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Dr. Michael Baum, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Silver Spring, MD. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Baum is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital of Silver Spring. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Michael Baum 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

Maryland Eye Consultants & Surgeons

2101 Medical Park Dr
Silver Spring, MD 20902

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