Dr. David Hayes, DO

Dr. David Hayes, DO

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Dr. David Hayes, DO is an ophthalmology specialist in Orange Park, FL. He specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read his story

Clay Eye Physicians and Surgeons

2023 Professional Center Dr

Orange Park, FL 32073
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Hayes

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma Surgery
high
more than 85% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 83% of peers
Dry Eyes
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Hayes'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. Hayes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hayes "David Hayes, DO served as a U.S. Navy Flight Surgeon for 11 years, and joined Clay Eye Physicians & Surgeons in 2015. Dr. Hayes specialties include Laser Cataract Surgery and Glaucoma Surgery."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hayes "Since we first began treating patients in 1977, we have been committed to offering the most advanced and comprehensive eye care available. Every eye disease is different, and so is every patient. That's why our doctors diagnose and develop individualized treatment plans specifically tailored for your needs. Our physicians are leaders in the development of state-of-the-art approaches to eye care, and are supported by a strong team of friendly and knowledgeable technicians, administrative staff, and other specialists who work together to coordinate complete and compassionate care."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

99  Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Aphakia
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract - Alopecia - Sclerodactyly
  • Cataract - Ataxia - Deafness
  • Cataract - Cardiomyopathy
  • Cataract Congenital Dominant Non Nuclear
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Hazy Vision
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Meibomitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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56  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Blepharoplasty
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Goniotomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Oculoplastics
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Photocoagulation
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Navy Med Ctr San Diego
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Navy Med Ctr San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • West Virginia University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hayes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hayes' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hayes to family and friends
372 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (372)

  • 5
    (337)
  • 4
    (23)
  • 3
    (6)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Hayes' 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 (15)

Dr. Hayes confirmed having open angle glaucoma and recommended Latanoprost then Lumigan to lower IOP. Unfortunately, both eye drops did not lower my eye pressure and caused undesirable side effects. On my last appointment, I opted for Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT). Given the success...more
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Complete examination. Explains all he's looking for. Explains what he's going to be doing. Painless procedures. Explains what you can expect. Gives you time to ask questions and explains them in terms you can understand.
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Dr hayes is a very thorough and professional doctor and I highly recommend him to anyone who is in need of his service
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His answers to your questions are direct and precise concerning the health of your eyes and his expressions let you know he is just as concerned as you are. To me, that makes him trustworthy.
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He is very knowledgeable and explains my diagnosis in terms I could completely understand. He takes time to explain and answer all questions. I am completely satisfied with him and all the staff.
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