Dr. Charles Lanzillo is an ophthalmologist practicing in Westerly, RI. Dr. Lanzillo specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Lanzillo 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. Lanzillo 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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