Dr. Harvey Fishman

Ophthalmology
Palo Alto, CA
21 years experience male

Locations

FishmanVision

Palo Alto, CA

Address

706 Webster St., Palo Alto, CA
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Medicare

About

Bio

Dr. Fishman is a comprehensive ophthalmologist providing personalized eye care for patients in the Bay Area, Santa Cruz, and Northern California. Dr. Fishman is an Eye Physician and Surgeon specializing in dry eye disease and is running two clinical trials involving dry eye disease. One investigation involves light sensitivity and photophobia and the other clinical trial deals with a novel method to measure gene expression in dry eye patients. As a comprehensive ophthalmologist and anterior segment surgeon, Dr. Fishman offers full comprehensive eye care including the treatment of glaucoma, corneal and external diseases, eyelid disease as well as diabetic and macular degeneration screening, same day emergency visits, and prescriptions.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

136 Answers
145 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harvey Fishman
21 years experience Ophthalmology
For residual tag: Occasionally a tag from the laser capsule can occlude the visual axis. In these case, the remnant capsule can be lasered again.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harvey Fishman
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Decreased contrast: Decrease in contrast sensitivity (CS) with conditions like macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy or even previous optic neuritis can also play a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harvey Fishman
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Precise: In my hands , femtosecond cataract surgery offers precision that can exceed current techniques . Most impressive is the ability to perform corneal in ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fishman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fishman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Stanford University School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

Stanford Hospital
Completed 2005

Affiliations

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology
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