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Dr. Richard Ellison, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Akron, OH, with another office in Uniontown, OH. She has 33 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Ellison is affiliated with Summa St Thomas Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Akron General. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Richard Ellison 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

Cleveland Clinic Summit Ophthalmic

1 Park West Blvd
Akron, OH 44320

Summit Ophthalmic Inc

3838 Massillon Rd
Uniontown, OH 44685

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