Dr. William Holcomb, MD

Dr. William Holcomb, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 60

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Dr. William Holcomb, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Cullman, AL. He is affiliated with medical facilities Cullman Regional Medical Center and St. Vincent's Birmingham. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Holcomb to book an appointment.

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William E Holcomb, MD & Associates, PC

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William E Holcomb, MD & Associates, PC1813 KRESS ST Cullman, AL 35058
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Dr. Holcomb's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Holcomb

4.8

Based on 106 ratings

5 Stars
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(95)
4 Stars
6.60377358490566%
(7)
3 Stars
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What went well
  • Explained conditions well (100)
  • Listened & answered questions (99)
  • Office environment (99)
What could be improved
  • Long wait times (22)
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
  • Difficult to schedule appointment (3)
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My husband and I both had Lasik surgery by Dr. Holcomb. Great results and great care. Love, love, love this office!
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Dr. Holcomb's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Age-Related Macular Degeneration more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
may treat

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Anisocoria
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Anterior Vitrectomy
may perform

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Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
may treat

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Astigmatism
may treat

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Autoimmune Diseases
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Bell's Palsy
may treat

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Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Benign Neoplasm of Choroid more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Benign Neoplasm of Eye more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Benign Tumor
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Blepharitis
may treat

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Blepharoplasty
performs

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Blepharorrhaphy
performs

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Blindness
may treat

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Blocked Tear Duct
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Cancer
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Cataract
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Cataract more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb performs Cataract Removal Surgery more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Central Serous Chorioretinopathy more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Chalazion
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Chalazion more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Chorioretinal Scars
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Chorioretinal Scars more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM) more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Contact Lens Fitting Services
may perform

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Cornea Surgery
may perform

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Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
may treat

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Corneal Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Corneal Diseases more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 32% of his peers

Corneal Ulcer
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Diabetic Cataracts
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Diabetic Cataracts more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) more than 58% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 58% of his peers

Diabetic Retinopathy
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Diplopia
may treat

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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis) more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 14% of his peers

Drusen
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Drusen more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dry Eyes
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Dry Eyes more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Ectropion of Eyelid
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Ectropion of Eyelid more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 32% of his peers

Entropion
may treat

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Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
may perform

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Exophoria
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Exophoria more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Eye Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Eye Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Retinal Cancer
Eye Infections
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Eye Infections more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 14% of his peers

Eye Surgery
performs

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Eyelid Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Eyelid Disorders more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Eyelid Spasm
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Eyelid Spasm more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 37% of his peers

Eyelid Surgery
may perform

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Farsightedness
may treat

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Floaters
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Floaters more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Foreign Body Removal from Eye
performs

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Glaucoma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Glaucoma more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Glaucoma Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb performs Glaucoma Surgery more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb performs this procedure more than 14% of his peers

Graves' Disease
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Headache
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Heterophoria
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Heterophoria more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Hypertropia
may treat

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Hypotropia
may treat

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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Iridocyclitis
may treat

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Keratitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Keratitis more than 12% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 12% of his peers

LASIK
performs

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Lazy Eye
may treat

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Macular Edema
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Macular Hole
may treat

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Migraine
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Migraine more than 12% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 12% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
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Nearsightedness
may treat

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Ocular Hypertension
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Ocular Hypertension more than 25% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 25% of his peers

Ocular Surface Reconstruction
may perform

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Optic Neuritis
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
performs

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Paralytic Strabismus
may treat

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Parasitic Endophthalmitis
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
may treat

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Pinguecula
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Pinguecula more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 9% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 9% of his peers

Pterygium
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Pterygium more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Pterygium Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb performs Pterygium Surgery more than 37% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb performs this procedure more than 37% of his peers

Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
performs

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
performs

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
may perform

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Repair of Eye Laceration
performs

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Retina Diseases
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Retinal Dystrophy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Retinal Dystrophy more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Retinal Vein Occlusion
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Retinal Vein Occlusion more than 55% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 55% of his peers

Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Senile Cataracts
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Senile Cataracts more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Sjögren's Syndrome
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Stye
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Stye more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Sutureless Cataract Surgery
performs

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Tear Duct Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Tear Duct Disorders more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 62% of his peers

Temporal Arteritis
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Trichiasis
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
may treat

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Vascular Disease
treats

Dr. Holcomb has indicated that he treats this condition.

Visual Field Defects
may treat

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Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
may perform

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Vitreoretinal Surgery
may perform

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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Holcomb treats Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb treats this condition more than 61% of his peers

Dr. Holcomb's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • LASIK
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Medicaid
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About Me

Biography

Dr. William Holcomb, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Cullman, AL. He is affiliated with medical facilities Cullman Regional Medical Center and St....Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Education

1990
Eye Found Hosp-U Ala Birmingham
Residency Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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What are Dr. William Holcomb, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Holcomb frequently treats Cataract Removal Surgery, Pinguecula, and Eye Cancer. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Holcomb treats.

Where is Dr. William Holcomb, MD's office located?

Dr. Holcomb's office is located at 1813 KRESS ST, Cullman, AL 35058. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. William Holcomb, MD speak?

Dr. Holcomb speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Dr. Holcomb has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Holcomb is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Cullman Regional Medical Center

Cullman, AL

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

St. Vincent's Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average