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...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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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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        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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      • 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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      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.