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Dr. William Shields, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Tacoma, WA, with other offices in Renton, WA and Olympia, WA. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Shields is affiliated with Valley Medical Center, Providence St Peter Hospital and Enumclaw Community Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. William Shields 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

Retina & Macula Specialists Ps

2914 S Alder St
Tacoma, WA 98409

Retina Macula Specialists

1107 SW Grady Way
Renton, WA 98057

3620 Ensign Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98506

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