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Dr. Ira Opatowsky, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lancaster, CA, with other offices in Lancaster, CA and Ridgecrest, CA (and 1 other location). He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Opatowsky is affiliated with Ridgecrest Regional Hospital, Palmdale Regional Medical Center and Antelope Valley Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Ira Opatowsky has the following 13 areas 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

Palmdale Lancaster Surgery Center

42442 10th St W
Lancaster, CA 93534

Antelope Valley Eye Care Medical Group

42543 8th St W
Lancaster, CA 93534

1409 N Norma St
Ridgecrest, CA 93555

1920 E 17th St
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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