Dr. Jay Older, MD

Dr. Jay Older, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 78
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Dr. Jay Older, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Stanford Univ Sch Of Med in 1966 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4444 E Fletcher Ave Ste D

Tampa, FL 33613

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blepharoplasty
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Older'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*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Stanford Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • Bell Meml Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Bell Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Stanford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Of California-San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Older has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Older's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Older to family and friends
25 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Older's 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 (17)

If I can rate him zero stars I would. His office manager Jennifer is very rude. The doctor is old and has bad judgment and he should probably retire. Please Do not visit this Doctor because he Is just profiting and does not care about patient care.
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Excellent experience. Very courteous, informative and caring doctor & staff. I would highly recommend Dr Older.
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All contact with Dr. Older and staff was professional and comfortable. So far the results of the surgery to both eyes is good.
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USF sent me to Dr. Older when Dr. Slonim went to VA. This was not a "willing" transfer for me but Dr. Older was great. Surgery was carefully described and well performed. I certainly would recommend him to anyone with eyelid problems.
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Two surgeons were recommended by my regular ophthalmologist, and several other surgeons by friends. After doing some research I narrowed my search to two surgeons. I chose Dr. Older because of his impeccable credentials, training, experience, and continued educational involvement in the field. I...more
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