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Dr. Morton Alterman MD

  • Ophthalmology Poughkeepsie, NY

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About

Dr. Morton Alterman, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Poughkeepsie, NY, with another office in Fishkill, NY. He has 52 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Alterman is affiliated with St Francis Hospital, Vassar Brothers Medical Center and St Francis Hospital. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Morton Alterman has the following 1 area of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Ophthalmology

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

23 Davis Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

969 Main St
Fishkill, NY 12524

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