Eric Reish, M.D.

Eric Reish, M.D.
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  • BA in Economics – University of the South – Sewanee, TN – 2000
  • Medical Doctorate – Louisiana State University School of Medicine – New Orleans, Louisiana – 2004


  • Ochsner Clinic Hospital – New Orleans, LA – 2005


  • Ophthalmology – Louisiana State University School of Medicine/Ochsner – New Orleans, LA – 2008
    • Chief Resident – 2007-2008


  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist American Board of Ophthalmology
  • VISX/lntraLase Physician Certification Program – 2007


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Southern Medical Association


  • Greater New Orleans Medical Foundation Scholarship – 2007
  • Chief Resident in Ophthalmology – 2007
  • Louis Perez Award – 2004
  • George Haik, M.D. Scholarship – 2003
  • Phillip Evans Award – 2000
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta – 1999-2000
  • Order of Gownsmen – 1998-2000
  • Wilken’s Academic Scholarship – 1996-2000


  • Dr. Reish specializes in diseases and surgery of the eye, including no-stitch cataract surgery, refractive intraocular lens implants and laser surgery for glaucoma and retinal disease, as well as treatment for macular degeneration. Dr. Reish also performs LASIK (iLASIK, Intralase) surgery and cosmetic oculoplastic surgery.
  • His hobbies include running, skiing, tennis, soccer, reading, and computers.

Additional Information:

  • Dr. Reish has professionally published and presented on the following topics:
    • Bupropion (Zyban, Wellbutrin) Inhibits Nicotine-Induced Viral Reactivation in Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 Latent Rabbits.
    • Nicotine Applied by Transdermal Patch Induced HSV-1 Reactivation and Ocular-Shedding in Latently Infected Rabbits.
    • Efficacy of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty in Patients with Open-Angle Glaucoma VS Mixed Mechanism Glaucoma Receiving Fixed Ocular Drug Therapy Followed for up to 18 Months at a Single Institution
    • Efficacy of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty in Open Angle Glaucoma Patients at a Single Institution
    • Nicotine applied by transdermal patch induced HSV-1 ocular shedding in latently infected rabbits.