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Dr. Simmons Lessell MD

  • Ophthalmology Boston, MA

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About

Dr. Simmons Lessell, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Boston, MA. He has 55 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Lessell is affiliated with Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center Hospital. He speaks English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Simmons Lessell has the following 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

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary

243 Charles St
Boston, MA 02114

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