Dr. Mark Young, M.D. is a native of North Platte, NE who attended medical school at the University Of Nebraska College Of Medicine in Omaha, NE and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, CO. He has been in practice for sixteen years, the first five in Greeley, CO and the last eleven in North Platte, NE.
Dr. Mark Young was American Board Certified in Ophthalmology in 1996. He has been a member of the Academy of Ophthalmology since 1995. He continues to actively participate in numerous continuing education programs in ophthalmology throughout the United States.
Dr. Young is a general ophthalmologist with extensive experience in anterior segment surgery. He has performed LASIK surgery since it was approved by the FDA in 1996, and utilizes the latest technology called Wavescan for Customvue LASIK. He performs the latest no stitch small incision cataract surgery, and for appropriate patients he offers the option of the multifocal lenses for those patients who desire less reliance on their glasses. He also performs glaucoma filtering surgery, pterygium surgery and some types of plastic surgery of the eyelids, along with laser treatment for after-cataracts and glaucoma.
Dr. Young has the experience of treating a very wide variety of eye diseases in his sixteen years of practice. The rural setting of North Platte and the surrounding area has provided many challenging cases, including severe ocular trauma, rare eye diseases, as well as a large volume of more common ocular problems.