I have created this webpage as a method of addressing common
misconceptions that I have heard repeatedly from
patients in my practice for over 30 years. My second reason is to have fun with some of the topics and hobbies that I enjoy.
Born and raised in New Orleans, Dr. Dapremont has practiced ophthalmology on the Mississippi Gulf Coast since 1982. He graduated as Valedictorian from St. Augustine High School in New Orleans in 1965. He attended Tulane University from 1965 to 1969 where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and served as Cadet Colonel Commander of the Air Force ROTC in his senior year. He received the prestigious President's Award as the Outstanding Air Force ROTC Cadet upon graduation. He received his undergraduate degree from Tulane in 1969 as a Cum Laude graduate with a major in Biology and a minor in English. He attended Tulane Medical School from 1969 to 1973 and was a student member of the Admission Committee his Junior and Senior year. In his Senior year of Medical School, he was elected President of his senior class.
Dr. Dapremont completed his residency in Ophthalmology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center from 1976 to 1979. He later was staff surgeon and Chief of Ophthalmology at Keesler USAF Medical Center in Biloxi, Ms. He is a Retired USAF Lt. Colonel.
Dr. Dapremont practices general ophthalmology and specializes in refractive surgery including LASIK, cataract surgery, and anterior segment surgery.