Our Doctors

Our Mission

Exceeding expectations of team members and patients

Our Vision

Exceptional vision care in a compassionate environment

Eva Lamendola, O.D.  

Dr. Lamendola, a native of Ascension Parish, has practiced optometry in Gonzales since 2007. She was an associate with Eye Care Surgery Center for 10 years before purchasing Accent Vision Care in 2017. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Minors in French and Chemistry. 

She received her Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. 

More about Dr. Lamendola

Dr.Lamendola completed an Ocular Disease externship at Oshsner Hospital in New Orleans and a Specialty Contact lens externship at Eye Care Associates in New Orleans. 

She is currently a member of the Optometric Association of Louisiana and the American Optometric Association. She is also active in her community as a member of the Gonzales Rotary Club and past Vice President of the Gonzales Lions Club. She has been a member of the Louisiana Health Care Commission, which reviews and studies the issues affecting the availability, affordability and delivery of quality health care in Louisiana. Dr. Lamendola performs comprehensive ocular exams and specializes in contact lenses. She provides management of glaucoma, dry eye disease and preoperative and postoperative surgical care. Through the Gonzales Lions Club, she also provides eye exams and glasses for those in need in the Ascension community. 

She is married to Brad Yarbrough and enjoys spending family time with their children. 

Heaven Lilliman, O.D.  

Dr. Lilliman is a native of Houma, LA. She graduated from University of Louisiana at Lafayette where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Minor in Chemistry. She received her Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, graduating with Cum Laude honors. 

More about Dr. Lilliman

Dr. Lilliman completed an institutional externship at W.J. Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, SC and a private practice externship at Dr. David Fisher, Jr. & Associates in Lafayette, LA. 

She is currently a member of the Optometric Association of Louisiana and the American Optometric Association. 

Dr. Lilliman performs comprehensive eye exams, contact lens fittings, eye disease management (including glaucoma, dry eye, conjunctivitis, and foreign body removal) as well as preoperative and postoperative surgical care. 

In her free time she enjoys swimming, fishing, being on the lake, and spending time with her family and her dog, Rona. 

Diana Uong, O.D.  

Dr. Diana Uong is a native of West Baton Rouge Parish. She graduated from Louisiana State University where she received a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. She received her Doctorate of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry, graduating with Magna Cum Laude honors.

More about Dr. Uong

Dr. Uong completed a private practice externship at Lakeline Vision Source in Austin, TX and an Ocular Disease and Specialty Contact Lens externship at Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, TX.

She is currently a member of the Optometric Association of Louisiana and the American Optometric Association.

Dr. Uong is a comprehensive eye care provider, fits soft and specialty contact lenses, treats ocular surface disease as well as glaucoma, and provides preoperative and postoperative surgical management.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling to new places, playing pickleball, and spending time with her family.

Scott Nelson, M.D.  

Dr. Scott Nelson is the first Ophthalmologist to perform LASIK in Baton Rouge. He is a native of Baton Rouge and a graduate of LSU Medical School. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He served as Medical Director for the Williamson Eye Center in Baton Rouge before opening his own practice. 

More about Dr. Nelson

Dr. Nelson specializes in general eye exams, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma management, dry eye disease, LASIK, and cataract surgery. He is well known in the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas for his specialty in life style improvement lens implants which offer the patient freedom from glasses and contact lenses after cataract surgery. Dr. Nelson has served the Baton Rouge and Gonzales area for over 20 years.