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Dr. Philip Kath, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Shelby, NC, with another office in Morganton, NC. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Kath is affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System - Blue Ridge Morganton, Cleveland Regional Medical Center and McDowell Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Philip Kath has the following 10 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

Morganton Eye Physicians Surgery Center

1622 E Marion St
Shelby, NC 28150

Morganton Eye Physicians Surgery Center

335 E Parker Rd
Morganton, NC 28655

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