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.
Dr. Aldridge looks forward to the privilege of continuing to provide eye care for patients in the Wiregrass Region.