Dr. Karen Fitzgerald-Shelton MD

  • Ophthalmology Hampton, VA

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Dr. Karen Fitzgerald-Shelton, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hampton, VA, with other offices in Newport News, VA and Gloucester, VA. She has 26 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Fitzgerald-Shelton is affiliated with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Sentara Leigh Hospital and Riverside Regional Medical Center. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Karen Fitzgerald-Shelton 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

Riverside Hampton Surgery Center

850 Enterprise Pkwy
Hampton, VA 23666

Riverside Regional Medical Center

500 J Clyde Morris Blvd
Newport News, VA 23601

7547 Medical Dr
Gloucester, VA 23061

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