Dr. James H. Oakman Jr., MD

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Dr. James H. Oakman Jr., MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Southern Eye Center 1306 Troupe St, Augusta, GA 30904 Get Directions
(706) 736-1437

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As a medical doctor, Dr. Oakman views the eye in the context of the entire body and systemic pathologies. At Southern Eye, we view your health record as belonging to you. We will not share through electronic means or otherwise any of your records without your expressed consent. We believe in the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship, clear communication, and that all medical decision making should be made strictly in that context. We treat patients and families one-at-a-time, never rushed, and with an eagerness to explain complicated disease processes to improve care. Our desire is to be the best comprehensive ophthalmology practice in the southeast. We seek to be valuable and edifying.Read more

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Dr. Oakman enjoys volunteering in short term medical missions with an emphasis on Christian evangelism. He also staffs Lion's Club...Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Polar Cataract 2
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 1
  • Chalazion
  • Closed-Angle Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Cornea Guttata With Anterior Polar Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Episcleritis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Flashes
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Lens Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Capsule Clouding
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleritis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Detachment

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Phakic Refractive Lens Implantation
  • Photocoagulation
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    Erlanger Medical Center Baroness Campus

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Palmetto Health Richland

    Completed in 1998

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Oakman enjoys volunteering in short term medical missions with an emphasis on Christian evangelism. He also staffs Lion's Club clinics and serves on the deacon board of his church. He serves as the Vice President of Citizens Impact in Georgia and is a Gideon.

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Dr. Oakman Jr.'s Care Philosophy

As a medical doctor, Dr. Oakman views the eye in the context of the entire body and systemic pathologies. At Southern Eye, we view your health record as belonging to you. We will not share through electronic means or otherwise any of your records without your expressed consent. We believe in the sanctity of the doctor-patient relationship, clear communication, and that all medical decision making should be made strictly in that context. We treat patients and families one-at-a-time, never rushed, and with an eagerness to explain complicated disease processes to improve care. Our desire is to be the best comprehensive ophthalmology practice in the southeast. We seek to be valuable and edifying.