St. Petersburg Ophthalmologists

Speciality: Ophthalmologist

1601 38th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713, USA


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Stephen Updegraff, MD, FACS, received his undergraduate degree from Eckerd College and his medical degree from the Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine. He completed his transitional internship at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine Charity Hospital in New Orleans and his ophthalmology residency... More
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About the St. Petersburg Ophthalmologist Directory
The St. Petersburg Ophthalmologist Directory provides a resource for you to review the background and experience of Florida eye doctors in your area.

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