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Dr. Richard Hairston, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Largo, FL. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Read his story
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Dr. Hairston's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Hairston "Richard J. Hairston, MD, is a vitreous and retina specialist. He joined The Eye Institute in June, 2001 coming to us from a busy retina practice in Washington, DC. Dr. Hairston graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and did his residency at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute at Johns Hopkins University. He completed a fellowship in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous at The Center for Retina Vitreous Surgery, Memphis, Tennessee. He then served as Assistant Chief of Service in Ophthalmology and Director of the Ocular Trauma Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Most recently he was Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins University. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Hairston enjoys an international reputation as an outstanding retina and vitreous surgeon."
This content was provided by Dr. Hairston "The Eye Institute of West Florida delivers clinical excellence in every subspecialty field of ophthalmology with our fellowship trained physicians who utilize innovations, advanced medicines and latest techniques to deliver quality patient outcomes in a warm and friendly environment."
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Hypotony of Eye
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 1989
Greater Baltimore Med Center
Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
Wilmer Eye Insts Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
Center Retina Vitro Surgery
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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