Columbia Ophthalmologists

Speciality: Ophthalmologist

1 Hospital Dr, Columbia, MO, USA

(573) 884-3937

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Frederick Fraunfelder, M.D., received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Oregon Health and Science University. He completed an emergency medicine residency at Providence Portland Medical Center and an ophthalmology residency at the University of Washington Medical Center. His specialty training includes a fellowship in corneal... More
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About the Columbia Ophthalmologist Directory
The Columbia Ophthalmologist Directory provides a resource for you to review the background and experience of Missouri eye doctors in your area.

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