Dr. William Layden, MD

Dr. William Layden, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 80
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Dr. William Layden, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Largo, FL and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1963 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1225 W Bay Dr

Largo, FL 33770

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 89% of peers
Migraine
normal
more than 82% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Layden'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

18  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease

9  Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 Vermont
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • Hartford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1971
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Layden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Layden's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Layden to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Layden'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Bill Layden, not only saved me from blindness when my Glaucoma was stealing my eyesight like a deadly tsunami but his compassion and dedication to help me fight for my sight has lasted a couple of decades, through a dozen or so eye surgeries. He is the coolest human being on the planet. I love...more
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