Dr. James Edwards, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 73

Dr. James Edwards, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Parma, OH and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Georgetown U, School of Medicine medical school in 1974. He is affiliated with Southwest General Health Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Edwards to book an appointment.

Dr. Edwards

Retina Specialists of Ohio

5500 Ridge Rd Ste 208 Parma, OH 44129
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Just a great doctor. Been going there for 25+ years.
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Patricia Norman – Jun 02, 2020
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Dr. Edwards is an excellent doctor who really cares about his patients. I was diagnosed with a rare eye cancer by him and over five years ago and the care and compassion shown to me by Dr. Edwards and his entire staff was wonderful.Dr. Edwards made sure I received the best care available for this disease. It is because of him that over five years later I am cancer free.
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Sheila in Medina, OH – Dec 17, 2016
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Office staff is unfriendly, even rude. Short hours if you work. Ordered a second set of contacts by phone and they raised the price $20.00 without ever telling me when I called in. Just an unfriendly and apathetic group.
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Cleveland, OH – Jun 01, 2016
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He has been my doctor for 20 plus years. He is kind. He really listens.
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Parma – Feb 09, 2016
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Biography

Dr. James Edwards, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Parma, OH and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Georgetown...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1979
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Iowa
Residency Hospital
1974
Georgetown U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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Does Dr. James Edwards, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Edwards has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

What are Dr. James Edwards, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Edwards frequently treats Ocular Hypertension, Eye Infections, and Keratitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Edwards treats.

Where is Dr. James Edwards, MD's office located?

Dr. Edwards' office is located at 5500 Ridge Rd Ste 208, Parma, OH 44129. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Edwards' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ocular Hypertension
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Ocular Hypertension more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Eye Infections
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Eye Infections more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Keratitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Keratitis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Edwards' conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(440) 884-7181

Dr. Edwards accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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Locations

Retina Specialists of Ohio

Retina Specialists of Ohio5500 Ridge Rd Ste 208 Parma, OH 44129
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Edwards is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Southwest General Health Center

Middleburg Heights, OH

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

10 Awards Received