Pankratz Eye Institute

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The Pankratz Eye Institute (PEI) has provided service excellence to both residents and local optometrists in South-Central Indiana and surrounding communities for over 2 decades. The practice prioritizes comprehensive medical eye care, offering new technologies and advanced treatment techniques that drive our dedication to personalized patient care.   


In addition to the treatment of the retina, macular and vitreous, we specialize in traditional and advanced cataract care, refractive surgery such as LASIK/PRK, management of glaucoma as well as cornea and external eye disease. The practice has a strong referral base from surrounding optometrists, particularly in the areas of cataract and retina. Word of mouth referrals are equally as strong, positioning The Pankratz Eye Institute as the trusted source for medical eye care in the region.   


Community Description:

Columbus is a town of 45,000 residents, famous for architecture, art, and cultural diversity. Located 40 miles south of Indianapolis, there is a hometown feel in Columbus with residents looking to stay local for healthcare services. Centered between large metropolitan areas such as Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Bloomington (Indiana University’s home town), and Louisville, Columbus is the home of global power solutions Cummins (Fortune 500 company), making the area an attractive location for business professionals and young families with excellent growth and educational opportunities.