Minadeo Eye Center offers access to affordable, high-quality vision correction surgery, and also diagnoses and treats cataracts, retinal conditions, diabetic retinopathy, dry eye and other eye care conditions. We’re a comprehensive eye care and laser cataract option for residents of Mount Pleasant and surrounding cities.
If you’re over 50 and experiencing blurry vision that glasses can no longer correct, you may have cataracts. The good news is that there is a treatment for you – the most commonly performed procedure in the US: Cataract Surgery.
We offer the most advanced cataract lens implants and combine them with the newest laser technology to provide the clearest and most accurate results possible. With the advancement of cataract surgery and lens replacement options, you may now be able to see clearly for the first time in years.
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and blindness. However, with early detection and treatment, you can protect your eyes against serious vision loss. Treatments include eye drops, laser-assisted surgery and the iStent procedure.
Common conditions affecting the retina are diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. Treatment options include close monitoring, medication, injections, eye drops and laser-assisted surgery.
Minadeo Eye Center and Dr. Michael Minadeo have served the Mt. Pleasant community for more than 30 years.
Minadeo Eye Center prides itself on providing quality professional eye care for the entire family. We want to make sure that when you visit our office you are at ease because we understand the stress that often comes with vision issues.
Our experienced eye care professionals specialize in a range of eye treatment techniques to ensure you receive the ideal treatment to meet your needs. This level of individualized care is the first step in successful outcomes.
We want to ensure that all our patients are comfortable with their treatment. We are confident you will be happy you chose Minadeo Eye Center for all your eye care needs.
ichael A. Minadeo
Dr. Minadeo was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Mercyhurst College in Erie and earned his ophthalmology credentials at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Minadeo moved to Mt. Pleasant and opened Minadeo Eye Center in 1985, and he opened the Mt. Pleasant Surgery Center in 1998. He specializes in cataracts and glaucoma as well as general ophthalmology.
AI H. CHAVALA, MD
Sai Chavala, M.D., is a fellowship-trained retina specialist. As a board-certified retina surgeon, Dr. Chavala is passionate about combining his retinal experience with the latest technology and innovative treatment options to help patients with retinal disease and vision loss. Dr. Chavala specializes in retina and vitreous surgery, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion.
Dr. Sai Chavala graduated from the University of Missouri in an accelerated program with his bachelors and medical degrees. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Cole Eye Institute Cleveland Clinic Foundation and a research fellowship in stem cells and regenerative medicine at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Chavala then completed a fellowship in surgical retina at Duke University. He later served as an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, where he taught the latest techniques in retinal surgery to ophthalmologists in training.
Dr. Chavala currently serves as a tenured, full Professor at the North Texas Eye Research Institute at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. There he leads a NIH funded research laboratory focused on stem cell approaches to repair and regenerate the retina. He has led or participated in more than 75 scholarly presentations, research publications and patents, and is heavily dedicated to several philanthropic activities. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Texas Medical Association, American Society of Retina Specialists, Tarrant County Medical Association, Retinal Society and Macula Society.
ark J. Glanzer
Mark J Glanzer, O.D. received his B.S. in Vision Science in 1992 and a Doctorate in Optometry in 1994 from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oklahoma. He then completed a hospital-based residency at the American Lake VA Hospital in Tacoma, Washington. Following residency he joined the faculty at NSU College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma as an assistant clinical professor.
Dr. Glanzer has participated at the Minadeo Eye Center since 1997 and specializes in the medical treatment of eye disease and injury as well as comprehensive eye exams.