Dr. Alan Schaeffer is an ophthalmologist practicing in Southaven, MS. Dr. Schaeffer specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Schaeffer can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Schaeffer can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
University of Pennsylvania, PA 1987
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Macular Degeneration
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Tulane University 1988
- University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Program
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Jackson, TN 38301Get Direction
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