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About Dr. Margaret A Wheat-Sipes
Dr. Margaret A Wheat-Sipes, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Shreveport, LA. She has 17 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Wheat-Sipes is affiliated with Willis-Knighton South & The Center for Women's Health. Dr. Wheat-Sipes has received 2 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Margaret A Wheat-Sipes has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
- Eye Exam
- Vision Issues
- Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Lasik Surgery
- Eye Pain
- Macular Degeneration
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2010)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2011, 2010)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Wheat-Sipes is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
17 Years Experience
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Graduated in 2001
Dr. Margaret A Wheat-Sipes accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
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Locations & DirectionsWk Eye Institute, 7607 Youree Dr, Shreveport, LA
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