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Dr. George Thorne Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Austin, TX. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Thorne is affiliated with Scott & White Hospital - Llano, University Medical Center Brackenridge and Heart Hospital of Austin. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. George Thorne Jr has the following 10 areas of expertise and 1 specialty.
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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