Dr. Alfred Jess Tomlinson M.D.
Ophthalmologist1120 Glenns Bay Rd Suite 106 Myrtle Beach SC, 29575
Dr. Alfred Tomlinson is an ophthalmologist practicing in Myrtle Beach, SC. Dr. Tomlinson specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Tomlinson 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. Tomlinson 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
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine 1982
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine 1982
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
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