Dr. Russell Edwards, MD

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Dr. Russell Edwards, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Vision Care Correction 3969 4th Ave Ste 301, San Diego, CA 92103 Get Directions
(619) 291-6191

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Specialist in Diagnosis and Management of Neuro-Ophthalmic and Other Eye Disorders Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Optic Neuritis Myasthenis Gravis Double Vision Temporal Arteritis Optic Disk Swelling Chiasmal Syndromes Graves Disease Orbital Tumors Cataracts Glaucoma Botulinum Toxin: More than 15 years of experience with BOTOX including the treatment of benign essential blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, chronic headaches and strabismus.Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cyclotropia
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Photokeratitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Naval Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Naval Med Center

    Completed in 1986

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Allegheny Gen Hospital

    Completed in 1993

    University Calif

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Misouri In Columbia

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Cum Laude (University of Alabama School of Medicine), 1980
    • American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award, 1997
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Edwards' Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Edwards' Care Philosophy

Specialist in Diagnosis and Management of Neuro-Ophthalmic and Other Eye Disorders Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Optic Neuritis Myasthenis Gravis Double Vision Temporal Arteritis Optic Disk Swelling Chiasmal Syndromes Graves Disease Orbital Tumors Cataracts Glaucoma Botulinum Toxin: More than 15 years of experience with BOTOX including the treatment of benign essential blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, chronic headaches and strabismus.