Anthony O. Roberts, MD, Ophthalmologist with Shady Grove Ophthalmology

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Anthony O. Roberts, who serves the population of Rockville, Maryland.

Dr. Roberts is a highly trained and qualified ophthalmologist with a vast expertise in all facets of his work, especially cataract surgery and laser vision surgery. Dr. Roberts has been in practice for more than 25 years and is currently serving patients at Shady Grove Ophthalmology in Rockville, Maryland, which he established in 1996.

Dr. Roberts’ career in medicine began in 1990 when he graduated Cum Laude with his Medical Degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Following his graduation, Dr. Roberts completed his internship at Providence Hospital, before undertaking his Ocular Pathology fellowship at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. He then received his specialty training in Ophthalmology at Suny Stony Brook/Nassau County Medical Center and in the Harvard Lancaster program.

Dr. Roberts keeps up to date with the latest advances and developments in his field through his professional membership with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and is a certified VISX Laser Surgeon. Dr. Roberts has extensive expertise in refractive surgery, having performed over 30,000 refractive procedures, including LASIK eye surgery, PRK surgery, cataract extraction, and refractive lens exchange procedures. Dr. Roberts attributes his success to his bedside manner that makes his patients feel very relaxed, and in his free time, he likes to relax by playing golf, tennis, and traveling.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eyeball and orbit. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye disease. Eye surgery, also known as ocular surgery, is surgery performed on the eye or its adnexa by an ophthalmologist.The eye is a fragile organ, and requires extreme care before, during, and after a surgical procedure. An expert eye surgeon is responsible for selecting the appropriate surgical procedure for the patient, and for taking the necessary safety precautions.

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