Dr. Kakarla Chalam MD

  • Ophthalmology Jacksonville, FL

Patient Reviews

Reviews reflect patients' level of satisfaction with the care they received from this provider. Dr. Kakarla Chalam xhas an overall rating of 4.6.

Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Kakarla Chalam has the following 17 areas of expertise and 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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Locations & Directions

Shands Jacksonville Neuroscience Institute

580 W 8th St
Jacksonville, FL 32209

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