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About Dr. Polly Purgason

Dr. Polly Purgason, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Richmond, VA. She has 31 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Purgason is affiliated with Southside Regional Medical Center, John Randolph Medical Center and St. Francis Medical Center. Dr. Purgason has received 1 award. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 1 Comment

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Polly Purgason is Great. Dr. Polly Purgason has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 1 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Polly Purgason is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Virginia Eye Institute

400 Westham Station Rd
Richmond, VA 23226
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Specialties

Dr. Polly Purgason has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Polly Purgason has the following 10 expertise

  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Exam
  • Eye Pain
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
  • Vision Issues

Dr. Polly Purgason has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Polly Purgason is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Not Board Certified to do surgery on the eye (cosmetically), otherwise a good dr.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Purgason is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Southside Regional Medical Center
  • John Randolph Medical Center
  • St. Francis Medical Center
  • St. Mary's Hospital
  • CJW Medical Center - Chippenham Campus
  • St. Mary's Hospital of Richmond
  • Retreat Hospital
  • CJW Medical Center- Chippenham Hospital
  • Bon Secours St. Mary`s Hospital
  • St. Francis
  • Henrico Doctors' Hospital
  • BON SECOURS St. Francis Medical Center
  • Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital
  • Henrico Doctors' Hospital - Parham Campus
  • CJW Medical Center Chippenham
  • Chippenham/JHNSTN Wils Hospitals
  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • Wake Forest University

    Graduated in 1986

  • Staten Island University Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

Virginia Eye Institute, 400 Westham Station Rd, Richmond, VA

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