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Dr. Jay Singleton is an ophthalmologist and the owner of Singleton Vision Center in New Bern, specializing in cataract surgery, laser cataract surgery, Lasik surgery, glaucoma surgery, blepharoplasty, and treatment of diseases of the eye. Dr. Singleton received his medical degree from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in May 1999, followed by an internship at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Louisville in 2003. Dr. Singleton is Board Certified in Ophthalmology, scoring in the 95th percentile. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the North Carolina Medical Society. Dr. Singleton enjoys fishing, outdoor activities, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, playing guitar, and spending time with his wife, Vickie, and three children — Amelia, Emma, and Henry.