Dr. Miriam Ridley, MD

Dr. Miriam Ridley, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. Miriam Ridley, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from Schulich School Of Medicine At The University Of Western Ontario in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read her story

135 S Sharon Amity Rd Ste 100

Charlotte, NC 28211

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 95% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 94% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Ridley'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.

Dr. Ridley's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ridley "Dr. Ridley has been practicing in Charlotte for 25 years. She has authored publications on Coats' disease, sickle cell retinopathy, Von Hipple-Lindau's disease, diabetes, ocular lymphoma and retinal surgical pathology."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ridley "At Horizon Eye Care, eyesight isn't just part of our focus. It's literally all we do. 

Services at Horizon range from routine family and pediatric eye care to specialty services and surgeries for cornea, glaucoma, oculoplastics and retina conditions, along with cataract surgery and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Our physicians and staff have vast experience, and stay current with the latest treatments, technology and techniques.

We are Always Thinking Vision."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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4  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • University of Toronto
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Schulich School Of Medicine At The University Of Western Ontario
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Toronto General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ridley has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ridley's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ridley to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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

Dr. Ridley'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 (3)

I have been seeing Dr. Ridley since 1999, first for multiple retinal tears, and since 2006 for treatment of macular degeneration. She is a wonderful doctor, my "guardian angel", and has, without a doubt, prevented me from going blind many years ago. I will continue to see her as long as she remains...more
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I have been going to Dr. Ridley for 6 years. I have Macular Degeneration in both eyes. Dr. Ridley without a doubt has kept me from losing most of my eyesight. She has always been honest and compassionate about the treatment she has recommended for my condition. I would recommend Dr. Ridley to...more
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I went to Dr. Ridley because of her experience and felt it was important for me to share, in case this helps another patient decide on an eye specialist. Because the reviews are limited in characters, here's my experience.... She did not educate me well about my condition, she is not personable...more
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