Eye Health America (EHA), an integrated platform of leading eyecare practices across the Southeastern United States, announced a new partnership with Bradenton Eye Clinic, the company’s 21st partnership since 2018.
Based in Bradenton, FL, Bradenton Eye Clinic (BEC) and its founder, Dr. Liaquat Allarakhia, MD have been providing medical and surgical ophthalmic services to the community since 1995. Officials said the partnership enhances EHA’s market presence in Southwest Florida.
EHA has seen substantial growth in recent years, and with the addition of BEC, is operating with over 85 physicians across 54 locations, eight ambulatory surgical centers, and more than 1,000 employees in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. EHA provides strategic and operational support to practice groups and ASCs.
Eye Health America (EHA) was formed in 2018 by the partnership between LLR Partners, a growth-focused private equity firm, Clemson Eye and The Eye Associates.
EHA is led by an experienced team of eye care veterans including Co-CEOs Mary Lou Parisi and John Swencki; Chief Medical Officer Cathleen McCabe, MD; Chief Development Officer Philip Isham; Chief Operating Officer Patrick Maguire; Chief Financial Officer Kevin Becker; and a leadership team across the platform comprised of members from many of its partner practices.
Eye Health America (EHA) is headquartered in Greenville, S.C., which partnered with ophthalmology practices, optometry practices and ambulatory surgery centers across the Southeast U.S.
Member practices include Clemson Eye, Piedmont Surgery Center, The Surgery & Laser Center, Carolinas Centers for Sight, Florence Surgery and Laser Center, Southeast Retina Center, Augusta Retina Laser Surgicare, The Eye Associates, Eye Centers of Florida, Surgicare Center, Updegraff Laser Vision, Tampa Bay Eye Surgery Center, and many other top eyecare providers in the Southeastern U.S.
They offer full-service, integrated eye care from routine eye exams, contact lenses, and glasses to medical ophthalmology and surgery including refractive cataract surgery, cornea, retina, glaucoma, LASIK, pediatrics, and oculoplastics.