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Dr. Peter Blackburn, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lexington, KY, with another office in Corbin, KY. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Blackburn is affiliated with Baptist Health Lexington and University of Kentucky Albert B Chankler Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Peter Blackburn 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

University of Kentucky Healthcare

740 N Limestone
Lexington, KY 40508

Kentucky Eye Institute

65 E City Dam Rd
Corbin, KY 40701

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