Dr. Christopher L. Blanton, MD

Dr. Christopher L. Blanton, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 55 years old

Dr. Blanton is committed to providing you and your family the best possible medical treatment. Each patient is treated like family. Dr. Blanton strives to exceed patients expectations on every level and make each patient a top priority. He is dedicated to excellence in surgical and medical care of the human eye with attention to each patient s specific needs.Read more

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Dr. Blanton is committed to providing you and your family the best possible medical treatment. Each patient is treated like family. Dr. Blanton strives to exceed patients expectations on every level and make each patient a top priority. He is dedicated to excellence in surgical and medical care of the human eye with attention to each patient s specific needs.Read more

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photo Therapeutic Keratectomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Toledo College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Naval Med Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    National Naval Med Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wills Eye Hospital

    Completed in 1993

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Blanton's Care Philosophy

Dr. Blanton is committed to providing you and your family the best possible medical treatment. Each patient is treated like family. Dr. Blanton strives to exceed patients expectations on every level and make each patient a top priority. He is dedicated to excellence in surgical and medical care of the human eye with attention to each patient s specific needs.