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Dr. David Sanford

Ophthalmology
Middlesboro, KY
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Middlesboro, KY

Address

1502 Cumberland Ave, Middlesboro, KY, US
Directions

Fax

(606) 248-1384

Insurances accepted

Medicaid

About

Bio

Private practice solo, general ophthalmology.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: Kentucky

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Ignore: Am I at risk for glaucoma? Are you over 50? Fam history of glaucoma? Hypertension? Sleep apnea?
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Ignore: Hate putting drops in? Here's a trick: look up, pull lower lid away, place drop in the gap formed.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Hypothyroidism : You have classic signs of an underactive thyroid. Low blood cell volume (any other numbers to indicate anemia?) and high thyroid stimulating hormon... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Mole, not cancer: Here is a translation of your path report: Junctional- location as it relates to depth in the skin, the junction between epidermis and dermis. lentig... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Ocular migraine: You describe the classic visual symptoms of migraine headache, only no headache. This is generally a benign although frightening condition that tend... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Blood work? : Given the DM history the diagnosis is more complicated. Lack of goiter (enlarged thyroid gland) does not rule out thyroid disease. Topping the sus... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Possibly: Starburst phenomena after PRK is not unusual and is due to the irregularities of healing epithelium (the skin cells on the outer layer of the cornea).... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Unpredictable: My experience is that hypotony that is intra ocular pressure less than 5, can be unpredictable. It's not uncommon for patients to acute low pressure... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Doubtful : This minor trauma would be quite unlikely to have caused any serious injury. The occasional twitching eyelid is probably unrelated and should resolv... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Worrisome: Paralysis is always a concerning symptom. I would recommend an examination by a primary care physician to do a full neurologic exam including deep t... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Ignore: Perfect vision and no discomfort does not rule out glaucoma: it is a silent disease.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Vasocon: Its a fine otc allergy eyedrop. It is usually better to avoid the vasoconstrictors like tetrahydrazoline, found in visine. Crolom is otc now i belie... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Probably not: Neuropathy, diabetic or otherwise, is a condition whose hallmark symptom is decreased sensation especially to pain. In an advanced diabetic, espe... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Exam findings : The given information is concerning given your son is most likely beyond the amblyopic treatment age, low stereopsis and the enigmatic "low vision". ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Acne? : How are these different from the universal pimples of acne? Adults can have acne as well and may be part of a dermatological condition known as acne... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Xalatan (latanoprost) eye pain: Yes. Xalatan (latanoprost) is a prostaglandin analog...In other words the substance we try to eliminate when we take ibuprofen. However, of that clas... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Blood work? : Nothing sounds terribly worrisome but fever and night sweats could be a sign of systemic conditions such as lymphoma. Given your age and history I'd... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sanford
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Question unclear? : Not sure why you would need to taper off broma only to start another medication in the same class. In other words, there is no withdrawal from brom... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sanford is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sanford is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you, no pathology as am aware of, I will ask optician what his best acuity is with glasses
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, KY
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY HOSPITAL

Awards

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