William Bridges Jr., MD Ophthalmology

William Bridges Jr., MD

Franklin, NC 28734 (2 other locations)

About William Bridges Jr. MD

William Bridges Jr., MD is a doctor primarily located in Franklin, NC, with other offices in Hayesville, NC and Asheville, NC. Their specialties include Ophthalmology.


William Bridges Jr. has 3 locations

Asheville Eye Associates - Franklin 95 Holly Springs Park Dr. Franklin, NC 28734
Asheville Eye Associates - Hayesville Retina Satellite 1091 Highway 64 W Suite 2 Hayesville, NC 28904
Asheville Eye Associates 21 Medical Park Drive Asheville, NC 28803


William Bridges Jr. has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

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

William Bridges Jr. has the following 26 expertise

  • Advanced Cataract Solutions
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Corneal Abrasions
  • Corneal Abrasions Corneal Disease
  • Corneal Ulcers
  • Custom Skin Care
  • Dry Eye
  • Eye Care Services
  • Eye Conditions
  • Eye Exams
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs’ Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma Care & Treatment
  • Lasik
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Monovision
  • Nearsightedness (Myopia)
  • Oculoplastics
  • Orthoptic Services
  • Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retinal Services
  • Strabismus


Southern Methodist University

Medical School

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More about William Bridges Jr.

Dr. Bridges specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the vitreous and retina including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal tears and detachments. He is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and received his medical degree from the Emory University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, and an Ophthalmology residency at the Emory University School of Medicine where he served as Chief Resident in 1994. He also completed a vitreoretinal fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Bridges is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the North Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. He is a consulting Associate with the Duke University Medical School and the Asheville VA Medical Center. Dr. Bridges has been named among the Top Doctors in America since 2007 by Best Doctors, Inc., a survey of more than 45,000 doctors in America. Recognized by his peers as an outstanding expert in ophthalmology, Dr. Bridges is among only 5% of physicians in the U.S. selected for this prestigious honor.

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