R. Bruce Wallace, III, M.D.

Refractive Cataract Surgery

4110 Parliament Drive


Founder and Medical Director of Wallace Eye Associates, Wallace Laser and Surgery Center Alexandria, Louisiana


  • Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Internship: Charity Hospital of New Orleans
  • Residency: Department of Ophthalmology, Tulane School of Medicine

Board Certification:

  • The American Board of Ophthalmology, 1979
  • The American Board of Eye Surgery, 1989

Academic Appointment:

  • Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Louisiana State University
  • Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Tulane School of Medicine

Professional Societies and Memberships:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology – Diplomate
  • American College of Eye Surgeons – President, 1995-1997
  • Board Member, 1989-1997
  • American College of Surgeons – Fellow
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS) – Special Honored Guest, 2018
  • American Association of Ophthalmology
  • EyeCare Technology Journal – Editorial Board Member
  • International Association of Ocular Surgeons
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
  • Southern Medical Association
  • American Medical Association
  • Rapides Parish Medial Society
  • Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society
  • Society for Excellence in Eyecare – Treasurer
  • Video Journal of Ophthalmology – Board Member

Ophthalmic Specialty:

  • Anterior Segment Eye Surgery
  • Microsurgery including:
    • Cataract and Intraocular Lens
    • Secondary Intraocular Lens
    • Refractive Surgery
  • Laser Surgery:
    • LASIK
    • Secondary Cataracts (YAG)
    • Glaucoma (SLT)

Professional Meetings and Publications:

Dr. Wallace has authored and contributed to numerous professional publications and has been an invited lecturer for many national and international meetings. At the 2018 international meeting of the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), which drew 20,000 attendees, Dr. Wallace was recognized as a “Special Honored Guest”. Dr. Wallace was the only surgeon from the United States to be honored with this recognition – essentially a lifetime achievement award for his significant contribution to the field of eye surgery.