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David R. Imes, O.D. - Cataract & Laser Institute

David R. Imes, O.D.

Medical Eye Care Consultant
Cataract & Laser Institute - South Bend/Mishawaka
Dr. Imes is a native Hoosier, originally from Greenfield, Indiana. He graduated from Butler University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He went on to attend the Indiana University School of Optometry, receiving his Doctorate of Optometry. He received his clinical training through the Veteran’s Administration Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia, the Indiana University Eye Clinic in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the Chanute Air Force Base Hospital in Rantoul, Illinois.

Dr. Imes has extensive experience in private practice primary eye care, serving patients in his own practice in Wisconsin for over 12 years. In addition, he has practiced as a medical optometrist in large medical/surgical practices in Southern Illinois and Central Illinois for over 11 years. Dr. Imes has considerable experience in working closely with specialists in laser vision correction, cataract surgery, corneal transplants, vitreo-retinal disease, and oculoplastics. His unique blend of extensive experience in primary care and surgical co-management allows him to provide outstanding care as well as the ability to communicate well with both patients and colleagues. His goal as a provider of consultative care for patients requiring surgical or advanced medical care is to help patients have an understanding and comfort level with the treatments and procedures necessary to address their visual and eye health needs.

Dr. Imes is very active in his church and has gone on multiple mission trips. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading and outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and skiing. Dr. Imes and his wife are excited to be a part if the South Bend/Mishawaka community.

Professional and Honorary Organizations:
Member, American Optometric Association
Member, Indiana Optometric Association
Fellowship of Christian Optometrists International
Beta Sigma Kappa, International Optometric Honor Fraternity

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