Dr. Jay Pepose

Ophthalmology
Chesterfield, MO
39 years experience

Locations

Office

Chesterfield, MO

Address

1815 Clarkson Road, 13134 Tesson Ferry Road, Chesterfield, MO
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Pepose is an expert in cataract, LASIK, and refractive surgery. He is Medical Director of Pepose Vision Institute and Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at Washington University in St Louis. He is the Executive Editor of The American Journal of Ophthalmology and on the editorial board of the Journal of Refractive Surgery and has written over 180 peer reviewed articles. He is the recipient of the Cogan Award from ARVO, the Gold Fellow Award from ARVO, and the Senior Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Pepose is cited in America's Top Doctors and in Best Doctors in America. He lectures widely on treatment for presbyopia and other ocular conditions.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

52 Answers
21 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Pepose
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Many things: Visual hallucinations can have many causes. These can range from migraines, seizures, retinal disease, neurodegenerative conditions, charles bonnet sy ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Pepose
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Color contact lenses: Color contact lenses can be opaque to fully change the appearance of your iris color or tinted to enhance the color of people with lightly colored eye ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Pepose
39 years experience Ophthalmology
None: There is no color of sunglass that harms your eyes, although they may alter contrast sensitivity or perception of true colors. What can damage your ey ... Read More
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Dr Jay Pepose is a world-renowned cataract and refractive surgeon, as well as researcher. Dr. Pepose has conducted many clinical trials that have helped eye surgeons make improved choices on intraocu...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pepose is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Pepose is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! very good thank u sir :)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UCLA School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1982MD

Awards

Cogan Award, ARVO Fellow, AAO Senior Honor Award
Best Doctors in America, America's Top Doctors
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