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Dr. James Dummett, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Mason City, IA. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Dummett is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center - North Iowa. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. James Dummett has the following 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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