Dr. Joseph Mermelstein MD
- Ophthalmology New Hyde Park, NY
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Dr. Joseph Mermelstein, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Hyde Park, NY, with another office in Staten Island, NY. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Mermelstein is affiliated with New York Eye And Ear Infirmary. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Joseph Mermelstein has the following 1 specialty.
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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