Dr. Britton Carter, MD

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Dr. Britton Carter, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

ALABAMA EYE SERVICES 1009 Montgomery Hwy Ste 200, Vestavia, AL 35216 Get Directions
(205) 397-9400

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Dr. Carter specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Vestavia, AL. He practices at 1 location.

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Dry Eyes
    • Exophoria
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Heterophoria
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Nearsightedness
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Pterygium
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinoschisis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Stye
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage

    Procedures Performed

    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eye Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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      • Failure to complete continuing education requirements  (5/23/2012)
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1993

    • Internship Hospital
      Bapt Med Ctrs

      Completed in 1994

    • Residency Hospital
      University Ala Eye Found Hospital

      Completed in 1997

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Ophthalmology
    • Board certified in Ophthalmology
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    • No sanctions found
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients