Dr. James Davies, MD

Dr. James Davies, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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65 y/o
(532)

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Dr. James Davies, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Carlsbad, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

Davies Eye Center

655 Laguna Dr

Carlsbad, CA 92008
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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Top Care Areas

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

Excision of Chalazion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trichiasis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Davies'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.

Dr. Davies' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Davies "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."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Davies "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."

5  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • 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)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Skin Infections
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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49  Procedures

  • 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
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • 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
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Cryopexy
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Lash Enhancer
  • LASIK
  • Photo Therapeutic Keratectomy
  • Physical Examination
  • 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
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Davies has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Davies' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Davies to family and friends
532 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (533)

  • 5
    (477)
  • 4
    (30)
  • 3
    (16)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Davies' 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

The front office staff was kind enough to get my daughter in for an emergency appointment, which I greatly appreciated and expressed my gratitude. Unfortunately the doctors bed side manner could use some work. For a child to have an in office procedure for expression and drainage, it is normal that...more
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Dr. Davies has been an amazing Godsend to us. He first treated my husband almost 20 years ago when a cancer was found on his eye. Thanks to the surgery and great follow-up, it has never returned. Our daughter had very poor vision and Dr. Davies monitored her until the technology and her eyes...more
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Excellent médecin qui parle parfaitement le français. Prendre rendez vous est simple et rapide. L'horaire est respecté. Les soins et diagnostiques apportés sont excellents; Je recommande. Boris
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I had cataract surgery approximately two years ago with Dr. Davies. I found him to be an excellent doctor for what I needed. He does the surgery in his office. One eye first, few days later, the other. He's a nice man with a quiet disposition and will answer any questions you have, just ask. ...more
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