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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.
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Cornea & Contact Management
Accredited by: American Board of Optometry
Accidental Eye Injuries
Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
Binocular Vision Disorder
Chemical Burn - Eyes
Chronic Eye Diseases
Corneal Flash Burns
Foreign Body in Eye
Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
Poor Color Vision
Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
Refractive Eye Disorders
Visual Field Loss
Contact Lens Exams
Contact Lens Fitting Services
Diabetes Eye Care
Diabetic Eye Exam
Foreign Body Removal
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Implantable Contact Lens
Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
Punctal Plug Insertion
Soft Contact Lenses
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Undergraduate School | Graduated
Southern College of Optometry
Medical School | Graduated 1994
Eye Care Associates In Louisiana
Residency Hospital | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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