Dr. Stephen R. Franklin, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Center For Sight 7800 Conner Rd, Powell, TN 37849 Get Directions
(865) 546-7140

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Care Philosophy

At Center For Sight, our providers feel that vision is truly the most precious of the five senses. We understand the importance of comprehensive eye care, and we provide patients one location for all their needs, including an optical dispensary. We take great pride in our commitment to provide top quality care, dependable service, and patient satisfaction. We will enhance, maintain, and restore visual function, and improve lifestyles with prevention, education, and treatment.Read more

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based on 8 total surveys (1 with a review)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Franklin
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Franklin's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (8)
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Lesion Removal
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Physical Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis
  • Residency Hospital
    U Tenn

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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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. Franklin's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Franklin

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Franklin's Care Philosophy

At Center For Sight, our providers feel that vision is truly the most precious of the five senses. We understand the importance of comprehensive eye care, and we provide patients one location for all their needs, including an optical dispensary. We take great pride in our commitment to provide top quality care, dependable service, and patient satisfaction. We will enhance, maintain, and restore visual function, and improve lifestyles with prevention, education, and treatment.