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Dr. Joel Barthelow, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chico, CA. He has 15 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Barthelow is affiliated with Enloe Medical Center Esplanade, Enloe Med Center Esplanade and St. Elizabeth Community Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Joel Barthelow has the following 9 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

North Valley Eye Care

114 Mission Ranch Blvd
Chico, CA 95926

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