Dr. Fred Orlando

Ophthalmology
Pittsfield, MA
35 years experience male

Locations

Berkshire Eye Center

Pittsfield

Address

740 Williams Street, Pittsfield
Directions

Practice website

Fax

4134482727

About

Bio

Full time ophthalmologist in practice since 1990. Fellowship trained in glaucoma. I regularly perform cataract surgery.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Ophthalmology, Board Certified

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

65 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Orlando
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Vision and Care: Rigid contacts can provide better vision as they replace the eye's surface with a perfectly curved one. Soft lenses assume the shape of the eye and do ... Read More
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1 comment
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Orlando
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Sounds like dryness: If both eyes feel sharp prickly pains and are uncomfortable - and more so with contacts, it is likely due to lack of sufficient tears. Treatment optio ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Orlando
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Avoid red eye drops: Whites of eyes discolor usually from the blood vessels enlarging, making the eyes bloodshot. An exception is yellowing (jaundice) from liver disease. ... Read More
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2 thanks

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Sep 10, 2013
Accurate answers. Highly recommend.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Orlando is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Orlando is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! The specifics of your reply are appreciated. Bye!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

LENOX HILL HOSPITAL

Affiliations

Board certified in Ophthalmology.
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