Dr. Mark R. Young, MD

Dr. Mark R. Young, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 51 years old

Dr. Mark Young, M.D. is a native of North Platte, NE who attended medical school at the University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine in Omaha, NE and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, CO. He has been in practice for sixteen years, the first five in Greeley, CO and the last eleven in North Platte, NE. Dr. Mark Young was American Board Certified in Ophthalmology in 1996. He has been a member of the Academy of Ophthalmology since 1995. He continues to actively participate in numerous continuing education programs in ophthalmology throughout the United States. Dr. Young is a general ophthalmologist with extensive experience in anterior segment surgery. He has performed LASIK surgery since it was approved by the FDA in 1996, and utilizes the latest technology called Wavescan for Customvue LASIK. He has performed bladeless, no-stitch cataract surgery, and offers the option of the multifocal lenses for those patients who desire less dependence on their glasses. He also performs glaucoma filtering surgery, pterygium surgery and eyelid plastic surgery, along with laser treatment for after-cataracts and glaucoma.Read more

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Dr. Mark Young, M.D. is a native of North Platte, NE who attended medical school at the University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine in Omaha, NE and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, CO. He has been in practice for sixteen years, the first five in Greeley, CO and the last eleven in North Platte, NE.

Dr. Mark Young was American Board Certified in Ophthalmology in 1996. He has been a member of the Academy of Ophthalmology since 1995. He continues to actively participate in numerous continuing education programs in ophthalmology throughout the United States.

Dr. Young is a general ophthalmologist with extensive experience in anterior segment surgery. He has performed LASIK surgery since it was approved by the FDA in 1996, and utilizes the latest technology called Wavescan for Customvue LASIK. He has performed bladeless, no-stitch cataract surgery, and offers the option of the multifocal lenses for those patients who desire less dependence on their glasses. He also performs glaucoma filtering surgery, pterygium surgery and eyelid plastic surgery, along with laser treatment for after-cataracts and glaucoma.

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  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Nebraska not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Nebraska / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • Internship Hospital
    University Nebr College Med

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    University Colo Health Science Center

    Completed in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Glaucoma

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye