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Specializes in Corneal and External Diseases
770 Pine Street; Suite 500
Macon, GA
 

Dr. Monali Sakhalkar is a physician who specializes in corneal and external diseases. Dr. Sakhalkar studied medicine at Medical College Baroda. Her residency was performed at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1870 Hardeman Avenue
Macon, GA
 

Dr. Felicity Quansah practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Macon, GA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Quansah include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Quansah accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Quansah attended Duke University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Specializes in Ophthalmology
856 First Street
Macon, GA
 

Dr. David Boone is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has a special interest in cataracts. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Dr. Boone performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Oklahoma State University.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1429 Oglethorpe Street
Macon, GA
 

Dr. Spencer Maddox's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Maddox focuses on strabismus and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Maddox accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Mercer University School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1429 Oglethorpe Street
Macon, GA
 

Dr. John Page practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Page include comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. Dr. Page honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment Diseases

Specializes in Ophthalmology
626 1st Street
Macon, GA
 

Dr. William Jarrard is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Macon, GA. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Jarrard focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Jarrard is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Jarrard attended Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia for medical school.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

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What are Eye Problems?

Almost every moment that we are awake, we rely on our eyes to navigate and interact with the world around us. But we rarely give our eyes much thought. The truth is, the eyes are amazing, complex and delicate organs. Millions of people every year have problems with their eyes. Some of the most common eye problems are refractive disorders, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Refractive disorders happen when the shape of your eye doesn’t let you focus very precisely. You might be myopic (nearsighted), hyperopic (farsighted), or have an astigmatism, which is a focus problem caused by the cornea. Refractive disorders can be corrected by glasses or contacts.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. It happens when fluid pressure builds up within the eye and damages the optic nerve. It is treated with medications and surgery.

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. The retina is tissue at the back of the eye that is filled with numerous, tiny blood vessels. When diabetes damages these delicate blood vessels, they burst or leak, leading to blind spots and blurred vision. Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with laser therapy and surgery, but often vision cannot be restored.

Macular degeneration is common in older adults. The macula is the central part of the retina and is responsible for crisp center vision. Over time, the cells in the macula begin to die, making central vision blurry. An early symptom of macular degeneration is that straight lines appear wavy.

Cataracts happen when the clear lens in the front of the eye becomes cloudy, making things look blurry or faded. They are extremely common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have had a cataract. In early stages, prescription glasses and magnifying lenses can help. As the cataracts get worse, surgery to replace the lens may be the best option.

More than just one of the five senses, we rely heavily on our eyes to communicate, work, and get around every day. It’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your vision stays in good shape for years to come.
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