Dr. Scott M Friedman M.D.
Ophthalmologist2202 Lakeland Hills Blvd Lakeland FL, 33805
Dr. Scott Friedman is an ophthalmologist practicing in Lakeland, FL. Dr. Friedman specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Friedman 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. Friedman 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
Univ of Mo, Columbia Sch of Med, Columbia Mo 1983
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine 1983
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Optociliary venous anastomosis after radial optic neurotomy for central retinal vein occlusion.
- Retinal vasculitis as the initial presentation of multiple sclerosis.
- The use of intravitreal gas for the treatment of ocular hypotony after glaucoma filtration surgery.
- A randomized trial comparing intravitreal triamcinolone and focal/grid photocoagulation for diabetic macular edema: baseline features.
- Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.
- Progressive outer retinal necrosis (PORN): a catchy acronym but is the anatomy correct? The salient observation of Lorenz E. Zimmerman, MD.
- Could progressive outer retinal necrosis begin with retinal deep capillary ischemia?--reply.
- Vintage progressive outer retinal necrosis - reply.
- Persistent Macular Thickening After Ranibizumab Treatment for Diabetic Macular Edema With Vision Impairment.
- 2009 Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition
- Vitreoretinal Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Detachment
- Retinal Tear
- Macular Hole
- Birth Defects
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Member American Society of Retina Specialists
- Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Univ Hosps & Clinics, Ophthalmology; St Johns Mercy Med Ctr, Internal Medicine
- University of Missouri Health System 1984
- UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
- Vitreoretinal disease - (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)
- Northwestern Univ MC, Retina/Vitreous Surgery 1987
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- Eye Twitching: Symptoms and Solutions
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- What Causes Albinism?
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- Alternative Treatments For Cataracts
Approximately, a fifth of all people above the age of 60 have at least mild cataracts, and at the age of 75, that number increases significantly.A cataract presents itself as a reduction of clarity in the eye lens. A normal eye lens is comprised of clear water and variety of proteins. The lens...
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