Dr. Thomas Falkenberg M.D.
Ophthalmologist10 Chatham Heights Rd Fredericksburg VA, 22405
Dr. Thomas Falkenberg is an ophthalmologist practicing in Fredericksburg, VA. Dr. Falkenberg specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Falkenberg 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. Falkenberg 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
Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson Medical College MD
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University 1987
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Dry Eye Syndrome
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- Diabetic Retinopathy
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