Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that focuses on the anatomy, functions and diseases of the eye. Ophthalmologists specialize in medical and surgical care of the eyes and in preventing eye disease.

Conditions treated include:

  • Allergic eye diseases
  • Amblyopia
  • Aphakia
  • Cataracts
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctivitis (pinkeye)
  • Corneal nerve disorders
  • Diabetes-related eye problems
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eyelid ectropion and entropion
  • Eyelid tumors and skin lesions
  • Glaucoma
  • Lacrimal (tear duct) disorders
  • Macular degeneration
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic nerve disorders
  • Orbital tumors and fractures
  • Ptosis
  • Refractive errors (myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism)
  • Retinal disorders
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid eye disease


Meet the Ophthalmologists

Bluffton Medical Group physicians are accepting new patients unless otherwise noted.
Eric Purdy
MD, FAAO
 
LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWORK
BLUFFTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER | DUKES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL | DUPONT HOSPITAL* | KOSCIUSKO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL*
LUTHERAN HEALTH PHYSICIANS | LUTHERAN HOSPITAL* | THE ORTHOPEDIC HOSPITAL* | REDIMED | REHABILITATION HOSPITAL*
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL*

*A physician owned hospital.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911.
Patients are seen in order of severity, therefore, your spot may not be guaranteed. In case of a life-threatening emergency, call 911.
Patient results may vary. Consult your physician about the benefits and risks of any surgical procedure or treatment.