Richard Watson, M.D., joins Retina Service at Mass. Eye and Ear

October 04, 2016

Boston, Mass. — Richard Watson, M.D., a board-certified ophthalmologist, recently joined Mass. Eye and Ear after completing a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the West Virginia University Eye Institute.

Dr. Watson will see patients at Mass. Eye and Ear’s Plainville (30 Man Mar Dr., Plainville, MA), Providence (One Randall Square, Providence, RI), and East Bridgewater (400 N. Bedford St., East Bridgewater, MA) locations.

Dr. Watson earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, where he also completed his ophthalmology residency. His clinical and research interests include age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, retinal vein occlusion, epiretinal membrane, retinal detachment, macular holes and diseases of the retina and vitreous. He is currently involved with several clinical trials related to age-related macular degeneration and geographic atrophy. Other research areas include imaging and telemedicine initiatives.

To Make an Appointment:
617-573-3202 (East Bridgewater) or 508-695-9550 (Plainville and Providence)

Media Contact:
Suzanne Day
Media Relations, Mass. Eye and Ear

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