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Dr. Eric Polk


Dr. Polk is originally from the St. Louis area. He received his bachelor’s degree at Missouri State University. He graduated with honors from the University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Optometry in 1994.


Dr. Polk’s interest in refractive surgery led him to TLCVision in the year 2000. At the St. Louis Center, he is responsible for the clinical care of patients before and after surgery. He has assisted in the evaluation and care of over 15,000 LASIK cases working with Dr. Stephen Wexler at the St. Louis Center.

Memberships / Accomplishments

Dr. Polk is a member of the Missouri Optometric Association, the St. Louis Optometric Society, the Optometric Council of Refractive Technology and the American Academy of Optometry. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at UM – St. Louis College of Optometry where he teaches the students about Ophthalmic lasers. Working with Dr. Wexler, he has participated in clinical studies involving refractive surgery.

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