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David Hayes, DO

David W. Hayes, DO

Patient Testimonials

Laser Cataract Surgery

Ophthalmologist in Jacksonville, FL

David Hayes, DO served as a U.S. Navy Flight Surgeon for 11 years and joined Clay Eye Physicians & Surgeons in 2015. Dr. Hayes specialties include Glaucoma Surgery and Laser Cataract Surgery.

David Hayes, DO is currently accepting new patients.

Education & Training

Medical Degree:

  • Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences, Kansas City, MO


  • Transitional Intern, Navy Medical Center, San Diego, CA


  • Ophthalmology, Navy Medical Center, San Diego, CA


  • Glaucoma, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV


  • Board Certified Ophthalmologist, American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Organizations:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Glaucoma Society

Areas of Interest:

  • Primary & Secondary Open Angle Glaucoma Management
  • Primary & Secondary Angle Closure Glaucoma Management
  • Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)
  • Surgical Placement & Management of Glaucoma Drainage Devices
  • Glaucoma Filtration Surgery
  • The use of Glaucoma Lasers to reduce pressure in the the eye or prevent angle closure glaucoma
  • Combined Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery
  • Complex and Refractive Cataract Surgery

Military Service:

  • Former Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, US Navy
  • Active Duty 2003-2014
  • Flight Surgeon, VAQ-133, NAS Whidbey Island
  • Ophthalmologist at Navy Hospitals Yokosuka, Japan & Pensacola, FL

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