Dr. Polly Purgason, MD
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Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery | Female

Care Philosophy

To enrich lives by improving sight. We do this through: Excellence in diagnosis and treatment Breadth of services and specialties Numerous and convenient office locations Technological advancements Clinical research Continuing medical and community education Community outreach activities and events

Biography

Dr. Polly Purgason, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. She is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Purgason is affiliated with Bon Secours - St. Mary's Hospital, Bon Secours - St. Francis Medical Center, Henrico Doctors' Hospital and CJW Medical Center - Chippenham.

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Dr. Purgason's Care Philosophy

To enrich lives by improving sight. We do this through: Excellence in diagnosis and treatment Breadth of services and specialties Numerous and convenient office locations Technological advancements Clinical research Continuing medical and community education Community outreach activities and events

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

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

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    The Staten Island University Hospital

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    The Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital

    Completed in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
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