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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.
Dr. Polly Purgason 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. Polly Purgason has the following 10 expertise
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Exam
- Eye Pain
- Lasik Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
- Plastic Surgery (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery)
- Vision Issues
Dr. Polly Purgason has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Polly Purgason is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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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.
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
CJW Medical Center- Chippenham Hospital
Bon Secours St. Mary`s Hospital
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
31 Years Experience
Wake Forest University
Graduated in 1986
Staten Island University Hospital
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Locations & DirectionsVirginia Eye Institute, 400 Westham Station Rd, Richmond, VA
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