Dr. Carol Johnston, MD

Dr. Carol Johnston, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
58 y/o
(543)

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Dr. Carol Johnston, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jacksonville, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. She specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read her story

Office Park Eye Center

6 Office Park Dr

Jacksonville, NC 28546
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • MultiPlan
  • Superior Vision
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

Learn about Dr. Johnston

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Johnston performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Johnston's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Johnston's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Johnston "Dr. Johnston graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She completed her residency in ophthalmology at SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse, New York. Dr. Johnston is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and has been practicing in Jacksonville since 1990. Dr. Johnston has been involved in the community including serving on the Onslow County Health Board, the Onslow Memorial Foundation Board, and the Sponsors for Academic Talent Board. She is currently serving the community as a trustee on the Onslow Memorial Hospital Board. Dr. Johnston is married to Dr. Scott Johnston and has three children."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Johnston "The mission of Office Park Eye Center's physicians and staff is to provide and to support the highest quality medical, surgical and comprehensive eye care possible. Our professional staff pledges to make your time with us informative, comfortable and enjoyable. We take great pride in helping you achieve not only better vision, but a better quality of life."

6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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11  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University of Rochester
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • S U N Y Upstate Medical University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnston's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnston to family and friends
543 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (543)

  • 5
    (496)
  • 4
    (29)
  • 3
    (11)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Johnston's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

She Was A Blessing And Gave Me Hope For My Eye Problem .
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Highly recommend Dr Johnston and her practice after being a patient for over 15 years. Just had cataract surgery and I am extremely satisfied with the overall care from Dr Johnston and her office technicians and other staff.
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I would like to give a big "THANK YOU" to Dr. Carol Johnston and her team. I was selected for their Mission Cateract program. From the time I walked through their door I was greeted by friendly, professional, dedicated and competent staff. My eye exam was very thorough and done with very modern...more
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