Dr. Joseph Barron is an ophthalmologist practicing in Monroe, LA. Dr. Barron specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Barron 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. Barron 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
Baylor College of Medicine 1970
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Detachment
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Corneal Ulcer
- Letterman Army Med Ctr, Ophthalmology Univ Of Al Hosp, Internal Medicine
- Letterman Army Med Center 1971
- LECOMT/United Memorial Medical Center Program
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