Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

We are once again seeing all patients, but at a limited capacity. Please bring a mask with you to your appointment if at all possible.

Memphis and Shelby County is continuing to phase into reopening during the Covid-19 outbreak. MECA is continuing to follow the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) protocol to best ensure the health and safety of our patients and employees:
• MECA physicians and staff wear masks at all times while in the clinic.
• Patients are asked to bring a mask and wear it while in the building.
• After checking in, patients are asked to wait in the car until it is time for testing or their exam.
• Family/guests are asked to remain outside unless the patient needs assistance.
• Everyone’s temperature is checked on entering the building. If anyone has a temperature, has been in a Covid infected area in the last 14 days, or has been in contact with anyone that has a confirmed diagnosis of coronavirus, they are asked to reschedule their appointment.
• If and when appropriate, the doctor may decide to schedule a telemedicine appointment.
• We are continuing to reschedule surgery for patients whose surgery was postponed earlier in the spring due to the quarantine.

Thank you for your loyalty and patience as we navigate our clinic reopening. As always, our physicians are on call 24 hours a day. If you have a need or concern, please call our office at 901-767-3937

MECA Physicians and Staff

MECA Laser and Surgery Center

On the second floor of the of the Memphis Eye and Cataract building we are proud to present the MECA Laser and Surgery Center. Serving patients from all over the world, our surgery suites are equipped for the latest micro-surgery techniques. The Surgery Center provides our patients with the best ophthalmic surgical care available in an efficient and friendly manner.

MECA Laser and Surgery Center was the first freestanding surgery center dedicated to eye surgery in the state of Tennessee. Opened in 1985, the surgery center is Medicare approved and accredited by AAAHC, Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Heath Care.

Design, equipment and staffing at MECA all contribute to the high quality and efficient surgical care. Patients arrive just steps from the entry to the Surgery Center and the warm comfortable surroundings alleviate the anxiety and confusion patients often experience in hospitals or larger outpatient departments.

Conveniently located at 6485 Poplar Avenue just one mile from I-240, MECA has free parking and handicap access.

Accredited Association for Ambulatory Heath Care

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