Ray M. Balyeat, M.D.,FASRS

Ray M. Balyeat, M.D.,FASRS

Ophthalmologist – Vitreous & Retinal Surgery

Dr. Balyeat’s journey in medicine began with a strong foundation in chemistry at Duke University, followed by his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He further honed his skills through an internship that encompassed internal medicine, neurology, and general surgery rotations. Dr. Balyeat’s passion for ophthalmology led him to complete his residency at OU’s Dean A. McGee Eye Institute, where he received comprehensive training in the field.

Dedicated to advancing his expertise, Dr. Balyeat pursued a retinal surgical fellowship at Atlanta Ophthalmology Consultants, Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, GA, under the mentorship of esteemed physicians William S. Hagler, MD, and William H. Jarrett, MD. Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Balyeat is a distinguished member of several prestigious organizations, including the American Medical Association (AMA), the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), and the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS).

As chairman of the board of Utica Physicians Association, LTD (UPAL), Dr. Balyeat plays a pivotal role in ensuring the delivery of ethical and patient-centered services to physicians and their office staffs. In his ophthalmology practice, Dr. Balyeat is committed to providing exceptional diagnostic expertise and comprehensive medical and surgical management for retinal diseases. With a focus on state-of-the-art treatments, his practice specializes in diseases of the vitreous, retina, and macula, offering cutting-edge services in a community setting.

At the heart of Dr. Balyeat’s approach is a commitment to patient-centered care. He and his staff prioritize accurate diagnoses and thorough prognoses, ensuring that patients are fully informed and involved in their treatment decisions. Dr. Balyeat’s dedication to excellence is evident in every aspect of his practice, from diagnosis to treatment and beyond.

Services Offered:

– Consultative services for a range of retinal conditions including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachment

– Advanced diagnostic imaging techniques including high-definition optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fundus photography

– Laser photocoagulation and photodynamic therapy for various retinal conditions

– Intravitreal injections of anti-VEGF agents and corticosteroid implants

– Outpatient surgical management of vitreoretinal conditions using state-of-the-art techniques

– In-office repair of simple retinal detachments using pneumatic retinopexy

Dr. Balyeat’s commitment to excellence and compassionate care sets him apart as a leader in the field of ophthalmology, ensuring that his patients receive the highest quality treatment for their retinal needs.


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