Experienced Ophthalmologists in Troy, AL

Best Eye Surgeons in Troy

Dr. Marnix Heersink and Dr. John Fortin began Eye Center South in 1980 with a mission to provide our patients with compassionate eye care of the highest quality.

Throughout the years, we’ve maintained our patient-first philosophy while expanding our locations to better serve patients across the Wiregrass, including those in Troy, Alabama.

We’re proud to give the residents of Troy and surrounding areas access to our industry-leading equipment and eye doctors. At Eye Center South, you can expect the best, from our doctors to our technology and our ability to provide a truly outstanding patient experience. 

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Troy Eye Care Experts

Troy Ophthalmologists

Our Troy location is led by Donald W. Gauldin, Jr., M.D. and his team. Dr. Gauldin is an experienced physician who specializes in some of the most advanced treatments for glaucoma, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).

Dr. Gauldin has a specialty in cataract diagnosis, management, treatment, and surgery. His expertise is part of why Eye Center South is renowned as the Wiregrass’s home for exceptional cataract care.

Whether you’re coming to us from a referral or for a regularly scheduled, medical eye exam, the quality and experience of the clinical team at our Troy location guarantees you the highest standard of care.

Advanced Services and Technology in Troy

The experience and dedication of our team as well as our advanced technology have made us a leader in cataract care. In fact, we’ve performed over 200,000 vision-restoring cataract surgeries at our surgery center in Dothan, which is ranked in the top-10 nationally for its place at the industry’s technological forefront.

At Eye Center South Troy, we can perform evaluations for eye surgeries like cataract surgery, refractive correction (LASIK), and treatments for conditions like glaucoma and macular degeneration (AMD).

Eye Center South is a world-class institution designed to give you the exceptional results that only our doctors and equipment can provide. While our reputation is world-class, you’ll notice as soon as you walk through our doors that our priorities stay rooted in compassionate, comprehensive patient care.

Troy Advanced Cataract Care

Proudly Serving Troy, AL

The team at Eye Center South consider ourselves fortunate to care for the residents of Troy and the surrounding areas. Our city is considered one of the fastest growing cities in Alabama, and it’s easy to see why. Troy’s motto is “A Wonderful Place to Live!”, and at Eye Center South, we agree. As this city continues to grow, we’re excited to be able to offer excellent care to the people who live and work in the community.


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


Troy Regional Medical Center, Suite 6, 1340 Highway 231 South Troy, AL 36081

Phone Number:

(800) – 467 – 1393

Our Location:

Driving Directions

We’re located at Troy Regional Medical Center, Suite 6, 1340 Highway 231 South Troy, AL 36081.

If you’re approaching from the east, head west on US-231 N. On the right, you’ll pass Hibbett Sports and GameStop. Just after passing Emma Dr., the Troy Regional Medical Center will be on your right. Turn right into the facility and take the first left. Bear right and follow the road. We’ll be straight ahead in Suite 6.

If you’re coming from the west, drive east on US-231 N towards S George Wallace Dr. On your right, you’ll pass TitleMax Title Loans and O’Riley Auto Parts. Continue through the S Franklin Dr. intersection and the Troy Regional Medical Center will be on your left. Make a left into the facility and take the first left. Follow the road as it bears right, and we’ll be straight ahead in Suite 6.

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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.

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