Dr. Dean Forgey, MD

Dr. Dean Forgey, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Dean Forgey, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lincoln, NE and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology and cornea & external diseases.

1520 S 70th St Ste 102

Lincoln, NE 68506

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • Principal Life
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
high
more than 75% of peers
Keratitis
normal
more than 79% of peers
Keratoconus
normal
more than 65% of peers

Dr. Forgey'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.

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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18  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Eye Examination
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Nebraska.

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

  • University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • The Nebraska Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University For Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Louisville Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Forgey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forgey's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Forgey to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Forgey'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I have been treated previously by Dr. Forgey and decided to get glasses and contacts. I was very unsure of what I needed and had little understanding of what I needed to do to get glasses or contacts, Dr Forgey and his office were very pleasant and professional with a great knowledge,...more
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