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Richard E. Selser, Jr., M.D.

Dr. Richard E. Selser, Jr. is a board-certified ophthalmologist practicing at Ohio Eye Associates and as an ophthalmic surgeon at MedCentral Health System since 2006. Previously, Dr. Selser practiced at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, where he was Associate Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Selser is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He received his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 1981, and completed his internship and residency in ophthalmology at Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation. Dr. Selser also completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at the University of Michigan.

His specialty interests include cataract surgery, specialty implants, refractive lens exchange surgery, Lasik, corneal transplantation, DSEK, and glaucoma therapy.

He has previously served as the Medical Director, Vice President and President of The Southern Eye Bank. Dr. Selser also held academic appointments as an instructor at the University of Michigan and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University.

Dr. Selser is a member of several professional organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology
  • International Society of Refractive Keratoplasty
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Dr. Selser was named one of “America’s Top Ophthalmologists” by the Consumer Research Council of America. He was also awarded “Best Doctors in America” distinction in 2009.