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Dr. Jacob Yunker, MD

Ophthalmology ·  Male · Age 42

Dr. Yunker

Dr. Black's Eye Associates

302 W 14th St Ste 100A Jeffersonville, IN 47130

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Dr. Jacob Yunker, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Jeffersonville, IN and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University of Louisville in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology and vitreoretinal disease & surgery.


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Dr. Yunker accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Yunker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Eye Surgery
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Dr. Yunker performs Eye Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Yunker performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Retina Diseases
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Dr. Yunker treats Retina Diseases more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Yunker treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Vitreoretinal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Yunker performs Vitreoretinal Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Yunker performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Yunker's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iridotomy
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

About Me

We are a center of excellence and our eye surgeons have performed thousands of surgical and laser vision correction procedures. Our board-certified eye surgeons and our eye doctors–several of whom are fellowship-trained specialists–provid...

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2003
University of Louisville
Medical School
2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Great bedside manner and efficient, friendly staff, Highly Recommend!
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Stepped up to help us in the midst of a difficult situation and did an excellent job I would highly recommend Dr Yunker and his associates for what ever eye issues you may need help with -
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Dr. Yunker is an outstanding physician. He takes time to explain very difficult diagnoses to his patients and makes sure they understand what is happening. He is warm and you can tell right away that he cares. I have recommended Dr. Yunker to friends with retinal issues and I know they are in excellent hands!
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Dr. Yunker is a top notch retina specialist. His many years of training is obvious in the details of his examination. He takes his time to explain the diagnosis and treatment and has a warm demeanor. I would definitely recommend Dr Yunker.
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Dr Yunker has a very calm demeanor and that really helps put people at ease. He is also very thorough and willing to answer any and all questions.
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Dr Yunker has been treating me for over three years and has always been very professional and courteous
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Dr Yunker is an exceptional surgeon with great bedside manner in the clinic. He cares for his patients and his many years of experience shows with his diagnoses, treatments, and follow ups of his patients. I would recommend to all of my friends and family.
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Dr. Yunker is an excellent doctor. He takes the time to listen and answers all questions without rushing the patient. He is kind, and has a great bedside manner. I really feel he cares about his patients. I would recommend him without reservation.
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Dr. Yunker is a thoughtful and attentive physician, he takes the time to discuss any issues you are having as well as treatment options. Highly recommend him if you are in need of a specialist.
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I have seen several retina specialists and for the very first time I have found a really good one, he spends more than enough time with you, doing a very comprehensive eye exam and then he makes sure that you understand your condition and treatment. I highly recommend Dr. Yunker not only for his high technical quality but for his dedication to his patients.
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Dr. Yunker is an extremely skilled surgeon. In addition, he is very knowledgeable and easily relays information about complex retinal diseases.
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Dr Yunker is a kind, caring physician with a fellowship in vitreo-retinal diseases and surgery. This means in addition to 4 years in medical school, one year as an internal medicine resident and 3 years as an ophthalmology fellow, he also spent 2 years in a fellowship program to learn to treat diseases of the back of the eye. That's 10 years of training after college! Equal to his knowledge and skills is his compassion and excellent bedside manner. I gladly refer my family and friends to him.
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Dr. Yunker still no contact with me. Wow, Still waiting. May want to shop around for your MD. This one seems to think, time is money.
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Husband was referred to Dr Yunker by associate ophthalmologist for a consult for pars plans vitrectomy. Appt was booked over a month out. Day of appt waited in office for over 45 minutes past scheduled appt time before leaving without seeing Dr who had not yet arrived at office and had not checked in with his staff. Very inconsiderate, as if patient’s time is not as important or as valuable as doctor’s considering office policy requires 24 hr cancellation notice.
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Great Experience! I have a complicated diagnosis, but Dr. Yunker makes it very easy to understand. The office staff was wonderful!
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Dr Yunker is so impressive! The doctor and staff put me at ease. I will only trust him with my eyes!
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