What's New?

Now, an advanced computer controlled laser technology is available that significantly reduces the risk of complications. It is known as Intralase.Intralase is the latest technological breakthrough in all laser LASIK.The Intralase IFS advanced Laser provides an all–laser approach to LASIK surgery. RESTOR is a breakthrough in intraocular lens technology for most people with Cataracts, with or without Presbyopia that may restore the eyesight of youth.


Dr. Malitz, was educated at the top academic institutions in the country, graduating in the top 3% of his class from The University of Michigan, attending UCLA Geffen School of Medicine and getting advanced eye training at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. He has more than two decades of experience in the medical ans surgical treatment of the eye.He is board certified and has been in private practice for over 20 years


Our state-of-the-art office is equipped with advanced equipment including the Topcon OCT to diagnose and monitor glaucoma and other conditions, the Visx Excimer LASER used to perform LASIK. A scan Ultrasound, IOL Master to accurately measure eyes for vision correcting implants, B scan ultrasound for seeing through dense cataracts, Nidek Lasers to treat diabetic eye disease, SLT laser to treat glaucoma.


Ohio Valley Eye Institute |LASIK and Cataract Experts | 812-421-2020

For over 20 years, the Ohio Valley Eye Institute is a leader in state-of-the-art eye care. We specialize in complete eye care with an emphasis on refractive surgery (LASIK), cataract surgery, glaucoma, and the medical treatment of eye diseases.

Our ophthalmologists, Dr. David I Malitz, and Dr. C. Mark Millsap, are Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Our doctors provide the most technological advanced forms of eye care. We’d love to help you see clear like thousands of other patients. As a matter of fact, if you have been told that you cannot have corrective eye surgery by other doctors, we may have a solution for you. There’s better than 95% chance that we can eliminate your need for glasses for virtually all activities. Schedule an appointment here. With the modern advances in Vision Correction technology, there is no reason to live with the burden of glasses and contacts.

Lasik Procedure
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1. Few drops of numbing medicine result in a painless procedure. It is carried out after you lie down on the table. You are aware of what is happening around you.

2. A speculum keeps your lids open comfortably and prevents blinking. It takes a few moments to achieve perfect alignment of laser beam.

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3. Invisible light from INTRALASE shapes a precise and perfect flap. This step offers maximum safety.

4. The excimer beam reshapes the front surface of thee eye to correct your number and enables you to see clearly without glasses.

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