Ophthalmic care (eye care) in Waycross, Georgia

Ophthalmologists at Memorial Satilla Health focus on vision and eye care. From diagnosing eye diseases, to performing cataract surgery, our eye specialists in Waycross, Georgia provide a full spectrum of ophthalmic care.

For more information about our ophthalmic services, please call (912) 283-3030.

Many eye problems are minor, however, some could lead to permanent damage to your vision—including complete loss of vision. Eye problems are often related to other conditions, such as in diabetes or thyroid disease. In these cases, the ophthalmologist can coordinate care plans with other specialists to provide comprehensive, integrated care.

Ophthalmology services and conditions

Our ophthalmologists in Waycross, Georgia treat a variety of eye disorders and conditions, such as:

  • Papilledema
  • Graves’ disease
  • Dry eye syndrome
  • Hyphema
  • Age-related macular degeneration (wet or dry)
  • Glaucoma
  • Retinal tears
  • Cataracts
  • Posterior capsular opacity
  • Foreign body removal (corneal and conjunctival)
  • Chalazion (excision and drainage)
  • Tear duct stenosis
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Plaquenil toxicity testing
  • Entropion and ectropion
  • Ingrown eyelashes (epilation)
  • Ptosis, “droopy eyelids” (blepharoplasty, levator resection)
  • Strabismus - including exotropia and esotropia
  • Evisceration/enucleation
  • Excision and biopsy of eyelid lesions
  • Pterygium excision
  • Vascular occlusions
  • Diplopia

Signs of eye disease

You should see an ophthalmologist if you experience any of the below symptoms of eye disease:

  • Distorted vision
  • Dim vision
  • Flashes of light
  • Eye pain
  • Double vision
  • Fluid coming from the eye
  • Bulging eyes
  • Dark curtain that blocks your vision
  • Temporary decreased vision
  • Eyelid abnormalities
  • Injury to the eye
  • Unusual red eye
  • Family history of eye disease
  • Halos (colored circles around lights)
  • High blood pressure
  • Loss of peripheral (side) vision
  • Itchy, burning eyes