Frederick C Shaw, MD Ophthalmology

Dr. Frederick C Shaw, MD

Plattsburgh, NY 12901
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About Dr. Frederick C Shaw MD

Dr. Frederick C Shaw, MD is a doctor primarily located in Plattsburgh, NY. Their specialties include Ophthalmology.


Eye Care for The Adirondacks 450 Margaret St Plattsburgh, NY 12901


Dr. Frederick C Shaw has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

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. Frederick C Shaw Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna NYC Community Plan
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO

More about Dr. Frederick C Shaw

Dr. Shaw is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Shaw attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, Medford, Massachusetts. After earning his medical degree at Tufts, Dr. Shaw completed an internship at Boston City Hospital, Boston, Mass., and a medical internship at Tufts University Medical Service. Dr. Shaw completed his residency program the prestigious Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital in New York, NY. Patients can be scheduled to see Dr. Shaw at Eye Care for the Adirondacks' 450 Margaret Street office in Plattsburgh, NY.

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