Dr. James Slyman, MD

Dr. James Slyman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. James Slyman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lexington, NC and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2 Hospital Dr

Lexington, NC 27292

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
high
more than 80% of peers
Migraine
normal
more than 84% of peers
Senile Cataracts
normal
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Slyman'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Uab Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Eye Fnd Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Slyman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Slyman's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Slyman to family and friends
13 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Slyman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (6)

At least three eye doctors were unable to diagnose the disease I have in both my eyes. My husband and I drove from the Greensboro area to Lexington to see Dr. Slyman, where during the first visit, he diagnosed a hereditary disease in both of my eyes. He referred me to NC Baptist Hospital in...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Slyman's for more than 30 years. He is an exception doctor and has taken great care of my eyes. The cataract surgery I had went very well, and I feel like I have brand new eyes!
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This is wonderful practice. The staff are friendly and the doctors give excellent care. I am always seen right away and on time.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Slyman for over 25 years. From my initial glasses as a child, to contact lenses and regular check ups, I have been blown away by how thorough the care is. During checkups I do not feel rushed, and I know that Dr. Slyman and his staff care enough to spend a little extra...more
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Outstanding and compassionate doctor!
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