Patient Testimonials

LASIK Testimonials

“I had LASIK done in both my eyes and the next day at my follow up I was seeing 20/20! I’ve been dealing with glasses or contacts since the 5th grade (I’m 30) and as I’ve gotten older, my eyes have become dry, making my contacts very uncomfortable. I don’t know what took me so long to finally do this! I’m not in any pain whatsoever. The waiting area at the surgery center was very comfortable, and every staff member at the Longview and Tyler location were exception! Thank you all!”

Dannielle S.

“I had my LASIK surgery Jan 12 and I am so excited to say that just one day after, I’m driving around without glasses! It’s an unbelievable feeling. I’ve worn glasses for 16 years and being able to walk out of the house without them is amazing. The whole experience deserves a 10. Thank you to all the staff and doctors for this wonderful experience!”

Paloma R.

“Dr. Hardin did my LASIK. The day after I had 20/15 vision – it is a great feeling knowing I don’t have to deal with corrective lenses anymore!”

Matt V.

“I had an excellent experience at Heaton! From the first free exam to getting me in the car after the surgery, everything was top-notch! I especially liked their surgery center which was dimly lit, and super relaxing and plush. One of the things that stood out to me, was Dr. Nickel asking if he could have a short prayer with me before the surgery. It was a very gracious and personable gesture. I am now seeing 20/15! I will definitely be recommending them to all who will listen. Thank you!”

Clara P.

“Awesome experience! Best staff ever, well worth the drive from Louisiana!! 20/15 overnight!!”

Cody C.

“I recently had LASIK with Dr. Heaton and cannot express how great my vision is now! The process was very thorough and I felt comfortable the whole time. Thanks to the wonderful staff that always had smiles on and were genuinely considerate with all of my needs. I would HIGHLY recommend Heaton Eye Associates to anyone that is remotely interested in having LASIK surgery done. It’s a very fast and painless procedure that will last me a lifetime!”

Danielle M.

What Our Patients Are Saying About our Doctors

“I’ve needed glasses since my college days, and they have made it more difficult to play sports and limited my life in general. I wanted to be free from the restriction of glasses! I chose Heaton Eye Associates because they had great reviews, and as a doctor myself, I trusted Dr. Muirhead – we both graduated from the same medical school!”
– Dr. Kyle Howard, Pediatrician in Marshall
(Photo of Joel Muirhead, M.D. and Dr. Kyle Howard)

“After my husband had such an amazing experience with Dr. Nickel, I decided to take the leap too! From the first visit to the surgery, I’ve met some of the kindest and most professional eye care pros. As a cherry on top of a great experience, Dr. Nickel prayed with me before surgery. I highly recommend Heaton Eye Associates!”
– Rachel R.
(Photo of Todd Nickel, D.O. and Rachel R.)

“I wanted to see clearly without contacts and glasses. I love that I will be able to enjoy clear, crisp vision for years to come! I chose Heaton Eye Associates because they have a wonderful reputation, and trusted doctors and staff.”
– Heather G.
(Photo of Joel Muirhead, M.D. and Heather G.)

“I was ready to be out of contacts and glasses, and I chose Heaton Eye Associates because they have a great reputation. Everyone who worked with me made me feel comfortable and well taken care of. I recommend Heaton to anyone I know!”
– Melissa K.
(Photo of Charles Heaton, M.D. and Melissa K.)

“My experience with Heaton has been absolutely amazing! The staff and doctor made me feel like part of the family. They kept me comfortable and worry free during my procedure. Dr. Hardin walked me through all the steps while I was having my LASIK so I felt completely safe, and there was no pain at all. I’m so happy with my decision!”
– Ashley W.
(Photo of Thad Hardin, M.D. and Ashley W.)

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  • Heaton Eye Associates
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    4.7 out of 5 stars

    sharon whallon
    sharon whallon

    5 out of 5 stars

    posted 2 months ago

    I was impressed with Heaton Eye Clinic from
    the moment I walked in. They have such a beautiful,
    clean, welcoming facility. I had cataracts and I was very apprehensive
    about having them removed. However, I was surprised at how professional
    and knowledgeable each of the many assistants I spoke with had.. When it came to my eye surgery, I can’t tell you how calm they made me feel. Dr Heaton and his assistants examined my eyes, set up a surgery date, took me in, and in 12 minutes I was out of surgery. Everything went very well from start to finish. When it comes to my eyesight, I trust the staff at Heaton Eye Clinic, and Dr. Heaton, to take care of my eyes.

    Natalie L Willars
    Natalie L Willars

    5 out of 5 stars

    posted 2 months ago

    Had the most patience with my daughter who absolutely hates having anything done. They took there time with her made her feel comfortable and were able to get her to allow them to check her eye! Highly recommend especially for young kids!

    Susan Bledsoe
    Susan Bledsoe

    5 out of 5 stars

    posted 1 week ago

    We absolutely love this office and Dr. Hunter is the best! They are great with my kids and he explains everything so well. My son is actually sad he doesn’t get to see Dr. Hunter more often.

  • Debi Harris
    Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 at 3:22am

    very good. cared about the patient

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    Sandra Boyce-Hamilton
    Monday, March 23rd, 2020 at 5:12pm

    Always professional and friendly!
    Thank you for the precautions that you are taking to protect us patients!

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    Dana Hill
    Monday, March 23rd, 2020 at 5:02pm

    The staff is friendly and welcoming. They are thorough in their care.

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    Brittany Hass
    Friday, March 20th, 2020 at 12:03am

    Just had the Lasik procedure performed there this week and the staff were extremely courteous and friendly! I also appreciated the measures they took to ensure their patients stayed safe during these uncertain times. The focus on patient and staff safety and cleanliness was apparent...

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    Karen Andrews
    Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 11:07pm

    Very friendly staff great people always doing a great job very professional !

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    Denice Yates
    Thursday, March 19th, 2020 at 6:43pm

    husband says they are very nice and make you feel welcome

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