Welcome to
Budden Retina

Retina Specialists in Metairie, LA

Brett C. Budden, M.D.

Dr. Brett Budden is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship trained vitreoretinal surgeon who specializes in the medical and surgical management of diseases affecting the vitreous and retina. He completed his Ophthalmology residency in 2016 at Louisiana State University and Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, where he served as Chief resident during his senior year of residency. Dr. Budden went on to complete a two-year fellowship at Tulane University Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center focused on the medical and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous and retina.

Dr. Budden’s main interests are the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal tears and detachments as well as other pathology affecting the vitreous, macula, and retina.

Dr. Budden continues to work part-time at the Veterans Affairs Hospital where he assists in the clinical and surgical training of both LSU and Tulane Ophthalmology residents as well as continuing to care for the state’s veteran population.

Dr. Budden has been practicing in the greater New Orleans and Metairie area since 2018.

Dr. Budden and his wife, Clare, live in Lakeview with their two daughters, Victoria (2017) and Eliza (2020).

Cutting-Edge Care

We want only the best treatment outcomes for you. That’s why we provide care with the most up-to-date technology and treatment methods.

Dedicated Staff

From the moment your appointment is scheduled to follow-up after your treatment, our staff cares. We’ll be with you every step of the way.

First-Class Service

Our goal is to provide service that goes above and beyond the industry norm. We are here to serve you!

Preserving your vision is our mission

Healing or slowing progression of conditions that affect your retina is key to preserving your vision. We’re here to help!