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About

Dr. Robert Petersen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA, with another office in Lexington, MA. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Petersen is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital. He speaks English.

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Education

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Robert Petersen has the following 18 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

Boston Children's Hospital

300 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Children's Hospital Boston at Lexington

482 Bedford St
Lexington, MA 02420

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