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About Dr. Scott W Tunis
Dr. Scott W Tunis, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Wilmington, NC. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Tunis is affiliated with New Hanover Regional Medical Center and Mcleod Loris Hospital. Dr. Tunis has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Scott W Tunis 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.
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
- Refractive Surgical Procedures
- Vision Issues
- Eye Exam
- LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
- Corneal Transplantation
- Lasik Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
- Eye Pain
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2011, 2009)
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.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
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 Award (2011, 2014, 2009, 2008)
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. Tunis is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
37 Years Experience
University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1981
Sc Medical Center
Dr. Scott W Tunis accepts the following insurance providers.
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
BCBS North Carolina
- BCBS NC Blue Value
- BCBS NC BlueOptions
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsEye Mergency, 1001 Military Cutoff Rd Ste 200, Wilmington, NC
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