"We are pleased to provide you professional eye care using the latest, safest technology. All with a hometown touch."
When you call to make an appointment with us, you will always get a friendly, courteous voice that belongs to a skilled ophthalmic receptionist. Our receptionists are trained to help you deal with any eye emergency or can help you set up a routine examination. Your thoughtful answers to her questions allows her to determine the right appointment time and any special instructions the doctors might need for your visit.
"Ophthalmology Associates of Western Kentucky brings the latest technology and best in vision care to our friends and our neighbors.”
You’ve earned the right to have the best possible eye care. Dr. Herrell, Dr. Cook and their highly trained staff are ready to help keep your eyes healthy using advanced professional skills while making you feel very comfortable throughout your visit.
Dr. Paul Herrell offers some of the most advanced vision treatment available in western Kentucky. He can perform cataract surgery in a hospital near you and is skilled in no-shot, no-stitch cataract surgery, which helps patients to heal quicker and resume their normal activities faster.
We offer the most modern laser treatment, treatment for glaucoma, retinal problems, crossed eyes and a broad range of medical and surgical eye health issues.
"We don’t just treat patients, we earn their trust and build relationships for a lifetime."
Each of us works diligently to ensure that we provide nothing short of the very best eye care for you while building a relationship that we hope lasts a lifetime. We explain in understandable terms what your problems are and how to correct them. No fancy language, no medical jargon. Just plain talk while we work with you, your family and in your communities.
We use ultrasonic measurements and laser technology to do our outpatient surgery, and our staff works with your other doctors to provide state of the art coordinated eye treatment.
"Thank you for being on time for your appointment…"
We make your visit as easy as possible. On you first visit, we will complete the paperwork, special measurements and your eye exam. Please be sure to bring your insurance cards, prescription medications you take, and your present set of eyeglasses. If you have any questions, jot them down so we can discuss them. We participate with Medicare and Blue Cross and also accept Medical Assistance and most other private insurance companies. We will bill most insurance companies for you after you have met your deductibles, co-payments and other patient responsibilities. We will do our best to assist with your insurance and make your visit as easy as possible. Please always feel free to ask any questions. Payments for medical services are requested at the time of the service. We do appreciate your cooperation.
"Saving vision or a human life is the only commitment that I hold higher than being on time for my patients’ appointments."
Emergencies can and do happen.
That’s true for me as a doctor, and for you as patients as well. If you should need to change an appointment, please give us 24-hours notice so another patient can be seen. We will gladly reschedule your visit.