Dr. James Davies, MD

Dr. James Davies, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
64 y/o
134 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

We treat all patients with kindness and respect as if they were part of our family. Dr. Davies makes sure the patients understands what he's recommending and why.Read more

Personal Bio

Dr. James A. Davies, M.D. is the Medical Director of Davies Eye Center and Surgical Eye Care Center. As a...Read more

Dr. Davies' Experience

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Dr. Davies' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Davies to family and friends
4.8
based on 135 total surveys
Dr. Davies' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
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  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Davies says...

Dr. James A. Davies, M.D. is the Medical Director of Davies Eye Center and Surgical Eye Care Center. As a surgical pioneer, Dr. Davies has been recognized as the authority in the field of cataract and refractive surgery with experience in a wide range of procedures, such as corneal and anterior segment eye surgery, corneal laser refractive surgery and cataract surgery.

Dr. Davies' Care Philosophy

We treat all patients with kindness and respect as if they were part of our family. Dr. Davies makes sure the patients understands what he's recommending and why.

Dr. Davies says...

Dr. Davies specializes in LASIK, Cataract and other Refractive Eye Surgeries as well as treating Glaucoma and Dry Eye.

Dr. Davies says...

  • Has performed over 13,000 cataract surgeries and counting, with outstanding results, and in those, has implanted over 1,300 Crystalens accommodating lenses
  • First in the world to implant the FDA approved Crystalens HD500
  • Davies Eye Care Center was designated a "Crystalens Center of Excellence"
  • First in the United States to implant the HD100 third-generation Crystalens
  • First in the world to implant the enhanced AT-50 second-generation Crystalens
  • First in Southern -California to implant the first-generation Crystalens
  • First in San Diego to use endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP), a revolutionary new treatment that uses a small handpiece that has a video camera, light source and laser for treating glaucoma patients
  • First surgeon in San Diego to use the VISX excimer laser to reshape the cornea and remove corneal scars

Dr. Davies' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Sinai Grace Hospital

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Sinai Grace Hospital

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    Brigham Young University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Adult Allergy
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Exenteration
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Patch
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Cryopexy
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Photo Therapeutic Keratectomy
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Radial Keratotomy
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery