Dr. Jared Steven Nielsen M.D., M.S.
Ophthalmologist6200 Westown Pkwy West Des Moines IA, 50266
Dr. Jared Nielsen is an ophthalmologist practicing in West Des Moines, IA. Dr. Nielsen specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Nielsen 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. Nielsen 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
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science 2001
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- A case of chronic severe central serous chorioretinopathy responding to oral mifepristone: update.
- Oral mifepristone for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy.
- Retinal thickness in people with diabetes and minimal or no diabetic retinopathy: Heidelberg Spectralis optical coherence tomography.
- Rifampin induced hepatotoxicity during treatment for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy.
- INTERFERON-β-ASSOCIATED RETINOPATHY.
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Retinal Detachment
- Retinal Tear
- Macular Hole
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Loyola Univ Med Ctr, Ophthalmology; Univ Hi-J A Burns Sch Med, Transitional Year
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- Can I Have Cataract Surgery on Both Eyes at the Same Time?
When your doctor determines that both eyes have a cataract, the eye having a denser cataract will be operated on first. After a couple of days or weeks, the second eye can then be operated on.This approach gives the first eye time to recover and the vision to stabilize as you wait for another...
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Conjunctivitis is a very common and unpleasant condition, especially for people that use contact lenses. Children can be equally affected by this disease, as well as adults. People who have conjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, can transmit the disease to their family or friends or anyone else...
- How to Prepare for Cataract Surgery
The normal process of aging is the leading cause of cataracts. The eye’s lens slowly loses its clarity and gets cloudy as we age. As a result, the quality of vision decreases. Cataract surgery is recommended when your life’s quality starts to suffer.It is important to know how to prepare...
- Vision Problems in Children
A child’s eyesight develops over time, starting with the ability to see objects 8 to 10 inches from their face. The child's eyesight improves gradually between the ages of 12-weeks-old to 16-weeks-old, to which they are able to see objects from farther away. Vision problems in children arise...
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