Dr. William Prestowitz, MD

Dr. William Prestowitz, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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62 y/o
5 reviews

Accepting new patients

Eye Physicians of Southwest Virginia

328 Cummings St Ste A

Abingdon, VA 24210
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Accepted insurance

  • AARP
  • Anthem
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Care Philosophy

We provide a caring and coordinated, team-based approach to the medical, surgical and routine eye care needs of every patient. Our team includes highly experienced Ophthalmologists (MD and DO), Optometrists (OD), Opticians, Technicians, Nurses, and support staff.
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Dr. Prestowitz's Experience

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Dr. Prestowitz'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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Best's Disease
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Blepharoptosis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Epithelial Basement Membrane
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetes Insipidus - Diabetes Mellitus - Optic Atrophy
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Glaucoma Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hazy Vision
  • Headache
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Edema
  • Meibomitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy, Arteriosclerotic
  • Retinoschisis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Canthotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Physical Examination
  • Ptosis (Eyelids) Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser Treatment
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • G WASHINGTON UNIV SCH MED & HLTH SCI
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Prestowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Prestowitz's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Prestowitz to family and friends
3.4
based on 5 total surveys (1 with a review)
Dr. Prestowitz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in WISE |
Best eye surgeon in Southwest Va.
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Dr. Prestowitz accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Anthem
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)
    VSP Choice Plan

Hospitals where Dr. Prestowitz has admitting priveleges

Mountain States Health Alliance - Johnston Memorial Hospital
16000 Johnston Memorial Dr
Abingdon, VA 24211
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