Dr. Philip Marler, OD

Dr. Philip Marler, OD

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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.

Carthage Eye Clinic

201 Highway 16 E

Carthage, MS 39051
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Marler "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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Specialties

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

  • Optometry
    Accredited by: American Board of Optometry
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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Convergence Insufficiency
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Dilatation
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • 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

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Procedures

  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • 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

Background Check

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Education

  • Mississippi College
    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
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Marler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Marler to family and friends
4.8
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Dr. Marler'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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Marler accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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