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Dr. Roger Newsom, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Portsmouth, VA, with another office in Virginia Beach, VA. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Newsom is affiliated with Bon Secours-Maryview Medical Center, Sentara Leigh Hospital and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Roger Newsom 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

Tidewater Eye Centers

3235 Academy Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23703

Tidewater Eye Centers

1564 Laskin Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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