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Dr. Katherine Loftfield, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. She is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.
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This content was provided by Dr. Loftfield "Dr. Katherine Loftfield's professional interest is glaucoma related cases. She is board certified in ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Loftfield attended the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, participating in the Sophomore Year Abroad Program at Centro Andino, University of New Mexico in Quito, Ecuador. She obtained her bachelors degree in chemistry from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and earned her medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque. Dr. Loftfield completed a fellowship in ocular pathology and an internship in medicine-ophthalmology at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. She completed her ophthalmology residency at Ochsner, where she served as Chief Resident in her final year. She completed a glaucoma fellowship at Ochsner and the Louisiana State University Eye Center and a retina fellowship at the Sydney Eye Hospital in Sydney, Australia. Prior to joining the Ochsner team in 1990, Dr. Loftfield worked as a staff ophthalmologist with Project Orbis. Fluent in both Spanish and English, she worked from an airplane thoughout Central America and Africa."
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypertensive Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Hypotony of Eye
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Repair of Eye Laceration
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
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University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1983
University of Utah Medical Center
Internship Hospital | Completed
Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
Residency Hospital | Completed
Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
Fellowship Hospital | Completed
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