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Doctors in Aiken Ophthalmology

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Aiken, SC that specialze in Ophthalmology

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22 ratings with 8 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Aiken Ophthalmology when asked is excellent. Aiken Ophthalmology has been reviewed by 22 patients. The rating is 3.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Aiken Ophthalmology as provided by patient reviews is 33 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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110 Pepper Hill Way
Aiken, SC 29801

Specialties

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.

Doctors in Aiken Ophthalmology

  • Dr. Anthony B Greer MD

    Ophthalmology

    Brevard, NC

    5.0
    (5)
  • Dr. Harpreet N Patheja MD

    Ophthalmology

    Aiken, SC

    4.0
    (8)
  • Dr. Daniel J Smith Sr MD

    Ophthalmology

    Aiken, SC

    3.6
    (14)
  • Dr. Kishan R Govind MD

    Ophthalmology

    Winston Salem, NC

    3.5
    (2)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Aiken Ophthalmology. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Ophthalmology near Aiken Ophthalmology Aiken, SC.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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