About Our Practice

Our LASIK Surgeons and Optometrist Offer Comprehensive Care to St. Louis and Chesterfield, Missouri

Cohen Eye Associates provides total eye care, from routine eye examinations to the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of vision problems and diseases of the eye. Whether you are in need of an ophthalmologist or a LASIK surgeon, our St. Louis and Chesterfield practice offers you the best in vision care. With a broad range of strengths and specializations, the doctors at Cohen Eye Associates are exceptionally well qualified to satisfy all your vision needs. 

  • Our Doctors
  • Optical Shop
  • About Refractive Surgery
  • Appointments
  • Non-emergency and Emergency Calls
  • Insurance
  • Payment Procedures
  • Office Hours

Our Doctors

Dr. Bruce Cohen is a general ophthalmologist and LASIK surgeon serving St. Louis, Chesterfield, and surrounding Missouri communities. He is particularly interested in diseases of the retina, cataract and refractive surgery. His extensive training, broad experience, and excellent academic credentials are well known among St. Louis–area physicians.

Dr. Kathryn Noonan, an optometrist with over 20 years of experience, specializes in comprehensive eye exams and contact lens fitting. She particularly enjoys the challenge of contact lens fitting in complex situations such as keratoconus, a condition with significant corneal thinning and irregularity. 

Optical Shop

Cohen Lasik optical shop

Cohen Eye Associates operates a full service optical shop that is open to the public. After an examination from one of our doctors, you can browse our great selection of frames to find a pair that matches your unique style. We are pleased to offer frames from designers such as Liz Claiborne, Tura, BCBG, Ted Baker, Ocean Pacific, Jones New York, and Maui Jim Sunglasses.

Our frame offerings are constantly changing because we continuously search for the best combination of style, craftsmanship, and price. Please feel free to call our optical shop for an up-to-date listing of all frames available.

We can even create lenses that are custom-designed for special needs. If you spend a lot of time working in front of a computer or playing a musical instrument, you may need glasses that accommodate the unique strain put on your eyes in these situations. Cohen Eye Associates can help you focus on your hobbies and daily activities more clearly than ever!

In addition to offering attractive glasses and sunglasses, our optical shop is staffed by friendly professionals under the guidance of Dr. Kathryn Noonan. Their goal is to make every effort to ensure that you leave the office completely satisfied. We accept VISA, MasterCard, and Discover for your convenience. 

Optical shop hours:

Monday through Thursday: 8:00 – 4:30
Friday: 8:00 – 12:30

About Refractive Surgery 

Dr. Bruce Cohen, an experienced LASIK surgeon serving St. Louis and Chesterfield, has helped patients resolve complex eye problems for years. He performs LASIK (laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis) to surgically correct myopia (nearsightedness), astigmatism, and hyperopia (farsightedness). These procedures are performed on an outpatient basis, and are designed to reduce or eliminate the need for glasses or contact lenses in certain individuals. For more information about refractive surgery and to learn whether or not you would be a good candidate, either contact Cohen Eye Associates by email or call our office at (314) 361-5003. 

Appointments 

For routine office visits, Cohen Eye Associates advises that you call for an appointment three to four weeks in advance. If our patient load permits, we will work you into our schedule sooner. If you have an emergency, we will, of course, accommodate you as quickly as possible.

When you call to make your appointment, explain your vision concern. If you are having a specific problem, please describe it to the staff member on the phone so that the appropriate amount of time can be allotted for your visit.

When making an appointment with an optometrist, ophthalmologist, or LASIK surgeon at our Chesterfield or St. Louis office, please allow sufficient time in your schedule. Some appointments, such as complete exams and yearly checkups, require a minimum of one-and-a-half to two hours. This allows ample time for a thorough examination. We will ask you for a brief medical history, including any eye problems you may be having. We will also want to know about prior surgeries and about any medications you are currently taking.

Should you need to cancel an appointment, we ask that you notify us as far in advance as possible. 

Non-emergency and emergency calls

If you have any problems or concerns about your vision, simply call Cohen Eye Associates anytime during business hours. Our technicians should be able to handle all your questions, including those about eye problems, contact lens refills, or prescriptions. If you need to speak to Dr. Bruce Cohen or Dr. Kathryn Noonan, please leave your telephone number and we will contact you as soon as possible.

For prescription refills, please call the pharmacy that filled the original prescription.

If an emergency arises during office hours, call (314) 361-5003 Monday through Friday and 314-469-1684 on Saturdays. 

Insurance

Our office has contracts with a variety of HMO and PPO insurance plans. Please check with your carrier regarding plan requirements, such as referral forms, authorization, co-pays and coverage for visits and specific treatments. We will be happy to file the insurance forms for the plans in which we participate. Please bring your insurance card and/or your Medicare card to your appointment, and keep us informed of any changes in your insurance coverage.

Cohen Eye Associates, Ltd. is a participating Medicare provider. This office accepts assignment for all office visits and surgical procedures covered by Medicare. We will file all Medicare claims for you, but you will be responsible for filing your Medicare supplemental insurance. Federal law requires that you are responsible for the charges not covered by Medicare as well as the Medicare Part B deductible. Please note that refraction charges are not covered by Medicare Part B. These charges must be paid at the time of service.

For after-hours emergencies, call the answering service at 314-771-6080. The answering service will contact Dr. Cohen or a covering physician. 

Payment procedures

All fees incurred during your visit or your insurance co-pay are due the day of service. We accept payment by cash, personal check, and credit card (VISA, MasterCard, and Discover). 

Office hours and locations 

Cohen Eye Associates has two offices for your convenience.
One phone number, (314) 361-5003, serves both offices Monday through Friday. 
On Saturdays, phone 314-469-1684. 

BARNES - JEWISH HOSPITAL
Center for Advanced Medicine
4921 Parkview Place
Suite 14F
St. Louis, Missouri 63110 

Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm 

From Hwy. 40 (I-64), exit north at Kingshighway. Go three blocks to Parkview Place. Valet parking is available on the left at the drive-up entrance to the Center for Advanced Medicine, or drive straight to the north garage. 

ST. LUKE’S MEDICAL BUILDING SOUTH
224 S. Woods Mill Road, Suite 700 
Chesterfield, Missouri 63017 

Friday 8:00 am – 2:00 pm 
One Saturday a month 8:00 am – 12:00 pm 

From Hwy. 40, exit north at Woods Mill/141. Pass Conway Rd. and turn right at the hospital entrance. Park in the north/south garage. 

Contact Cohen Eye Associates to schedule a consultation with a LASIK surgeon today. Our St. Louis and Chesterfield practice offers superior laser vision correction to patients throughout Missouri.

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