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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Richard K. Forster, M.D.

General Information

Richard K. Forster, M.D.

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Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Title

  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • The Richard K. Forster Chair in Corneal and External Ocular Diseases

Clinical Specialties

Corneal and External Diseases, Corneal Transplant Surgery, Anterior Segment Reconstruction and Secondary Intraocular Lenses

Clinical Areas

Corneal Diseases
Corneal Transplant Surgery
Anterior Segment Reconstruction 
Secondary Intraocular Lenses

Research Interests

Keratoplasty
Ocular microbiology

Education

A.B.
Dartmouth College

Hanover, NH

M.D.
Boston University School of Medicine

Boston, MA

Residency
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute University of Miami School of Medicine

Miami, FL

Corneal and External Diseases Fellowship
Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology

San Francisco, CA

Practice Locations

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at Palm Beach Gardens

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