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!"
Corrective Eye
2019-12-23T20:03:22+00:00
"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!"
Corrective Eye
2019-12-23T20:17:26+00:00
“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!”
Corrective Eye
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!”
Corrective Eye
2019-12-23T20:18:45+00:00
“Long time patient. Very satisfied!”

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

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

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

“I have been a patient for 8 years and have been very satisfied.”
Corrective Eye
2019-12-23T20:21:56+00:00
“I have been a patient for 8 years and have been very satisfied.”

“Everyone was polite and a credit to the profession.”
Corrective Eye
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.”
Corrective Eye
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!”
Corrective Eye
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.”
Corrective Eye
2019-12-23T20:23:47+00:00
“I always feel confident about service and skill of the staff and doctors.”

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

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

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

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

"The professionals here treated me with respect. I was able to make my own choices about my care. Thank you to all of the staff. You Rock!"
Corrective Eye
2020-02-13T17:18:38+00:00
"The professionals here treated me with respect. I was able to make my own choices about my care. Thank you to all of the staff. You Rock!"

"After laser treatment for high levels of eye pressure in both eyes, they are now where they need to be. I would recommend this center. Thank you!"
Corrective Eye
2020-02-13T17:19:41+00:00
"After laser treatment for high levels of eye pressure in both eyes, they are now where they need to be. I would recommend this center. Thank you!"
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