Dr. Penelope J Swanson MD
Ophthalmologist1421 Premier Dr Mankato MN, 56001
Dr. Penelope Swanson is an ophthalmologist practicing in Mankato, MN. Dr. Swanson specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Swanson 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. Swanson 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 Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 2000
University of Minnesota Medical School 2000
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
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- Ophthalmology (eye Disease)
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Member Minnesota Medical Association/Prairie
- Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology
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- What are Eye Floaters?
Eye floaters are small, moving specks on the eyeball that often occur in one's field of vision. These grey or black dots, become more prominent while looking at a bright object. If the floaters are large they may shadow vision, but in most cases, eye floaters are harmless. People often neglect or...
- What are Gonococcal and Chlamydial Conjunctivitis?
Conjunctivitis is an infection of the eyes. It is easily contracted, but if treated in the right way, could be cured easily. There are several types of conjunctivitis, and two of them are Gonococcal and Chlamydial Conjunctivitis. These types of conjunctivitis are usually bacterial and may affect one...
- What is Dry Eye?
Dry eyes are a condition in which the eyes do not get enough moisture and lubrication from tears. It is the tears that provides constant moisture to the eyes, which is very important for comfort of viewing. It is a very common condition in the population, particularly in people above 40-years-old....
- Lasik Eye Surgery for Astigmatism
Astigmatism is one of the most common eye disorders affecting huge swaths of the population where the skewed curvature of the corneal surface creates blurred images of near and distant objects. In the normal course, astigmatism goes hand in hand with varying degrees of nearsightedness (myopia) and...
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