Dr. Prithvi Sankar MD

  • Ophthalmology Philadelphia, PA

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About

Dr. Prithvi Sankar, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA. He has 21 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Sankar is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Corporal Michael J. Crescenz Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Graduate Hospital. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Prithvi Sankar has the following 12 areas 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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Board Certification

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Locations & Directions

Penn Eye Care Scheie Eye Institute

51 N 39th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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