Dr. Gretchen Fuerste MD

  • Ophthalmology Dubuque, IA

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Dr. Gretchen Fuerste, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Dubuque, IA. She has 37 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Fuerste is affiliated with UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital-Dubuque and Mercy Medical Center - Dubuque. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Gretchen Fuerste 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

Fuerste Eye Clinic

2140 John F Kennedy Rd
Dubuque, IA 52002

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