Dr. McKinley is a fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist who has practiced in the Wiregrass area since 2008. He graduated from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and completed his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Mississippi. He completed his fellowship training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. McKinley has extensive experience in the diagnosis, medical and surgical management of glaucoma. He also provides comprehensive eye care and specializes in state-of-the-art refractive cataract surgery, anterior segment surgery, eyelid surgery, and laser vision correction.
Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care. As an eye care professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in ophthalmology in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients. As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team. That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.
Dr. Aric Aldridge was born and raised in Folkston, Georgia. Dr. Aldridge is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Mercer University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology. He earned his Medical Degree from Mercer University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham at the Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital where he was Chief Resident. He has worked the past 16 years in Bainbridge, Georgia with Memorial Hospital and Manor where in addition to providing exceptional and individualized eye care through his practice at Bainbridge Ophthalmology, he has also served as the Chief of Surgery and Chief of the Medical Staff.
Dr. Aldridge has been a solo practitioner of Ophthalmology since 2004, and has gained extensive experience in caring for major medical and surgical diseases of the eye. As a board certified ophthalmologist by the American Board of Ophthalmology, his special interests are in cataract and glaucoma surgery as well as neuro-ophthalmic disorders of the eye. He is well known for his genuine compassion for his patients, great attention to detail, and his perfectionist approach. He has a great love for God and his family which carries over into his care for his patients.
Our Dothan eyecare practice is committed to enhancing and correcting your eyesight using state-of-the-art technology that will result in better vision, and a better quality of life.
A standard of excellence in personalized care enables us to provide the quality eye care services that our patients deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment planning and follow strict standards that ensure your treatment or surgery will go smoothly and provide you with the results you desire.
As a practice, we are true believers that excellence in performing all eye procedures is derived from both education and experience. We strive to keep current on the latest techniques and standards so we can provide our patients with the safest treatments and procedures with the most optimal results. That’s why we focus on thorough exams – checking your total health before performing any procedures. We also know that surgery, if needed, is never routine, no matter how many thousands of times we have performed such procedures. We never take for granted that you have placed a great deal of confidence in us. For this reason, a review of your medical history and your current health are taken into consideration before we begin any procedure.
Safety, sterilization and infection control is of utmost importance to us. To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and safety standards to ensure you are protected at all times.
As eye care professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. We pride ourselves in providing the care you need to keep your eyes healthy and your vision at its best. To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continual education and learning. We regularly attend relative lectures, meetings, and conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern eye care practice can utilize to perform the latest state-of-the-art procedures. Also, being members of various professional associations help us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.
Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. We want your visit to our Dothan ophthalmology office to be a positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the excellent, personalized care and service you deserve. Whatever we can do to make your experience with us more comfortable and pleasant, please don’t hesitate to let us know.