The Eye Clinic Surgicenter


LASIK Center

We're proud to be Montana's first Same Day LASIK eye care center! Helping people improve their eye sight since 1980!


Cataract Specialist

There are many causes for cataracts and there are more ways than ever to help solve and resolve vision problems.


Family Eye Care

We specialize in complete family eye care through all stages of your families development.

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LASIK at The Eye Clinic Surgicenter – Billings, MT


  1. Eye Care for Children

    By Suzanne Erpenbach, COT September is here and our children are back in school and busy with all kinds of extracurricular activities. Good vision is very important to a child’s development, success in school and overall well-being. Most of our children receive a vision screening at school, but parents can be on the watch for any potential vision problems also. There are a couple of conditions that require early detection in order to be treated...
  2. First in iStent Montana

    We’re leading the way for Cataract/Glaucoma treatment in Montana! iStent™ is the first MIGS device that improves your eye’s natural fluid outflow to safely lower eye pressure by creating a permanent opening in the trabecular meshwork. Proven safe and effective, the iStent™ Trabecular Micro-Bypass:                 - Is safely implanted during cataract surgery - Spares important eye tissue that is often damaged by traditional surgeries - Does not limit...
  3. Introducing our new LASIK Coordinator!

    Welcoming Rene Heins as our LASIK Coordinator at our Billings location! We are thrilled to welcome Rene Heins to our thriving optical community as our new LASIK Coordinator! Rene will be working hand and hand with our patients to ensure they select the perfect services to improve their vision through LASIK eye correction. If you would like to schedule a FREE Consultation contact us today and schedule an appointment with Rene.  
  4. Proud Farmers Market Sponsor

    We’re thrilled to take part in our second annual Yellowstone Valley Farmer’s Market, as a sponsor! Stop by our booth and meet our new LASIK Coordinator and the rest of the Eye Clinic team this summer at the Yellow Stone Valley Farmers Market, in Billings!
  5. Official Research Clinic: Keratoconus/Corneal Ectasia

    Keratoconus and Corneal Ectasia C. Byron Smith, III, MD of The Eye Clinic Surgicenter in Billings, MT is conducting a clinical research trial to study an investigatory treatment to stop or slow the progression of keratoconus and corneal ectasia.   Clinical Study You may qualify to participate if you: -  Are 12 years of age or older -  Were diagnosed with keratoconus or were diagnosed with corneal ectasia after you received refractive surgery (e.g. LASIK, PRK) -...
  6. Accredited Dry Eye Treatment

    The Latest and Best in Dry Eye Treatment The Eye Clinic Surgicenter is keeping up with the latest technology in the diagnosis and treatment of dry eyes and was recently certified by TearLab as an “Accredited Dry Eye Center”. By being certified The Eye Clinic Surgicenter has demonstrated expertise and dedication to the most advanced technologies and treatments in the management of dry eye disease. The doctors at The Eye Clinic Surgicenter have extensive experience...
  7. Welcome to the Eye Clinic Surgicenter

    We have been serving the Montana and Wyoming areas for over 33 years!! Our full-service eye care and surgicenter was recently voted the #1 LASIK Surgicenter in Montana by America Top 10. We’re renowned for providing number of well-rounded services including general eye care, LASIK, Glaucoma, Cataract Treatment, iStent, Dry Eye Treatment and Optical/Low Vision Services we have been serving the mountain communities for generations. Montana’s Eye Clinic Specialists! Known for providing a caring and...
  8. Making the switch from Glasses/Lenses to LASIK

    Whether you have been wearing contact lenses for years, or are just losing your eye sight as you age, it’s important to weigh out all of your options so you can make the best decision for your lifestyle. At The Eye Clinic Surgicenter, we have trained staff available daily to walk you through all of the options available to you for FREE! In the meantime, it’s always a great idea to arm your self with...
  9. Official Test Study for Collagen Cross-Linking: Keratoconus or Corneal Ectasia

    We have been approved for a test study on Collagen Cross-Linking in Eyes with Keratoconus or Corneal Ectasia after Refractive Surgery, and we are now an official research clinic! Studies are already underway, contact us today to see if you qualify. Please see the following criteria: All Patients enrolled must meet all of the following: Be at least 12 years of age, male or female, of any race Willingness and ability to...
  10. Giving back to the community

    The Eye Clinic takes great pride in helping out our community here in Billings as well as all across Montana. We assist with exams through our affiliation with Riverston Health, Donations to Lions Clubs events, and High School Events / Teams. We also have staff members that are highly involved in church activities, community service, and coaching. We pride ourselves in being there for our patients in the office and in the communities we serve....

About The Eye Clinic Family


Founded in 1980, The Eye Clinic Surgicenter team includes Dr. Brian LaGreca, Dr. Byron Smith, Dr. Larry Erpenbach and independent Retina specialists, Dr. Miller and Dr Goff.

Here at The Eye Clinic Surgicenter, we offer everything from the basic eye exam to medical eye exams relating to diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts, corneal, refractive, and several other conditions. Our team performs procedures such as Cataract removal, Cornea Transplant, Eye Lid correction, Eye Muscle, Yag Lasers, and LASIK correction. [READ MORE]

“I am still pinching myself after LASIK - it feels like a miracle. Thanks to the staff for being so warm and caring as well.”

- Patient of Dr. Smith


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