foundation, Columbia, MO (May 1997-January 1999)

Professional Licenses and Memberships

  • State of Louisiana Therapeutic Optometry License # 1378-515T (non-active)
  • State of Missouri Therapeutic Optometry License # 2004018280
  • American Optometric Association 1999-2009
    • Contact Lens and Cornea Section
    • Low Vision Rehabilitation Section
  • Missouri Optometric Association 2004-2009
  • St Louis Optometric Association 2004-2009
  • Louisiana Optometric Association 2003-2004

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