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Dr. John Monroe, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with another office in San Diego, CA. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Monroe is affiliated with Va San Diego Medical Center (Visn 22). He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. John Monroe 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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