Dr. Alex Smith III MD

  • Ophthalmology Cedar Rapids, IA

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Dr. Alex Smith III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cedar Rapids, IA. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Mercy Hospital, Mercy Medical Center and Allen Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Alex Smith III has the following 1 area of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.


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Locations & Directions

1650 1st Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

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