Dr. Douglas Edwards, MD

Dr. Douglas Edwards, MD

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Dr. Douglas Edwards, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Merrill, WI and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

503 S Center Ave Ste 7

Merrill, WI 54452

Contact Information

(715) 536-2535

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantra
  • Alliance Health Care
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Aspirus Network, Inc.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • HealthEOS
  • HealthPartners
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Dr. Edwards' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Optic Neuritis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Optic Neuritis more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Eye Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Eye Cancer more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Retinal Cancer
Graves' Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Graves' Disease more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Edwards' conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Astigmatic Keratotomy
Astigmatism
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Benign Tumor
Blepharitis
Blocked Tear Duct
Brain Disorders
Cataract
Cataract Removal Surgery
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Cornea Surgery
Corneal Diseases
Diabetes Eye Care
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
Dry Eyes
Ectropion of Eyelid
Esophoria
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Disease
Eye Examination
Eye Infections
Eye Procedure
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Disorders
Eyelid Surgery
Farsightedness
Floaters
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
Graves' Disease
Headache
Herpetic Keratitis
Heterophoria
Intralase
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Keratitis
Laser Surgery
LASIK
Lazy Eye
Macular Hole
Migraine
Nearsightedness
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Parasitic Endophthalmitis
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Pinguecula
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Refractive Surgery
Retina Diseases
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Senile Cataracts
Strabismus
Stye
Temporal Arteritis
Thyroid Disease
Trichiasis
Ulcer
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vascular Disease
Visual Field Defects
YAG Laser Capsulotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

One Vision. Yours.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Mayo Clinic-Department Of Ophthalmology
Residency Hospital
2000
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1999
University Of Iowa
Medical School
1995
Wartburg College
Undergraduate School
2003
2000
1999
1995

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Dr. Edwards' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Edwards

4.3

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
10%
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1 Star
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I saw Dr. Edwards while visiting in the Wausau area. He was an extremely competent and caring ophthalmologist. He was willing to take the time to answer all of the questions I presented to him regarding my eye health concerns. I would highly recommend Dr. Edwards to any individual looking for an...Read More
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Dr Edwards did an amazing job with my lasik surgery. He is not only a great surgeon but has a wonderful bedside manner. He made me comfortable with my decision and I can’t say that I mind not wearing glasses or contacts ! It’s great to be able to play with the kids, swim and be active. Thank...Read More
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I had cataract surgery with Dr. Edwards in Feb. 2013. Since then I have been dealing with double vision and trying to get the correct prism in my glasses to be comfortable. It has been a continuing frustration and expense. I feel he was distracted during my second eye procedure while talking...Read More
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Phone call was not returned as promised Required several follow up efforts on my part. Exam was cursory, verbal nonspecific referral made, i.e.. you should see a surgeon in your area No written referral given, no sense of urgency, no diagnostic information that could be shared. Not impressed.
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Aspirus Network, Inc.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin HMO
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
HealthEOS
HealthPartners
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
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Choice Care PPO
Gold Choice
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