Are you experiencing night driving problems? Are colors fading? If you are over the age of 50 years old you may be experiencing the onset of cataracts. Our doctors are skilled board certified cataract surgeons located in Portland, Maine. Our doctors take great pride in educating patients about their best options for success after cataract surgery. Please feel free to review our website to learn about new technology lens implants.
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If you are seeking LASIK in Portland, Maine we are happy to help you learn about LASIK and your candidacy potential for this eye surgery. Please feel free to take our short LASIK self-evaluation test to get on the path to better vision. After taking this test you will be contacted by Maine Eye Center if you meet the pre-requisite requirements. All LASIK candidates will be required to undergo a pre-operative eye exam before candidacy is approved.
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Frank W. Read, M.D. has been practicing ophthalmology in Portland since 1971, with special emphasis on cataract surgery and glaucoma management. He graduated from Williams College and Tufts Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Stanford University. Dr. Read is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Read served as the Chief of Ophthalmology at Maine Medical Center for 15 years, and is a past president of the Maine Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. He also is an Associate Clinical Professor at the Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Read has hospital privileges at Maine Medical Center and Mercy Hospital in Portland and at Memorial Hospital and Androscoggin Valley Hospital in New Hampshire.
Annually, Dr. Read participates in a medical mission to the western highlands of Guatemala, where he donates his time along with other volunteers from the Maine Eye Center staff, providing much needed medical eye treatment and surgery to the indigenous people of the region. Dr. Read is an avid golfer and resides in Cumberland with his wife Nancy.