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About Dr. Brian J Forbes Jr
Dr. Brian J Forbes Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in King Of Prussia, PA. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. He speaks English.
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Dr. Brian J Forbes Jr has the following 1 specialty
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.
Dr. Brian J Forbes Jr has the following 11 expertise
- Retinal Hemorrhage
- Vision Issues
- Eye Exam
- Macular Degeneration
- Eye Pain
- Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
- Lasik Surgery
- Diabetic Retinopathy
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24 Years Experience
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1994
Dr. Brian J Forbes Jr accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Select
Capital Blue Cross
- Capital BC PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
- Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
- Geisinger Health Plan
- Multiplan PPO
More about Dr. Brian J Forbes Jr
Brian J. Forbes, MD, PhD, is a member of the Division of Ophthalmology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and an assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Forbes sees patients at Children's Hospital's Wood Center, as well as the Specialty Care Centers in King of Prussia and Exton. He also directs the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigative Group's studies at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and has varied research interests including the mechanism of retinal hemorrhages in traumatic brain injuries. Dr. Forbes received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and his PhD in Biochemistry from The Pennsylvania State University. He joined the faculty at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia after he completed his pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Locations & DirectionsSPECIALTY CARE AND SURGERY CENTER, 210 Mall Blvd, King Of Prussia, PA
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