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Eye Health America Acquires Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare in South Carolina

By Staff
Friday, August 3, 2018 12:27 AM


ATLANTA—Eye Health America (EHA), a leader in eyecare practice management, is announcing today that it has acquired Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare and The Surgery & Laser Center at Professional Park, a leading eyecare provider in South Carolina. According to the announcement, the acquisition will strengthen Eye Health America’s presence in the region and establishes a strategic partnership between Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare and EHA’s additional member practices in South Carolina, including Clemson Eye and Piedmont Surgery Center, which were acquired in March, as VMAIL reported.

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Montgomery & Riddle’s four South Carolina clinic locations are Greenville, Clinton/Laurens, Newberry and Saluda, and it also operates the state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center, The Surgery & Laser Center at Professional Park, in Clinton.

EHA, which is based here, was formed earlier this year by LLR Partners, a lower middle-market private equity firm. It has partnered with ophthalmology, optometry practices and ambulatory surgery centers across the Southeast U.S. to provide best-in-class eyecare. In addition to Montgomery & Riddle, EHA’s member practices include The Eye Associates, Clemson Eye and Piedmont Surgery Center.

“We’ve always prioritized innovation, ensuring our patients have access to the latest technology and treatments possible, and this partnership ensures we can pursue that mission for years to come,” Dr. Keith Riddle, a co-managing partner at Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare, said in the announcement. “We’re proud to work with the respected community of physicians and surgeons at Clemson Eye and Piedmont Surgery Center to deliver the highest quality of patient care.”

Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare offers advanced eyecare treatments, including blade-free laser cataract surgery, corneal transplantation (DMEK/DSEK/PKP), LASIK/PRK surgery, advanced glaucoma treatments (MIGS), oculoplastic procedures, and diabetic eyecare.

“Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare is the perfect addition to our South Carolina collaborative in both quality care and culture,” Rod Roeser, CEO of Eye Health America, said in the announcement. “We look forward to ensuring all of our providers have the advanced tools and business acumen they need to focus on what they do best — caring for patients.”

EHA is working toward its goal of building a network of top eyecare practices and ambulatory surgical centers across the Southeast, according to the announcement.
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