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Exceptional Eye Surgery in Camilla, GA

When you come to Eye Center South, world-class care comes with a personal touch.

Ever since Dr. Marnix Heersink and Dr. John Fortin opened the doors of Eye Center South in 1980, we’ve made providing patients with exceptional eye care our priority. With every new location, we extend our ability to help patients throughout the Wiregrass improve their vision.

To us, a healthy vision isn’t just vision correction; it’s also looking at how your eyesight affects your life. No matter what you want to do or see, our goal is to make sure you can do and see it with ease — we accomplish this with exceptional care, advanced technology, and modern facilities in our Camilla location.

Camilla Eye Care Professional
Where Can I Find an Ophthalmologist in Camilla?

Experienced Camilla Ophthalmologists

The ophthalmologists and optometrists at Eye Centers South are the most qualified and experienced in the Wiregrass. We’re well-known for our cataract care, and for good reason: our eye surgeons have performed over 200,000 cataract surgeries.

But cataracts are far from our only specialty. In Camilla and at each of our locations, we specialize in everything from laser eye surgery and advanced management of glaucoma to treatments for macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, and dry eye.

Whether you’re here due to a referral from your eye doctor or just coming in for your regularly scheduled eye exam, you’re in good hands with Eye Center South.

Camilla Eye Surgery and Other Services

In Camilla, we provide thorough evaluations for cataract surgeries, refractive procedures, comprehensive eye exams, contact lens fittings, and anything else that demands greater attention in order to help you see through healthy eyes.

We perform surgeries at the renowned Albany Surgery Center, ensuring that both you and our surgeons have convenient access to exceptional technology and facilities for your procedure. Specialized, low-risk treatments such as minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) are offered whenever possible, because we believe our patients deserve the best treatments with the lowest recovery times.

Specialized Eye Treatments in Camilla, GA

Ophthalmology in Camilla

Located in the southwest of Georgia, Camilla is known for its agricultural production as well as a variety of sporting events and opportunities to get the family together. Patients in the area trust us with their eyes, and we don’t take that lightly. You deserve to see your community with healthy, clear vision.

In Camilla, we’re proud to be able to offer our patients the ability to have their eye surgery performed onsite. At this location, we have access to two operating rooms that focus on ophthalmology.


MONDAY 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
TUESDAY 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
WEDNESDAY 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
THURSDAY 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
FRIDAY 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Office Information

Eye Center South – Camilla
162 E Broad St.,
Camilla, GA 31730
(229) 336-8991

Our Location:

Our Reviews

I had an absolutely amazing experience at Eye Center South’s Camilla location. The staff are so friendly, the glasses are extraordinary, the office is super clean, the doctors are so nice and very thorough in the examination…I loved the experience here!

– L.F.

Camilla is a very clean office and the staff are so nice. They do great work on people’s eyes and glasses.

– S.M.

Driving Directions

We’re located at 162 E Broad St., Camilla, GA 31730.

If you’re coming from the west, head southeast on GA-37 E. The road will curve slightly to the left as it turns into W Broad St. Soon after, you’ll pass Camilla Trading Post & Pawn, after which the road becomes E Broad St. Just a quarter mile up the road, we’ll be on your left, on the corner of E Broad St. and Swindle St.

If you’re coming from the south, head northwest on US-19 N. After the road curves to the right, you’ll make a left onto E Broad St. You’ll know you’re on the right track when you pass Kebo’s BBQ & More on your left and, almost directly across from it, Debbie’s Main Street on your right. You’ll pass Cullens St. on your left, and then we’ll be on your right, on the corner of E Broad St. and Swindle St.

Our Doctors

Dr. William L. Bennett

William L. Bennett, M.D.

Dr. Richard W. Bryant

Richard W. Bryant, M.D.

Dr. John G. Fortin

John G. Fortin, M.D.

Dr. Marnix E. Heersink

Marnix E. Heersink, M.D.

Dr. Donald W. Gauldin

Donald W. Gauldin, M.D.

Dr. Sebastian B. Heersink

Sebastian B. Heersink, M.D.

Dr. Irene H. Ludwig

Irene H. Ludwig, M.D.

Harsha A. Sen, M.D.