Marshall Health Network welcomes eye care specialists

Marshall Health, a member of Marshall Health Network, welcomes ophthalmologist Raymond V. Mecca, M.D., and optometrist Scott J. Henry, O.D., to its team of eye care specialists.  

Mecca has more than 49 years of experience as an ophthalmologist in Ashland, Kentucky. He offers comprehensive eye care services, including evaluations for diabetic retinopathy, dry eye disease, Sjogren’s Syndrome, macular degeneration, hypertension and Plaquenil eye exams, along with diagnostic testing. He also handles ocular emergencies. Outside of work, he enjoys restoring classic cars, doing mechanical work such as rebuilding ocular instruments, and sailing. Mecca earned his medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, followed by an ophthalmology residency at the University of Missouri at Kansas City in Missouri.  

Henry is a lifelong resident of West Virginia, practicing in the Charleston, Huntington and Ashland areas for more than 29 years working with general ophthalmologists and glaucoma and corneal specialists. Henry conducts general eye health examinations to screen for conditions like cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and hypertension, including Plaquenil eye exams. Additionally, he diagnoses, treats and manages a variety of eye diseases and injuries. Henry earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee.  

Both doctors also perform visual field tests and optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans, which detect diseases such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. 

Drs. Mecca and Henry have also been named faculty clinicians at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. They join interim chair Vishal Verma, M.D., an experienced LASIK and cataract surgeon, at Marshall Eye Surgeons, 3246 U.S. Route 60, Suite 6, in Huntington.  

Drs. Verma, Mecca and Henry are accepting new patients at Marshall Eye Surgeons. Call 304.691.8800 to schedule an appointment.  

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