Dr. Stephen Updegraff, MD

Dr. Stephen Updegraff, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 54 years old

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It is our mission to provide you with the best vision. We do so safely and accurately, using state-of-the-art technology, skill and personalized attention. Education is at the core of our success, guiding our patients through the many surgical and non-surgical options available. We believe there is more to a relationship than surgery. While many ?corporate? providers attempt it, this personalized experience combined with state-of-the-art technology and complete surgical center makes us unique.Read more

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I had cataract surgery. Minimal discomfort, really quick service, excellent results. All of the Staff were kind and courteous to me. Questions were answered, concerns addressed. Really good results, so far. No more glasses for me!
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Dr. Updegraff's Care Philosophy

It is our mission to provide you with the best vision. We do so safely and accurately, using state-of-the-art technology, skill and personalized attention. Education is at the core of our success, guiding our patients through the many surgical and non-surgical options available. We believe there is more to a relationship than surgery. While many ?corporate? providers attempt it, this personalized experience combined with state-of-the-art technology and complete surgical center makes us unique.

Dr. Updegraff's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Charity Hospital Lsu School Med

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Lsu Eye Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Tex

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Eckerd College

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Eye Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Surgery
  • YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment

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