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Dr. John Flaxel, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Portland, OR, with another office in North Bend, OR. He has 50 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Flaxel is affiliated with Bay Area Hospital, Peace Harbor Hospital and Curry General Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. John Flaxel 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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Locations & Directions

3375 SW Terwilliger Blvd
Portland, OR 97239

3585 Broadway Ave
North Bend, OR 97459

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