Dr. Jason Darlington, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 46

Dr. Jason Darlington, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Melbourne, FL and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine medical school in 2001. He is affiliated with Holmes Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Darlington to book an appointment.

Dr. Darlington

The Eye Institute

1995 W Nasa Blvd Ste 200 Melbourne, FL 32904
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Darlington's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cataract
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Dr. Darlington treats Cataract more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Darlington treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Senile Cataracts
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Dr. Darlington treats Senile Cataracts more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Darlington treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Cataract Removal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Darlington performs Cataract Removal Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Darlington performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Darlington's conditions and procedures:

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Diplopia
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Goniotomy
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinoschisis
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(321) 722-4443

Dr. Darlington accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Vitalidad Plus California Con Aetna
Whole HealthPrimeCare California HMO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross
Power Select HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Pathway X Direct Access PPO
Pathway X Guided Access HMO
Pathway X Tiered Direct Access
Priority Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Delta Health System
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Community Care Network HMO
Covered California - Bronze PPO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Individual and Family PPO
SmartCare HMO
Tricare
WholeCare Network HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
Meritain Health
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare

Dr. Darlington's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Darlington

4.7

Based on 119 ratings

5 Stars
88.23529411764706%
(105)
4 Stars
3.361344537815126%
(4)
3 Stars
0.8403361344537815%
(1)
2 Stars
2.5210084033613445%
(3)
1 Star
5.042016806722689%
(6)
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Please see prior review. I check # of stars incorrectly. Should be five star rating not one as I suspect my prior rating was incorrectly marked
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Roy E Thomas MD – Sep 16, 2021
I recently left a one star review for Dr. Darlington, as a result of a billing issue, and staff complaint. I was contacted two weeks later by a gentleman who was responsible for customer satisfaction of this physician. I explained my issue and immediately he stated that this was not the standard of practice for Dr. Darlington and his office. The issue was immediately resolved, apologized and accepted. Dr. Darlington is a wonderful physician and sometimes the staff do make mistakes, however this medical group will respond to and try to correct any issues you have. I have corrected my 1 star to 5 stars.
What went well
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
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Sep 13, 2021
Dr. Darlington did my cataract surgery and everything he told me from my initial appointment through both surgeries was spot on. I followed all the directions and that made it so easy. He told me today I have 20/20 vision and I no longer need glasses! I am really satisfied. His staff at the Eye Institute and the surgical center were top notch and were very professional. The best surgical experience I have had!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Sep 02, 2021
Did a wonderful great job!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Office environment
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Fred Baker – Aug 22, 2021
Worse experience in my life. Had a 130 appointment. 4 people came in after me and they took them in before me when I camplained they didn’t even apologize said too bad I have to wait After an hour I left without seeing the Doctor. Staff is rude and should be fired. Didn’t care if I was upset told me to sit down and wait. Of course they won’t tell Dr Darrington afraid they would be fired and they should.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
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Aug 20, 2021
Dr Darlington is a very personable fellow, he is extremely confidant and puts you at ease. He gets right to the point and doesn't waste time, he always sits and looks directly in your eyes and asks if you have any questions after his exams. He did cataract surgery on both of my eyes and I can see perfectly and don't need glasses except for reading, it has been 62 years that I have been wearing glasses, it is a new and colorful life and I just am in awe of my surroundings. I couldn't believe cataracts could actually distort my vision that much. If I had to refer or have eye surgery again Dr. Darlington would definitely be my first and only pick. Thank you Dr. Darlington for my new life.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ronald A. Gooden – Aug 13, 2021
Worked for many years as an ophthalmic sales rep in southern FL (east and west coasts), selling the machines that do the cataract extraction, the hand held instruments used during the procedure, the intra-operative viscoelastics (to protect the cornea among other things) and the intraocular lens implants. I have stood next to many eye surgeons as they worked, looking through the companion scope while they used my products (and my competitors) and over those years have seen thousands of cataracts operations. When I knew it was time for my own cataract surgery I researched the local eye surgeons extensively. His name came up over and over again (even with other local physicians recommending him). He answered all my questions, particularly about the newest lens that allows near, mid-distance and far vision...all without glasses. I chose that style lens and could not be happier. Note that his staff is top flight too...from beginning to end. HIGHLY recommend this Dr. and practice.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Aug 03, 2021
Dr. Darlington did cataract surgery on both of my eyes. The results are wonderful. I would recommend him highly
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Marion Katuzny – Jul 22, 2021
Cornea scrape operation
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jul 15, 2021
I have had cataract surgery on both eyes and treatment for cancer in my right eye. From the initial appointment I could tell I would be confident that I was going to receive excellent care. I could not be more pleased with the outcome. I highly recommend Dr. Darlington to my friends
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jim B – Jun 22, 2021
Every visit was very professional, everyone went out of their way to make me comfortable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Judith Smith – Jun 15, 2021
very professional
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Explained conditions well
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Jun 08, 2021
From Pre-op to Post-op the experience was professional, courteous, and impressive with the care and excellence provided. I will and have already provided recommendation of Dr. Darlington and Staff to friends and family.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Deborah Griffin-Rockholt – May 19, 2021
I would definitely recommend Dr. Darlington to my family and friends. Dr. Darlington is excellent. I received two Toric Lenses. My vision is perfect. Dr. Darlington and his staff at the Eye Institute in Melbourne did a great job from start to finish. I am so glad I found Dr. Darlington for my procedures. Thanks again for your services.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Lynn Mack – May 08, 2021
Dr. Darlington does excellent work. I had two laser procedures done And they both turned out great. However, he lacks any kind of bedside manner. He is in and out of the room in a flash and never asked how’s it going or how did the first procedure do or anything. Even though he does excellent work I find it rude not to communicate at all with your patients. His nurse and staff were exceptionally friendly and polite so maybe he thinks that is all that’s needed.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
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Apr 27, 2021
I went to see Dr. Darlington to correct a problem I had surgery with another doctor. He just couldn't seem to get it right (other doctor). So Dr Darlington was my third stop. He fixed it and made things right. I cannot say enough good things about this doctor. He is very friendly, very easy to talk to and caring with his patients. He is now the family doctor. He is a super smart guy and I owe him a great thanks for being so good and understanding.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Robert Borden – Apr 18, 2021
Dr. Darlington is the BEST. I now have 20/20 vision all because of Dr. Darlington great knowledge of tests to perform to correct your vision. I have and will continue to let many people know about him. Thanks a million Dr.Darlington!!!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Rupert Stephens – Apr 15, 2021
Dr. Darlington is efficient and has a well organized team to address cataract issues. I opted for the PanOptix which has enabled me to see without glasses for the first time since 7th grade. I am very pleased with my results.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
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Tom Bowler – Apr 15, 2021
Dr. Darlington recently did cataract surgery with new lenses on both of my eyes. I highly recommend Dr. Darlington. He is professional, caring and thorough as is his staff. I felt at ease through the whole process. I highly recommend him for any eye issues!! Should I have any optical concerns I would not hesitate to seek him for treatment!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Linda Suzanne Steel – Apr 08, 2021
Dr. Darlington did a super job on each of my eyes. I can see better than I can remember. He has a great personality and always took the time to answer my questions. I strongly recommend him to anyone having cataract surgery.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Keith Breithaupt – Apr 06, 2021

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Biography

Dr. Jason Darlington, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Melbourne, FL and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

2001
University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • Armenian

Awards

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What are Dr. Jason Darlington, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Darlington frequently treats Cataract, Senile Cataracts, and Cataract Removal Surgery. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Darlington treats.

Where is Dr. Jason Darlington, MD's office located?

Dr. Darlington's office is located at 1995 W Nasa Blvd Ste 200, Melbourne, FL 32904. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Darlington speaks Armenian and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

The Eye Institute

The Eye Institute1995 W Nasa Blvd Ste 200 Melbourne, FL 32904
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Holmes Regional Medical Center

Melbourne, FL

67% Patient Experience Rating, 2% lower than the national average

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