Craig Joseph Meaux Jr., M.D. is a native of Kaplan, LA. He graduated from Vermilion Catholic High School, then went on to get his Bachelors of Science in Biology along with minors in Chemistry and Psychology at the University of Louisiana. He received his Medical Degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 2012 where he graduated in the top 10% of his class and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He then completed his residency in Ophthalmology at LSU/Ochsner Foundation in New Orleans. He was given the opportunity to work at the VA hospital in New Orleans, providing medical and surgical eye care to many Veterans. He is board-certified and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. While offered jobs in large metropolitan areas such as Miami, Dallas and Houston, Dr. Meaux felt most at home in Beaumont, Texas, as the culture most closely represented his hometown.
Dr. Meaux provides comprehensive medical and surgical eye care using the latest technological advances available. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Cataracts, Glaucoma, Diabetic retinopathy, Macular degeneration, Dry eyes, Pterygium, Eyelid lesions, among others. He also performs LASIK, PRK, MIGS and manages ophthalmic emergencies including ocular injuries and eye infections. Dr. Meaux has provided surgical eye care to patients with varying needs ranging from former NFL athletes to pilots.
Outside of work, Dr. Meaux enjoys hunting, fishing, exercising, traveling, reading and spending time with his family.