Dr. Richard Russell MD
- Ophthalmology Great Neck, NY
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Dr. Richard Russell, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Great Neck, NY, with other offices in Astoria, NY and Brooklyn, NY (and 3 other locations). Their specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Russell is affiliated with Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital and Harlem Hospital Center. They speak English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Richard Russell has the following 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
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