Dr. Richard Forster MD

  • Ophthalmology Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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About

Dr. Richard Forster, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Forster is affiliated with Jackson Memorial Hospital and JFK Medical Center. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Richard Forster has the following 26 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

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

7101 Fairway Dr
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418

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