Dr. Philip Marler, OD

Dr. Philip Marler, OD

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Optometry | Male

Dr. Philip Marler received his B.S. in Biology from Mississippi College in Clinton, MS. While at MC he was a member of Beta Beta Beta Biology Fraternity, ACS Science Honor Fraternity, and was selected as an Outstanding College Student of America. Additionally he received a minor in Chemistry. In 1994 Dr. Marler received his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. While attending SCO he was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Fraternity and the PTU Social Fraternity. Not only was he was selected as the Clinician of the Year and elected as Junior Class Vice-President, he was also named into Who's Who among Student's in American Colleges and Universities. Upon graduation, Dr. Marler went to work with EyeCare Associates in Metairie, Louisiana where he received training in Cataract and Glaucoma management. In June of 1995, Dr. Marler purchased the Optometry practice of retiring Dr. H.C. McMillin in Carthage, MS. He served as president of the Mississippi Optometric Association for 2010-2011 and still serves on several committees for the state. He is the past-president of the South-East-Central Optometric Society, a current member of the American Optometric Association, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Eyecare Alliance and the Mississippi Vision Foundation. He is also serving on the State of Mississippi's Health Insurance Exchange sub-committee for small business owners. Dr. Marler attends First Baptist Church of Carthage and enjoys running, biking, and traveling with his family. His wife, Wendi, works at the office with him and they have three children, Sarah, Lindsey, and Austin.Read more

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Dr. Philip Marler received his B.S. in Biology from Mississippi College in Clinton, MS.  While at MC he was a member of Beta Beta Beta Biology Fraternity, ACS Science Honor Fraternity, and was selected as an Outstanding College Student of America.  Additionally he received a minor in Chemistry.  In 1994 Dr. Marler received his Doctor of Optometry from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN.  While attending SCO he was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Fraternity and the PTU Social Fraternity.  Not only was he was selected as the Clinician of the Year and elected as Junior Class Vice-President, he was also named into Who's Who among Student's in American Colleges and Universities.  Upon graduation, Dr. Marler went to work with EyeCare Associates in Metairie, Louisiana where he received training in Cataract and Glaucoma management. 

In June of 1995, Dr. Marler purchased the Optometry practice of retiring Dr. H.C. McMillin in Carthage, MS.  He served as president of the Mississippi Optometric Association for 2010-2011 and still serves on several committees for the state.  He is the past-president of the South-East-Central Optometric Society, a current member of the American Optometric Association, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Eyecare Alliance and the Mississippi Vision Foundation.  He is also serving on the State of Mississippi's Health Insurance Exchange sub-committee for small business owners.  Dr. Marler attends First Baptist Church of Carthage and enjoys running, biking, and traveling with his family.  His wife, Wendi, works at the office with him and they have three children, Sarah, Lindsey, and Austin.

Dr. Marler's Care Philosophy

With Christ as our example, Carthage Eye Clinic strives to provide exceptional customer service in a state of the art facility.  At Carthage Eye Clinic we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.

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  •  Specializes in Optometry
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  • Optometry

Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Dilatation
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hazy Vision
  • Hypotropia
  • Iritis
  • Low Vision
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinopathy
  • Severe Myopia
  • Stye
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Watering Eyes

Education

  • Medical School
    Southern College of Optometry

    Graduated in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Eye Care Associates in Louisiana
  • Undergraduate School
    Mississippi College

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Optometry
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Occupational Optometry
  • Pediatric Optometry
  • Sports Vision
  • Vision Therapy

Procedures Performed

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Patch
  • Eyeglasses
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Lash Enhancer
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Pre-Operative Care
  • Prism Lenses
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Vision Screening