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About Dr. Sarah J Hays

Dr. Sarah J Hays, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Birmingham, AL. She has 39 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Hays is affiliated with Shelby Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Hays has received 4 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

25 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sarah J Hays is Great. Dr. Sarah J Hays has been rated by 25 patients. From those 25 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Sarah J Hays is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Vision First Eye Center

1 W Lakeshore Dr Ste 220
Birmingham, AL 35209
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Specialties

Dr. Sarah J Hays has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Sarah J Hays has the following 11 expertise

  • Vision Issues
  • Laser Medicine & Surgery
  • Cataract
  • Eye Exam
  • Glaucoma
  • Blindness
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Eye Pain
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Lasik Surgery

Dr. Sarah J Hays has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Sarah J Hays is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Placed wrong lense in wife eye

Dr Hays placed the wrong lense during cataract surgery. She just did not read file. After the fact she and staff tried to minimize the error. They sold her glasses to correct problem charging hundreds of dollars. What a scam. Dr Hays and others in Homewood office handled this so badly.

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Five Stars

Very professional and efficient. Excellent rapport with patients. Caring and supportive.

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Best choice for lense replacement

I had lense replacement in both eyes in order to correct cataracts. Dr Hays did an excellent job! She was very professional from start to finish

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Awesome Doctor!

I rate Dr. Sarah Hays a 4+. She is a wonderful "eye" doctor/surgeon and I highly recommend her. We have known her more than 22 years and will not use anyone else

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Four Stars

She seems to be a very knowledgeable doctor....at times it seems that she doesn't listen as attentively.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 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.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2017, 2018)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Hays is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • University Of Alabama Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Sarah J Hays accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Alabama
    • BCBS AL PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Vision First Eye Center, 1 W Lakeshore Dr Ste 220, Birmingham, AL

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