Dr. Robert Crain is an ophthalmologist practicing in Birmingham, AL. Dr. Crain specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Crain 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. Crain 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.
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- Univ Of Al Hosp, Ophthalmology; Carraway Methodist Med Ctr, Flexible Or Transitional Year
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