Dr. William Blakemore, MD

Dr. William Blakemore, MD

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Age 68
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Dr. William Blakemore, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Nags Head, NC and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Royal Coll Of Surgeons In Ireland, Med Sch, Dublin, Ireland in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

111 W Seachase Dr

Nags Head, NC 27959

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 33 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Contusion of the Eyeball
very high
more than 98% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Blakemore'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. Blakemore's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Blakemore "We offer eye exams, cataract and laser surgery, contact lenses and treatment of injuries, eye diseases and macular degeneration. Each office is equipped with modern equipment to provide the highest quality medical care. We have an optical shop offering a wide variety of frame and lens options. Our experienced staff can assist in your selection of the right eyewear for any budget."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

85  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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19  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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

  • Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland / Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Royal Coll Of Surgeons In Ireland, Med Sch, Dublin, Ireland
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Ecu
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blakemore has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blakemore's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blakemore to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Blakemore's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Made an appoint for routine exam with MD. I was handed off to a lady who said she was a certified technician, took my history, put drops in my eyes and wanted to perform a microscopic exam. I explained several times that I made an appoint to see the MD and didn't want examined by a technician. She...more
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