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  • Sebastian B. Heersink, M.D.

    Sebastian B. Heersink, M.D.

    Cataract and Laser Refractive Surgeon and Cornea Specialist

    A native of Dothan, Sebastian B. Heersink graduated with a with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At MIT, he was inducted into the National Mechanical Engineering Honor Society, Pi Tau Sigma, and won the Padmakar P. Lele award for his senior thesis. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. where he was inducted into the National Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha. He was a research fellow at the National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda MD. He completed his Ophthalmology training at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.

    Dr. Heersink’s professional memberships include the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is a corneal specialist and his primary clinical interests include the diagnosis, management and surgical treatment of cataracts including complicated cataract procedures, refractive surgery, and comprehensive ophthalmic care.

    See what patients are saying about Dr. Heersink!

    stars“I was recently seen at Eye Center South for treatment of a minor eye injury as well as a routine eye exam to monitor symptoms of a condition that runs in my family. From the initial reception and intake through Dr. Sebastian Heersink’s exam and discussion of test results, the staff was professional, efficient, and courteous. The facility is clean, attractive, and comfortable; waiting times between tests were minimal. The diagnostic equipment used for my exam was very sophisticated, and I am reassured to know that my case will be watched carefully. I was extremely please with all aspects of my visit.”Barbara M.

    stars“I referred myself to Dr. Sebastian Heersink because of cataracts I asked him to remove them and to place a toric lens implant to correct astigmatism and distance vision. He has done the first eye 10 days ago and I have 20/15 vision in that eye! He is courteous, he treated me with kindness, caring, and was so personable before and after surgery. I chose him for his credentials and experience but I got the whole package in that he is a super nice doctor and down to earth and honest. I highly recommend him to all that I meet for eye surgery. “Sheri T.

    stars“I am so pleased.  I see light and colors so much better.  It’s like having new eyes.  I never knew my eyes were so bad until I had surgery with Dr. Sebastian Heersink.  The change in my sight was so dramatic.  Thank you.”

    stars“Dr. Heersink provided excellent care. The cataract surgery on both of my eyes went very well. Dr Heersink provided me with great information before my surgeries and ensured that I understood what the process would be. During my surgeries, He was very reassuring and made the experience much less stressful. He has also provided excellent follow up care. I would recommend Him to family and friends without hesitation.”

    stars“This was the most organized and pleasant office I have ever been in!  Everyone was very professional while also being friendly and knowledgeable. Very Grateful! show details Very Grateful!”

    stars“I am very grateful for Dr. Sebastian Heersink and his staff. He has restored my vision to 20/20 and now I can enjoy my life. Dr. Sebastian Heersink and his staff are extremely caring people. I would recommend Eye Center South and Dr. Sebastian Heersink to everyone!”

    stars“After lifelong vision issues, I must say that Dr. Sebastian Heersink is the best I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with.  He has all my confidence and I will recommend him to others.”