Dr. Jonathan Ply, MD

Dr. Jonathan Ply, MD

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Dr. Jonathan Ply, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Murrells Inlet, SC and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

3911A Highway 17

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Contact Information

(843) 651-8200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 93% of peers

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6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

80  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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33  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Epi-LASIK Eye Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • UCLA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • San Diego Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • San Diego Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Charleston Area Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 1997
  • Us Navy Flight Surg Sch
    Other Education | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Crystalens Center of Excellence, 2008
  • One of America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2009
  • Best of the Year, 2007
  • Best of the Year, 2008
  • Best of the Year, 2009
  • Best of the Year, 2010
Media & Publications

Dr. Ply has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ply's Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ply to family and friends
26 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Ply's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Patient Comments (9)

Was told i needed Cataract surgery. Got a second opinion and was told by another physician I had no Cateracts. WHAT THE....? Are they serious.
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After 3 of the office staff told me how much I was going to like Dr. Ply, which I thought was weird, I quickly formed my own opinion, cut my losses and continued my search for an Ophthalmologist. He was a slick, self-promoter. No thanks!
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I need additional surgery because the surgery he performed did not work. Now his office say that I will have pay the entire cost. This is not right. He should have done the work the right way the first time. I went to another eye doctor and they could not believe this! He was arrested for DUI...more
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He did LASIK on me & I could only see clearly out of my right eye. The left eye was supposed to be corrected again for free within 1 year. I went back a couple of months later, but he REFUSED to correct the left eye again. He said that both eyes worked together so it didn't need to be corrected. I...more
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Dr. Jonathan Ply was concerned about both eye pressures when I first moved to this area. He continued to monitor my situation for two years and then recommended using RX drops or a laser procedure to reduce the pressure and onset of glaucoma. He explained both pros and cons and answered all my...more
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