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Posted on 05-12-2017

Meet the Chapel Hill Eye Care Team

Welcome to Chapel Hill Ophthalmology, your eye doctor in Chapel Hill. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your trust in our doctors and professional team, and highlight some of the services we provide. We first would like to explain the difference between a Chapel Hill Ophthalmologist and an optometrist or optician.

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What is an Ophthalmologist in Chapel Hill?

An ophthalmologist is a medical doctor who specializes in eye care. The difference between an ophthalmologists and optometrists and opticians is in their levels of training and in what they are qualified to treat. An ophthalmologist completes at least eight years of additional medical training and is licensed to practice medicine to treat all eye diseases and perform surgery. An ophthalmologist also can prescribe and fit eyeglasses and contact lenses. When you trust your vision to our ophthalmologist in Chapel Hill, you are getting the best eye care available in our area.

Meet Your Chapel Hill Eye Doctor

Our physicians, John H Wood, MD and David R Haas, MD are board certified ophthalmologists who provide both routine and advanced eye care for the entire family.

Dr. Wood has been a physician and surgeon with Chapel Hill Ophthalmology for over 20 years. He received his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University, and received the degree of Doctor of Medicine with Honors from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Dr. Haas has been providing comprehensive medical and surgical eye care at Chapel Hill Ophthalmology for over two decades. A Pennsylvania native, he graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and was awarded the Mullen Memorial Prize in Ophthalmology. Dr. Haas then completed a four year residency in ophthalmology, and internship at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. He practiced ophthalmology in Harrisburg for five years before coming to North Carolina.

Dr. Wood and Dr. Haas are supported by an amazing team of eye care professionals dedicated to bringing you superior vision care.

Services Offered by Your Chapel Hill Ophthalmologist

From extensive eye exams to Lasik and other forms of eye surgery, your Chapel Hill Ophthalmologist is fully qualified to take care of the vision of you and your family. We treat annoying Floaters in your field of vision and offer a complete optical shop with contacts and attractive frames.

Make an Appointment with a Chapel Hill Eye Doctor Today

We would appreciate the opportunity to serve as your eye doctor in Chapel Hill. Call us today and make an appointment today. Chapel Hill Ophthalmology is located at 110 Conner Drive, Suite 2, in Chapel Hill, NC.

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