Superior Opthalmology in the British Virgin Islands

A Trusted Ophthalmologist Serving Tortola Welcome to Laser Vision Insitute of the Virgin Islands

We proudly serve the largest of the British Virgin Islands with advanced ophthalmology solutions and eye care services that help you achieve clearer vision and improve your overall quality of life.

Our office in Road Town on Tortola, VI, is outfitted with state-of-the-art technology and staffed by compassionate professionals dedicated to patients' comfort and ocular well-being.

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Visit Our Ophthalmologist's Office Conveniently Located in Tortola

Just down the road from the Road Town Fast Ferry and near some of the most notable attractions the beautiful British Virgin Islands have to offer, our ophthalmologist office is easily accessible and surrounded by the natural wonder of our community. We're located on the 5th floor of the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital, also known as Peebles Hospital.

Main St, 5th Flr
Road Town , VI VG1110

By Appointment Only

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As our ophthalmologist knows well, seeing is believing; we invite you to take a virtual tour of our Tortola office below.

We Provide the Ultimate in Modern Vision and Eye Care for Residents and Visitors of Tortola

Our ophthalmologist offers several cutting-edge eye surgeries and treatments that address a wide variety of eye diseases and conditions, including cataracts, glaucoma, and beyond. When you turn to our practice in the British Virgin Islands, you can feel confident you’re partnering with a network of compassionate, highly trained professionals who have the skills and resources to effectively address any eye condition.

Hear From a Satisfied Patient

"The staff is very friendly and helpful. The place is incredibly clean and well organized. Lots of seats in the waiting room for clients. The location is perfect for any reason to visit." Ricky Quamina
Byron W. Biscoe, M.D., F.R.C.S.

Meet Byron W. Biscoe, M.D., F.R.C.S.

Ophthalmologist at Laser Vision Institute of the Virgin Islands

Dr. Biscoe has served patients from the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and other Caribbean areas since 1994. Having introduced several ophthalmology techniques and procedures to the region — including laser vision correction, small incision cataract surgery, retinal detachment repair, and more — Dr. Biscoe takes pride in Laser Vision Institute of the Virgin Islands being the go-to ophthalmology for residents and visitors alike. He continues to hone his skills by participating in many continuing education programs.

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Featured Eye Surgeries and Opthalmology Treatments


Referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, our ophthalmologist offers this type of refractive surgery that involves the precise, controlled removal of corneal tissue from the eye. This procedure is used to treat vision problems caused by refractive errors, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.

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Cataract Removal

Typically the lens of your eye is clear, but with age cloudy areas can develop. Cataracts blur your vision and, if left untreated, can lead to vision loss. Our ophthalmologist can perform eye surgery to remove cataracts from the eye, after which an artificial lens (called an intraocular lens, or IOL) is placed.

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Pterygium Removal

This eye surgery involves your ophthalmologist removing pterygia — abnormal, noncancerous tissue on your eye’s conjunctive — and replacing it with a graft of tissue that’s glued into place. Our office in Tortola utilizes the latest techniques to minimize regrowth or recurrence and get you back to your normal day-to-day as soon as possible.

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Pars Plana Vitrectomy

Ophthalmologists use this type of eye surgery to treat various problems with the retina or the vitreous, including detached retinas, bleeding in the vitreous, macular holes, and beyond. With this procedure, your doctor will make small cuts in the white part of your eye, entering through an area called the pars plana and using a specialized microscope to assist with surgery.

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Corneal Transplant

This procedure involves your eye doctor removing all or part of your damaged cornea and replacing it with healthy donor tissue. This eye surgery can effectively treat a number of conditions, including keratoconus, Fuchs dystrophy, corneal tearing, and other complications. This procedure can help restore vision, lessen discomfort, and improve the appearance of your cornea.

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Our Complete List of Eye Care Solutions Offered By Our Eye Doctor

Our eye doctor offers a full range of solutions to address a wide range of eye diseases and conditions. Below is a full list of services we provide to ensure the health of your eyes and vision at large:

Byron W. Biscoe, MD

Laser Vision Institute of the Virgin Islands

Byron W. Biscoe, MD, has been in practice since 1994. He is a member of a number of distinguished organizations:

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc.
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery

Contact us online to ask a question or request a consultation. You can also reach us by phone at (340) 774-3003.

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