Dr. Barry Schechter, MD

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Dr. Barry Schechter, MD
Dr. Barry Schechter, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Boynton Beach, FL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Schechter is affiliated with Bethesda Hospital East.

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Dr. Schechter's Care Philosophy

At Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute we are dedicated to providing our patients with the same respect and top notch services that we would expect to receive when seeking medical services for ourselves. When patients come to Florida Eye they become a part of our family, and we pledge to do our utmost to help care for their vision. Through exams and corrective procedures, patient education and continued contact, we keep patients healthy, informed and seeing the world more clearly.

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Dr. Schechter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Boca Raton, FL |
absolutly first class as a physician and extremely personable. will go out of his way to acommodate you . sidney and esther sidlow 610-909-0368
in Stuart, FL |
Dr Schechter thank you for taking me and layering my eye know I can read Patricia Partman
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Dr. Schechter's Care Philosophy

At Florida Eye Microsurgical Institute we are dedicated to providing our patients with the same respect and top notch services that we would expect to receive when seeking medical services for ourselves. When patients come to Florida Eye they become a part of our family, and we pledge to do our utmost to help care for their vision. Through exams and corrective procedures, patient education and continued contact, we keep patients healthy, informed and seeing the world more clearly.

Dr. Schechter's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Dept. of Medicine Beth Israel Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cornea & External Diseases University of Texas

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    City University of New York & Brooklyn College

    Graduated in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy