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Dr. William Jay Doyle III, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
101 Milford Street
Salisbury, MD
 

Dr. William Doyle is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. He works in Salisbury, MD. Dr. Doyle's areas of expertise include glaucoma. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. Doyle attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, vitreous problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Legal Medicine, Ophthalmology
31519 Winter Place Parkway; Suite 1
Salisbury, MD
 

Dr. Emerson Que is a legal medicine and ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Patients gave Dr. Que an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cataracts, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataracts, Cornea Problems

Dr. Edmund John Forte, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
101 Milford Street
Salisbury, MD
 

Dr. Edmund Forte sees patients in Salisbury, MD and Berlin, MD. His medical specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Forte include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Forte is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Forte completed a residency program at Ohio State University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Dr. Gary Philip Luppens, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
101 Milford Street
Salisbury, MD
 

Dr. Gary Luppens works as a pediatric ophthalmologist. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. In his practice, he is particularly interested in glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Luppens takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Luppens is affiliated with Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
101 Milford Street
Salisbury, MD
 

Dr. Richard Meeks specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and practices in Salisbury, MD and Berlin, MD. He is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Meeks's medical residency was performed at Ohio State University Medical Center. His clinical interests encompass glaucoma. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, external eye diseases, cataracts, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Cornea 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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