History

Corrective Eye Center History

Here is a brief timeline highlighting just a few of the major milestones at Corrective Eye Center:

1987

  • Dr. Salamon founded the Cataract Eye Center of Cleveland, Inc.
  • Operating out of the St. Vincent Medical Building in Cleveland, Ohio

1991

  • Dr. Louis joined the practice in August

1992

  • Opened our first satellite office in Euclid, Ohio in the AM Pena Building
  • Dr. Louis started seeing patients at Grace Hospital on West 14th

1993

  • Opened up another satellite office in Independence, at the Rockside Medical Building
  • Dr. Louis went from Grace Hospital to Lutheran Medical Center

1994

  • Corrective Eye Center purchased the practice of Dr. Jack Peretz and moved to the Euclid Medical Plaza.
  • Dr. Peretz continued to see his patients while now working with Dr. Salamon and Dr. Louis and the Corrective Eye Center

1995

  • Dr. Louis began seeing patients on the West side in Fairview

1997

  • Opened up Cleveland Surgical Suites in Richmond Heights, Ohio.
    Began formal cataract Co-management with Optometrists within Northeast Ohio, Greater Cleveland Area
  • Patient sees their Cleveland/Akron Area Optometrist (O.D.)
  • Optometrist diagnoses cataracts, glaucoma, etc.
  • Optometrist cannot perform surgery
  • Optometrist refers patient to Corrective Eye Center for surgery
  • Corrective Eye Center physician performs the surgery
  • Corrective Eye Center sends patient back to Cleveland or Akron area Optometrist for follow up care

1998

  • Started performing Lasik surgery

1999

  • Dr. Louis went from Fairview, Ohio to West 150th office
  • Started performing Intacs
  • Another form of refractive surgery: Corneal ring segments inserted into the eyes.
  • Baby steps of going from Cataract Eye Center to Corrective Eye Center Still “CEC”
  • Wanted people and other doctor’s to know we did more than just cataracts
  • Lasik/Intacs potential was unaware since name was Cataract and not Corrective

2000

  • Corrective Eye Center was born, a division of Cataract Eye Center

2001

  • Created website for Corrective Eye Center via World Synergy

2002

  • Stopped performing Lasik
  • Cataract Eye Center dba Corrective Eye Center officially became Corrective Eye Center
  • Optometrist Referral network grew
  • Began holding quartly O.D. Educational Seminars
  • O.D. need credit hours each year to maintain status
  • Shadowing an M.D. aka Grand Rounds
  • Observing surgery in the Operating Room
  • Attending a CE (Certified Education) seminar
  • Must be approved by the State Optometry Board

2004

  • Moved head operations from Downtown Cleveland, Ohio location to Euclid, Ohio location
  • Euclid became Main Office

2005

  • Premium Lens were introduced: ReSTOR, Crystalens and Toric
  • Created O.D. only section on website for referring Optometrists

2007

  • Corrective Eye Center bought out the AmSurg partners to acquired Cleveland Surgical Suites

2008

  • Dr. Louis went from West 150th to Rocky River

2009

  • No more Lutheran patients

Tidbits on CEC

  • First medical practice to advertise on TV beginning in 1987
  • First Ophthalmology practice to own an SLT (Selective Laser Trabeculoplasy)
  • Leading PRIVATE Practice in Northeast Ohio—NOT part of UH or Cleveland Clinic

 

Patient Testimonials

"It's great to see clearly again!"
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"It's great to see clearly again!"

“I truly can’t thank the doctor and the staff enough for their caring about me and my eye health. I would and have recommended CEC. Thank you!"
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“I truly can’t thank the doctor and the staff enough for their caring about me and my eye health. I would and have recommended CEC. Thank you!"

“Always a great experience. I was initially a little apprehensive about specialty eye care – not anymore! Thank you!”
2019-12-23T20:18:09+00:00
“Always a great experience. I was initially a little apprehensive about specialty eye care – not anymore! Thank you!”

“Long time patient. Very satisfied!”
2019-12-23T20:18:45+00:00
“Long time patient. Very satisfied!”

“Wonderful staff!”
2019-12-23T20:19:19+00:00
“Wonderful staff!”

“The best service I have ever had with my eyes and making them healthy. Doctor Salamon and the staff take great care of me!”
2019-12-23T20:19:47+00:00
“The best service I have ever had with my eyes and making them healthy. Doctor Salamon and the staff take great care of me!”

“Everyone at the office was friendly and professional.”
2019-12-23T20:20:11+00:00
“Everyone at the office was friendly and professional.”

“It’s always a pleasure to come here to Corrective Eye Center.”
2019-12-23T20:20:51+00:00
“It’s always a pleasure to come here to Corrective Eye Center.”

“Always professional.”
2019-12-23T20:21:14+00:00
“Always professional.”

“Excellent patient care!”
2019-12-23T20:21:34+00:00
“Excellent patient care!”

“I have been a patient for 8 years and have been very satisfied.”
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“I have been a patient for 8 years and have been very satisfied.”

“Everyone was polite and a credit to the profession.”
2019-12-23T20:22:47+00:00
“Everyone was polite and a credit to the profession.”

“Great staff. When I called and had a question, I received a phone call back promptly and my question was answered thoroughly.”
2019-12-23T20:23:10+00:00
“Great staff. When I called and had a question, I received a phone call back promptly and my question was answered thoroughly.”

“I have been coming here for years and would never go anywhere else!”
2019-12-23T20:23:29+00:00
“I have been coming here for years and would never go anywhere else!”

“I always feel confident about service and skill of the staff and doctors.”
2019-12-23T20:23:47+00:00
“I always feel confident about service and skill of the staff and doctors.”

“Awesome staff!”
2019-12-23T20:24:05+00:00
“Awesome staff!”

“Staff and doctors are always friendly and helpful.”
2019-12-23T20:24:24+00:00
“Staff and doctors are always friendly and helpful.”

“Very professional environment and staff. Highly recommend!”
2019-12-23T20:24:46+00:00
“Very professional environment and staff. Highly recommend!”

“Received very good service from doctor and staff.”
2019-12-23T20:25:03+00:00
“Received very good service from doctor and staff.”