Dr. Curt Young, MD

Dr. Curt Young, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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45 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Curt Tyler Young was raised in Presque Isle, Maine. He attended Syracuse University where he achieved his Bachelors of Science in Nursing. He gained experience as an ambulatory surgery nurse in Ophthalmology as well as an Adult and Pediatric Psychiatry Nurse. He continued at Syracuse University to earn his Master’s degree in Nursing and was the youngest male to graduate from Syracuse University as a licensed Nurse Practitioner. He worked as a Nurse Practitioner in Emergency Medicine before answering his calling to train as a physician. He graduated from St. Christopher's College of Medicine in Cambridge, England in 2002. During his training he gained experience in Ophthalmology doing elective rotations at Tulane University, and Louisiana State University in New Orleans. His residency training was at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana where he successfully completed his Internship in Internal Medicine gaining experience at LSU Hospital, and the Veterans Administration hospital in Shreveport. After that he returned to New Orleans to help rebuild Tulane's Ophthalmology program that was still hoppled by Katrina. After finishing his residency training, he accepted a Retina Fellowship position at Tulane University training with the world renowned James Diamond, MD. Today, Dr. Young is the Medical Director of Vision Care of Maine with offices in Bangor, Houlton, Presque Isle Dover Foxcroft and Madawaska Maine. Dr. Young offers his patients the most advanced medical and surgical care for treatment of Cataracts and Retinal Disease. The practice offers the most advanced options for medical and surgical eye care including Laser Assisted Cataract Extraction (LACE) and LASIK. Vision Care of Maine has served people of Northern Maine for over 40 years.

Vision Care Of Maine

1 Ridgewood Dr

Bangor, ME 04401
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Young's Experience

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Young does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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Education

  • Syracuse University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • St. Christopher's College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • LSU Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Veterans Administration Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Louisiana State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

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Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Young accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Young has admitting privileges

The Aroostook Medical Center
140 Academy Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769
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