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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Cole Eye Institute, North Ridgeville
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cole Eye Institute, North Ridgeville
Primary Location

Cole Eye Institute, North Ridgeville


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University of Houston College of Optometry, BBEC
Ocular Disease
Dallas, TX USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Optometry
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - Miami University
Oxford, OH USA

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Abby Yarham, OD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 9/1/2021, Dr. Yarham has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

194 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

16 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr Yarham has been excellent for me over the years.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr Abby is excellent and very knowledgeable

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

The doctor was very professional and very amicable. She patiently answered my questions patiently. I felt very comfortable with her and was convinced of her sincerity.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Dr. Abby was exceptional... Will request her again due to her patience with explaining medical things to me... And just being a friendly person.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr Yarham is always professional, polite, knowledgeable and easy to talk with. She listens to the entire question I ask and gives a knowledgeable answer, making sure I understand. She is very calm and reassuring during the entire exam process.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

It is always a pleasure to be seen at the Cole Eye Center in North Ridgeville. Dr. Yarham is thorough and excellent as are the rest of the staff. I would highly recommend Dr. Yarham To others!

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Dr. Yarham should get 10's rather than 5's. She is a pleasure to see. Professional, thorough, and pleasant!!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Dr. Yarham will now be our primary Optometrist. She was kind, helpful and very professional.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Dr. Yarham is a truly caring person. She listens carefully and takes her time to ensure her work is completed and the eye script meets the needs of her client.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Dr Yarham is great! She listens, is polite and caring.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

Doctor is awesome the reason I return every year.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

*Dr. Yarham is very personable - I see her for my eyes and she was great with my son.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

Never had a bad experience with Dr.Abby !

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

I got to see the doctor very quickly.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

The doctor was very good at her job I definitely would definitely recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Dr Yarham is always friendly and professional. She listens and responds clearly.

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