Clearwater Ophthalmologists

Speciality: Ophthalmologist

2339 Sunset Point Rd suite 300, Clearwater, FL 33765, USA


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Stephen Updegraff, MD, FACS, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained refractive surgeon and pioneering LASIK specialist based in Tampa Bay, Florida. Dr. Updegraff’s experience with LASIK extends back nearly two decades, when he was a member of a unique team of surgeons studying and perfecting LASIK in... More
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About the Clearwater Ophthalmologist Directory
The Clearwater Ophthalmologist Directory provides a resource for you to review the background and experience of Florida eye doctors in your area.

Choosing the Best Clearwater Ophthalmologist in Florida
An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of various eye conditions. An ophthalmologists can perform eye exams, diagnose and treat eye diseases, and perform surgery to improve vision.

Some examples of eye conditions commonly treated by Clearwater ophthalmologists include:

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Dry Eye
  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy

In addition, many ophthalmologist perform laser eye surgery to correct refractive errors. LASIK is one type of laser eye procedure that is commonly performed for the correction of myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. Clearwater ophthalmologists who perform LASIK may also perform laser eye procedures such as PRK, LASEK and Epi-LASIK. They may also offer non-laser alternatives to LASIK, and variations of LASIK such as monovision LASIK to address presbyopia, or custom LASIK using wavefront technology.

Your Next Step: Consult with a Clearwater Ophthalmologist
To determine if you are an appropriate candidate for LASIK eye surgery or another procedure, contact a Clearwater ophthalmologist for a consultation and comprehensive eye examination.