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This content was provided by Dr. Herndon I am a native North Carolinian having grown up in Raleigh NC. I went to UNC-Chapel Hill for my undergraduate degree in Biology and attended Medical School there as well. I remained at UNC to complete my residency in Ophthalmology. I then came to the school with a deeper shade of blue to complete my fellowship year in Glaucoma and joined the faculty at the Duke Eye Center in July of 1996. I knew I wanted to be an eye doctor in 9th grade when I received my first pair of glasses. I could see clearly now and I decided to dedicate my life to helping others improve and/or maintain their vision. My approach with patients is to put them at ease as often they are concerned about going blind. I give them an opportunity to share with me their concerns then I make recommendations based on the best available literature and my personal experience.
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypertensive Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Hypotony of Eye
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med
Medical School | Graduated 1991
Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
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