Dr. Valerie Elmalem MD
- Ophthalmology Brooklyn, NY
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Dr. Valerie Elmalem, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Brooklyn, NY, with other offices in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY (and 5 other locations). Their specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Elmalem is affiliated with Kings County Hospital Center and SUNY Downstate Medical Center - University Hospital of Brooklyn. They speak English and French.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Valerie Elmalem has the following 4 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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