Dr. Catherine Achim is an ophthalmologist practicing in Houston, TX. Dr. Achim specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Achim 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. Achim 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
Laval Univ 2005
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