Milton B Shields MD
- Ophthalmology New Haven, CT
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Milton B Shields, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Haven, CT, with other offices in New Haven, CT and New Haven, CT. Their specialties include Ophthalmology. Milton B Shields is affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Specialties & Expertise
Milton B Shields 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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