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About Us

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Dr. Steven G. Zegar, Optometric Physician and

Deanie Frey, Office Manager

Cross Gates Eye Clinic

Cross Gates Eye Clinic provides caring, comprehensive vision care to patients of all ages in the Slidell area.  Our physician, Dr. Steven G. Zegar, is a Board-Certified Optometric Physician who specializes in primary eye care, ocular disease treatment and management, contact lenses, and ocular surgery management.  Dr. Zegar and our associated Ophthalmologists work together on all eye surgeries.


As an experienced eye doctor with an impressive resume, Dr. Zegar has multiple board-certifications and the field of eye care.  He has been caring for patients in Louisiana since 1974.

Meet Dr. Zegar, Our Board-Certified Optometric Physician

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Dr. Steven G. Zegar

Bachelor of Arts:          Tulane University, May 1964

Doctor of Optometry:  Southern College of Optometry, June 1974

Post Graduate:              State University of New York, 90 hours Ocular Diagnostics & Therapy

Additional Courses:     25-50 hours annually of Continuing Education through

                                          Louisiana Board of Optometry Examiners

Board Certifications:    Optometry, June 1974

                                          Diagnostics Ocular Pharmaceutical Agents, June 1976

                                          Ocular Therapeutics, December 1963

                                          Ophthalmic Surgery & Laser Procedures, November 2014

Honors:                            Dean's List, Southern College of Optometry

                                          Sigma Alpha Sigma, Honor Society

                                          Beta Sigma Kappa, International Optometry Honor Society

Clinical Investigator:    Wesley Jessen, Inc., Chicago, IL, 1975-1978

Appointments:               Clinical Associate, Tulane University Medical Center, June 1993

Staff Privileges:              Outpatient Eye Care Surgery, Metairie, LA

                                          Ambulatory Eye Surgery Center of Louisiana, Metairie, LA                       

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