Dr. Carl L. Sylvester, MD

Dr. Carl L. Sylvester, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 46 years old

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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy Hospital Of Pittsburgh

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Case Western Reserve University Hospitals

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    The Sinskey Eye Institute

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 1992

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Chief Resident, Case Western Reserve Univ., 1999
    • National Merit Scholar, 1988
    • Summa Cum Laude, Baylor University, 1992
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Sylvester's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Oklahoma not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Sylvester's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Sylvester

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Dr. Sylvester's Care Philosophy

I treat all patients the same, with dignity and respect. I use the most advanced treatments and technology to achieve the best possible vision for my patients..