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Dr. Nelvis Velazquez, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hilo, HI, with another office in North Miami, FL. She has 39 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Velazquez is affiliated with St. Catherine's Rehabilitation Hospital, Villa Maria Rehabilitation Hospital and Fort Lauderdale Hospital. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Nelvis Velazquez has the following 11 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

Hawaiian Eye Center

1178 Kinoole St
Hilo, HI 96720

12540 NE 8th Ave
North Miami, FL 33161

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