Brinton Vision serves St Louis and the surrounding metropolitan area providing patients with LASIK and six modern LASIK alternative procedures.
We are located at:
555 N New Ballas Rd Ste 310, St. Louis, MO 63141
From downtown St Louis
Brinton Vision is located just 16 miles from Downtown St Louis making us a short drive to better vision.
From the airport
Brinton’s St Louis LASIK surgery center is only 10 miles from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport for easy arrivals and departures for our patients flying to our location.
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More about Brinton Vision’s hometown
Sitting near the confluence of the Missouri River and the Mississippi River, St. Louis is the second-largest city in the State. A population of just over 300,000 people was reported in the 2020 census. The larger metropolitan area covers two states and is home to over 2.8 million people, making it the 20th-largest market in the United States.
Native American Mississippian’s first populated the region. Historic Native American tribes in the area included the Illiniwek and the Siouan-speaking Osage people. Their major regional center was called Cahokia Mounds, most active from 900 AD to 1500 AD.
European fur traders Gilbert Antoine de St. Maxent, Auguste Chouteau, and Pierre Laclède arrived from France and founded the city in 1764. They named it for the King of France, Louis IX. In 1764, following France’s defeat in the Seven Years’ War, Spain gained control of the city. In 1800, it was returned to France, where it is promptly sold as part of the Louisiana Purchase to the United States. The explorers Lewis and Clark used the city as the launching point for their famous expedition.
St. Louis became a major port on the Mississippi River making it the fourth-largest city in the United States from 1870-1920. And in 1904, Saint Louis hosted the Summer Olympics.
St. Louis has a healthy economy with strengths in the service, manufacturing, trade, transportation, and tourism industries. The areas Gross Domestic Product exceeded $160 billion in 2017. Eight Fortune 500 companies call St. Louis home.
Well-known companies include:
- Wells Fargo Advisors
- Anthem BlueCross and Blue Shield
- Ameren Corporation
- Nestlé Purina PetCare
- Spire, Inc.
- FleishmanHillard, Square, Inc.,
- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis,
- Centene Corporation
- Express Scripts
Many of these companies’ team members have experienced improved vision as Brinton Vision patients!
Saint Louis University and Washington University in St. Louis serve as accredited research centers.
St. Louis has several professional sports teams including the St. Louis Blues hockey team, The Cardinals Major League Baseball team, and the newly formed St. Louis City SC which will be a part of Major League Soccer.
Among the city’s attractions are the Gateway Arch, the Saint Louis Zoo, the Missouri Botanical Garden, and the St. Louis Art Museum.
We love calling St. Louis home!
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