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Dr. Smith's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Smith "Dr. Smith served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years. He held a variety of positions, including Head of the glaucoma service at Bethesda Naval Hospital from 1988-1993. During that time he trained ophthalmology residents, conducted clinical research and treated various dignitaries including many members of Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court and President H.W. Bush. He also served as an assistant clinical professor at USUHS, the military medical school, where he taught eye trauma and cataract surgery courses to medical students and ophthalmology residents. Upon retirement from the Navy, he moved to Charlotte in 1993. Dr. Smith's primary interests are general ophthalmology and the medical management of glaucoma."
This content was provided by Dr. Smith "At Horizon Eye Care, eyesight isn't just part of our focus. It's literally all we do.
Services at Horizon range from routine family and pediatric eye care to specialty services and surgeries for cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastics and retina conditions, along with cataract surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Our physicians and staff have vast experience, and stay current with the latest treatments, technology and techniques.
We are Always Thinking Vision."
Dr. Smith does not have any board certifications listed.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Excision of Chalazion
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for North Carolina.
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.
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
Medical School | Graduated 1979
Naval Med Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988
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Dr. Smith's Reviews
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends
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Dr. Smith's Performance
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Office & Staff Performance
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes
Overall Patient Satisfaction
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Smith to family and friends is 5 out of 5