Dr. Wilfredo C. Lara, MD

Dr. Wilfredo C. Lara, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 43 years old

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Dr.Lara is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist, fellowship trained in Disease and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous. He was born in Maryland and raised in Miami Florida. Dr. Lara obtained his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Lara is deeply embedded in the South Florida community and is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Lara is committed to providing personalized care while delivering the latest technological advances in the field.Read more

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Dr. Lara's Care Philosophy

Dr.Lara is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist, fellowship trained in Disease and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous. He was born in Maryland and raised in Miami Florida. Dr. Lara obtained his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Lara is deeply embedded in the South Florida community and is fluent in Spanish. Dr. Lara is committed to providing personalized care while delivering the latest technological advances in the field.

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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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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Aphakia
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diseases Leading to Retinal Scarring
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exudative Retinal Detachment
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Pseudophakia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Degeneration - Nanophthalmos - Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Steroid-Induced Glaucoma
  • Strabismus
  • Traditional Retinal Tears
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Virginia / Main Campus

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    Yale School Of Medicine

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Florida Department Of Ophthalmology

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Florida Department Of Ophthalmology-Vitreoretinal Surgery

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    Florida International University

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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