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Ophthalmology Dallas, TX

About Dr. James H Merritt MD

Dr. James H Merritt, MD is a doctor primarily located in Dallas, TX. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery.

Specialties

Dr. James H Merritt has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
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.
Plastic Surgery

Awards

4 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors (1)

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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 (2015, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. James H Merritt has the following 10 expertise

  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Exam
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Vision Issues

Education

42 Years Experience

University Of Texas Health Science Center

Residency

Mcgovern Medical School At The Univ Of Texas Health Science Ctr At Houston

Graduated in 1978

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