Gainesville Ophthalmologists

Speciality: Ophthalmologist

2521 Nw 41st St, Gainesville, FL, 32606

(352) 377-7733

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Dr. Newsom has been board-certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology since 1971 and is a current member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, the Iowa Eye Association, and the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society. He was also chosen... More
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About the Gainesville Ophthalmologist Directory
The Gainesville Ophthalmologist Directory provides a resource for you to review the background and experience of Florida eye doctors in your area.

Choosing the Best Gainesville 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 Gainesville 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. Gainesville 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 Gainesville Ophthalmologist
To determine if you are an appropriate candidate for LASIK eye surgery or another procedure, contact a Gainesville ophthalmologist for a consultation and comprehensive eye examination.