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Dr. Rita J Armitage 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. Rita J Armitage has the following 10 expertise
- Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Pain
- Eye Exam
- Macular Degeneration
- Lasik Surgery
- Vision Issues
Dr. Armitage is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
31 Years Experience
University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1987
University Of Alabama Hospital
Dr. Rita J Armitage Accepts the Following Insurance
- BCBS AL PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Locations & DirectionsUAB MEDICAL WEST, 985 9th Ave SW Ste X02, Bessemer, AL
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