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Dr. Lauren Shatz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Florence, MA, with another office in Amherst, MA. She has 18 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Shatz is affiliated with Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and Baystate Medical Center. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Lauren Shatz has the following 12 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

Eye Physicians of Northampton

40 Main St
Florence, MA 01062

Eye Physicians of Northampton

101 University Dr
Amherst, MA 01002

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