Dr. James Cristol MD

  • Ophthalmology Philadelphia, PA

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Dr. James Cristol, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA, with other offices in Philadelphia, PA and Langhorne, PA (and 1 other location). He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Cristol is affiliated with Frankford Hospital, Temple University Hospital - Episcopal Campus and Temple University Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. James Cristol 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

10160 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19116

5001 Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19124

829 Durham Rd
Langhorne, PA 19047

200 Lawrence Rd
Broomall, PA 19008

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