Dr. David J Palmer 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. David J Palmer is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011)
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Dr. David J Palmer has the following 14 expertise
- Eye Infections
- Lasik Surgery
- Eye Exam
- Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Vision Issues
- Cataract Surgery
- Eye Pain
- Macular Degeneration
- Contact lenses
- Laser Surgery
Dr. Palmer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
38 Years Experience
University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1980
University Of Illinois At Chicago
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