Dr. John Forrest Jr., MD

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Dr. John Forrest Jr., MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Forrest Eye Center 705 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE Ste 100, Gainesville, GA 30501 Get Directions
(770) 532-9639

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Dr. Forrest Jr. specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Gainesville, GA. He practices at 3 locations.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blindness
      • Blocked Tear Duct
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Chorioretinal Scars
      • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Erosion
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Ectropion of Eyelid
      • Endophthalmitis
      • Esotropia
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Headache
      • Hypertropia
      • Hyphema
      • Hypotony of Eye
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Lazy Eye
      • Macular Hole
      • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
      • Nearsightedness
      • Ocular Hypertension
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Pterygium
      • Purulent Endophthalmitis
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Dystrophy
      • Retinal Hemorrhage
      • Retinal Ischemia
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Retinoblastoma
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Strabismus
      • Stye
      • Tear Duct Disorders
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Trichiasis
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Blepharoplasty
      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Contact Lens Fitting Services
      • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
      • Excision of Chalazion
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1976

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Louisville

        Completed in 1977

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Louisville

        Completed in 1978

      Awards & Recognition

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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. Forrest Jr.'s Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Forrest Jr.

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients