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Dr. Marc Lieberman

Ophthalmology
San Francisco, CA
46 years experience

Locations

Office

San Francisco, CA

Address

1515 Scott Street, Suite #2, San Francisco, CA
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About

Bio

"Dr Marc" is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at University California San Francisco, and Director of Glaucoma Services at California Pacific Medical Center. He has authored major textbooks and articles on Glaucoma. He is also Founder & Executive Director of the TIBET VISION PROJECT, a medical non-profit organization training Tibetan eye teams in modern cataract surgery since 1995 throughout Tibet. This work was recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology with its '2003 Humanitarian of the Year Award.'

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

5 Answers
16 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Lieberman
Ophthalmology 46 years experience
Continued monitoring: Technically glaucoma is optic nerve damage, which can painlessly & gradually cause vision loss (as tested with a 'visual field' test). Such damage usu... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Lieberman
Ophthalmology 46 years experience
Consistent follow-up: Vision loss from glaucoma is often subtle at first.. But with significant damage, loss may rapidly worsen. Consistent, regular care is essential. The ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Lieberman
Ophthalmology 46 years experience
No: Usually this sad question arises when an eye has already lost a great deal of vision to glaucoma damage. When advanced, glaucoma painlessly destroys t... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Lieberman
Ophthalmology 46 years experience
Risk factors are...: Family/ethnicity are important. Those at highest risk for open-angle glaucoma have a sibling with glaucoma; or a parent. African-americans and hispani... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Lieberman
Ophthalmology 46 years experience
No: In glaucoma, three parameters must be carefully measured & monitored— the pressure in the eye, the damage to the optic nerve, and the extent of vision... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lieberman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lieberman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1976MD
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