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Protect Your Eye Health at Pinehurst Surgical’s Ophthalmology Center

At Pinehurst Surgical’s Ophthalmology Center Dr. Miles Whitaker and staff provide comprehensive eye care in Sanford, Pinehurst, Smithfield and surrounding areas delivering advanced therapeutic and surgical solutions to problems affecting the health and appearance of the eyes to include comprehensive eye exams, cataract surgery to include premium IOL implants, diabetic & retinal disorders, glaucoma treatment, macular degeneration, cosmetic eyelid surgery and various other eye diseases.

For over 23 years, Dr. Miles Whitaker has worked with a network of skilled optometrists and local physicians providing the highest level in surgical pre-operative as well as postoperative care which is individualized to accommodate each patient needs; resulting in exceptional outcomes. Dr. Miles Whitaker is board certified and holds the highest level of training and has been recognized throughout his career for contributions to patient care and to the community at large.

Custom Treatments

A comprehensive eye health examination can detect diseases like glaucoma and diabetes, that not only affect your eyes, but your overall health. At Pinehurst Surgical our innovative technological equipment allows us to detect even the smallest changes in your vision, and eye health. Utilizing state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, we can ascertain your risk factors for debilitating eye diseases and whole body diseases, which, with early detection in many cases, are manageable.

Committed to quality care and patient satisfaction, our staff takes the time to understand our patient’s needs, discuss the best treatment options, and answer any questions they may have. 

What We Treat

Dr. Miles W. Whitaker has experience treating a broad-spectrum of eye diseases, disorders, symptoms and conditions, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Astigmatism
  • Hyperopia
  • Myopia
  • Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Cataracts
  • Corneal Disease
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Ptosis (droopy eyelids)

What is an Ophthalmologist?

An Ophthalmologist is a medical doctor that specializes in the eye. Ophthalmologists are specially trained to provide a full spectrum of eye care, from prescribing glasses to complex and delicate eye surgery.

Fully-trained Ophthalmologists

  • Four years of college
  • Four years of medical school
  • One year of internship
  • Three or more years of residency in the diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of eye disorders
  • Board certification – a rigorous, two-part examination given by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Many Ophthalmologists have also spent several years training in their chosen subspecialty, such as cataract care or reconstructive surgery.

Scheduling an Appointment With an Ophthalmologist in Sanford, Pinehurst & Smithfield

To learn more about our Ophthalmology specialty center or to schedule an appointment with an eye surgery specialist at Pinehurst Surgical, please contact us today at (919) 774-8631. If you are a current patient wishing to schedule an appointment online, please log into your My Patient Page.

At Pinehurst Surgical, each of our surgeons in Pinehurst, Sanford, Troy, Rockingham, Laurinburg and Raeford, NC is truly a specialist in his or her field. So whether you’re coming in for a routine checkup or a major surgery, you can feel confident knowing that your problem will be treated in the most thoughtful, dedicated manner possible.