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Dr. Timothy Peterson MD

  • Ophthalmology San Diego, CA

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About

Dr. Timothy Peterson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with another office in San Diego, CA. Their specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Peterson is affiliated with Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center and UC San Diego Health System. They speak English.

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Timothy Peterson has the following 2 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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Expertise

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Board Certification

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Locations & Directions

4647 Zion Ave
San Diego, CA 92120

4405 Vandever Ave
San Diego, CA 92120

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