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Dr. William Bridges Jr, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.7 (31)
Map Pin Small Asheville, NC
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Overview of Dr. William Bridges Jr, MD

Dr. William Bridges Jr, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Asheville, NC. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Mission Hospital. Dr. Bridges Jr, completed a residency at Presbyterian Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Bridges Jr an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Bridges Jr works at Asheville Eye Associates in Asheville, NC with other offices in Franklin, NC and Hayesville, NC. They frequently treat conditions like Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Neovascularization and Age-Related Macular Degeneration along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Bridges Jr' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Asheville Eye Associates
    21 Medical Park Dr, Asheville, NC 28803 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (828) 258-1586
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Asheville Eye Associates - Franklin
    95 Holly Springs Park Dr, Franklin, NC 28734 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (828) 258-1586
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
  3. 3
    Asheville Eye Associates - Hayesville Retina Satellite
    1091 Hwy 64 W # 2, Hayesville, NC 28904 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (828) 258-1586
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

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  • Mission Hospital

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Retinal Neovascularization
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Eye Cancer
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
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Iridocyclitis
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Ocular Hypertension
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Senile Cataracts
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Acute Endophthalmitis
Astigmatism
Blepharitis
Choroidal Hemorrhage Rupture
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Diabetic Cataracts
Drusen
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Endophthalmitis
Eyelid Disorders
Farsightedness
Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Hordeolum
Hyphema
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Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Lazy Eye
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Low Vision
Macular Degeneration
Optic Neuritis
Posterior Uveitis
Presbyopia
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinoschisis
Serous Detachment Retina
Strabismus
Stye
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Vitreous Hemorrhage
Cataract Removal Surgery
LASIK
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Monovision
Oculoplastics
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    About Dr. William Bridges Jr, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1245214410
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Emory University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. William Bridges Jr, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Bridges Jr is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Bridges Jr has seen patients for Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Neovascularization and Age-Related Macular Degeneration, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Bridges Jr on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    31 patients have reviewed Dr. Bridges Jr. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Bridges Jr.

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