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Eye Health America Acquires Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare and The Surgery and Laser Center at Professional Park, A Leading Eye Care Provider in South Carolina


Acquisition to continue Eye Health America's expansion across the

Health America
(EHA), a leader in eye care practice management,
today announced its acquisition of Montgomery
& Riddle Eyecare and The Surgery & Laser Center at Professional Park
a prominent eye care provider in South Carolina. The acquisition of
Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare strengthens Eye Health America's presence in
the region and establishes a strategic partnership between Montgomery &
Riddle Eyecare and EHA's additional member practices in South Carolina,
including Clemson Eye and Piedmont Surgery Center, acquired in March

"We've always prioritized innovation, ensuring our patients have access
to the latest technology and treatments possible, and this partnership
ensures we can pursue that mission for years to come," said Dr. Keith
Riddle, co-managing partner at Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare. "We're proud
to work with the respected community of physicians and surgeons at
Clemson Eye and Piedmont Surgery Center to deliver the highest quality
of patient care. With EHA's breadth of knowledge and expertise in
managing and growing practices, we will secure a brighter future for our
patients and employees."

Led by Dr. S. Jay Montgomery, and Dr. H. Keith Riddle, Montgomery &
Riddle Eyecare offers advanced eye care treatments, including blade-free
laser cataract surgery, corneal transplantation (DMEK/DSEK/PKP),
LASIK/PRK surgery, advanced glaucoma treatments (MIGS), oculoplastic
procedures, and diabetic eye care. The group's four South Carolina
clinic locations include Greenville, Clinton/Laurens, Newberry and
Saluda, as well as a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center in

The partnership with Montgomery
& Riddle Eyecare
pushes forward Eye Health America's goal to
build a network of top eye care practices and ambulatory surgical
centers across the Southeast. By combining the best doctors, facilities
and leading-edge technology, practices have an opportunity to expand
their geographic footprint, develop new service lines and treat more
patients through advanced care.

"Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare is the perfect addition to our South
Carolina collaborative in both quality care and culture," shares Rod
Roeser, CEO of Eye Health America. "We look forward to ensuring all of
our providers have the advanced tools and business acumen they need to
focus on what they do best — caring for patients."

Eye Health America was formed earlier this year by LLR Partners, a lower
middle market private equity firm, and is led by an experienced team of
industry veterans including CEO, Rod Roeser; Chief Medical Officer,
Cathleen McCabe; Chief Development Officer, Philip Isham; and more. EHA
offers superior strategic and operational support to practice groups and
ambulatory surgery centers, including financial support, administrative
resources and business insights. This ensures member practices can meet
strategic growth and business management metrics while providing the
highest quality patient care and outcomes.

"After an extensive exploration process, we determined that Eye Health
America and Clemson Eye's collaborative approach to working with
optometrists, ophthalmologists, and ASCs in our region would help us
grow and meet the rapidly growing need for eye care in the area," said
Dr. Jay Montgomery, co-managing partner at Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare.

EHA's member practices include The Eye Associates, Clemson Eye, Piedmont
Surgery Center, Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare and The Surgery & Laser
Center at Professional Park. For more information on Eye Health America,

About Eye Health America

Eye Health America (EHA) is an eye care practice management company
headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, which partners with ophthalmology,
optometry practices and ambulatory surgery centers across the Southeast
U.S. to provide superior, best-in-class eye care. Member practices offer
full-service, integrated eye care from routine eye exams, contact
lenses, and glasses to medical ophthalmology and surgery including
refractive cataract surgery, cornea, retina, glaucoma, pediatrics,
oculoplastics, and more. To learn more, visit

About Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare

Montgomery & Riddle Eyecare is a comprehensive eye care practice serving
the Upstate and Midlands of South Carolina with offices located in
Clinton, Newberry, Greenville and Saluda, as well as a state-of-the-art
ambulatory surgery center in Clinton. Dr. Samuel Jacob Montgomery, Jr.,
Dr. Harvard Keith Riddle, Jr. and Dr. Balaji Perumal offer clinical and
surgical treatments in a variety of specialties including laser assisted
custom cataract surgery with lifestyle implants, corneal transplants,
keratoconus procedures, LASIK, PRK, advanced glaucoma treatments (MIGS),
and oculoplastic procedures. To learn more, visit

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