Dr. Richard Carlson MD

  • Ophthalmology Chesapeake, VA

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About

Dr. Richard Carlson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chesapeake, VA, with another office in Norfolk, VA. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Carlson is affiliated with Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters and Sentara Leigh Hospital. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Richard Carlson has the following 9 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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Locations & Directions

Ophthalmic Consultants of Tidewater

109 Wimbledon Sq
Chesapeake, VA 23320

Mid Atlantic Eye Care

6161 Kempsville Cir
Norfolk, VA 23502

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