Each month, Blackman & Sloop CPAs, P.A. highlights a client that represents business integrity and the spirit of community. It is our honor to present this month’s spotlight on Carolina Ophthalmology.

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Dr. James Bryan, Dr. Mark Scroggs and Dr. Dale Stewart offer exceptional vision care for both adults and children in Chapel Hill and Carrboro (as well as Durham, Hillsborough, Efland, Pittsboro and surrounding areas). The doctors are committed to providing patients with attentive eye care whether the need is for a routine eye exam or the treatment of a complex eye condition.

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Their years of experience along with a professional, friendly staff enable them to meet the eye care needs of your entire family.

James A Bryan III MD

Dr. Bryan grew up in Chapel Hill, where his father is also a physician.

James A. Bryan III, MD is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and specializes in cataract surgery and laser vision correction such as LASIK, Clear Lens Exchange and PRK. He was also the first surgeon in the area to be certified to implant the latest multifocal intraocular lens, ReSTOR®. He graduated from the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine in 1983. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Bryan is one of the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the triangle having performed vision correction surgery since 1993. His training includes Radial Keratotomy (RK), Astigmatic Keratotomy (AK), Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), and LASIK. He is certified with both the Summit and VISX Excimer Lasers and has become a leader among his peers in corneal refractive surgery. Dr. Bryan directs the Refractive Surgical Services for Carolina Ophthalmology Associates and Alamance Eye Center. His experience with the Excimer laser greatly benefited senior residents as they began to learn LASIK and trained under him.

In his spare time he enjoys traveling, cooking and scuba diving.

Mark W Scroggs MD

A Durham native, Dr. Scroggs resides in Chapel Hill and stays very busy with his family and practice. When he does find some spare time, he studies French, enjoys trap and skeet shooting, playing the piano and his banjo. He has played collegiate tennis but now has a hard time keeping up with his kids on the court! Dr. Scroggs has volunteered for the Lincoln Community Health Center and the Carrboro Community Health Center.

Mark W. Scroggs, MD. is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in corneal diseases and transplantation. His primary practice is comprehensive ophthalmology which includes diagnosis, treatment and surgery for glaucoma and diabetic related eye problems. After earning his medical degree from the Duke University School of Medicine in 1984, he completed his medical and surgical ophthalmology residency at the Duke University Eye Center. Following his residency, Dr. Scroggs completed a cornea and anterior segment fellowship in New Orleans before returning to North Carolina to begin private practice.

Dr. Scroggs is also a board-certified pathologist and has been involved in research throughout his career. He is currently participating in a study of diabetic retinopathy with colleagues at the Duke University Eye Center. He has published more than 50 articles in many respected medical journals and was previously a faculty member of the Duke Medical Center.

Dale D. Stewart OD

Dale D. Stewart, OD is a licensed optometrist who specializes in contact lenses and low vision rehabilitation. He received his degree in optometry from the Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1978. Then, he completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the Illinois College of Optometry in Low Vision / Rehabilitation Optometry. Staying at the Illinois College of Optometry after his fellowship, he became the Director of the Low Vision Rehabilitation Service and consultant to the Illinois school for the blind, among other regional blind rehabilitation services in the state.

Dr. Stewart left teaching to join a private practice in Durham in 1989. He joined the Carolina Ophthalmology team in September of 2013 and works closely with both Dr. Bryan and Dr. Scroggs.

Blackman & Sloop is proud to be a partner in providing services to Carolina Ophthalmology. To learn more information about their services, visit http://www.carolina2020.com/.

About Blackman & Sloop CPAs, P.A.:

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