Dr. Alan N. Carlson, MD

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Specializes in Cornea & Refractive Surgery • Male • Age 60

3475 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705

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DUKE AESTHETIC CENTER
DR JEFFREY MARCUS
3475 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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    Dr. Carlson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
    • Ophthalmology
    • Anterior Segment Surgery
    • Cataract Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
    • Laser Cataract Surgery
    • LASIK
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Refractive Surgery
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Cataract Surgery Complications
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Cataracts
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Farsightedness
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    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Stye
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens
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    Background Check for Dr. Carlson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for North Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Duke University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    University Nc
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor Med Center
    Complete in 1986

    Fellowship Hospital

    Baylor Med Center
    Complete in 1987
    Duke University Med Center
    Complete in 1988

    Undergraduate Schools

    Duke University
    Graduated in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Carlson & Staff

    • English
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    5 out of 5
    - in Chesapeake, VA |

    An expert at cataract surgery. Answered my many questions with patience and clarity, and was the only doctor within 200 miles who had the best replacement lens I wanted, the Staar Nanoflex Collamer IOL. I could not be happier with the outcome. I see clearly, and have a remarkable range of focus. I hardly need reading glasses. And this lens has the lowest incidence of glare and sparkles of any out there. If you're in driving distance of Durham, see him!

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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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    • Medicaid
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    • Mutual of Omaha
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    • Optima Health
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    Office Locations

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    DUKE AESTHETIC CENTER
    DR JEFFREY MARCUS
    3475 Erwin Rd
    Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 681-8555 (Office)
    (919) 660-0591 (Fax)
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