Shawn C. Putman, MD provides comprehensive ophthalmology care in Rocky Mount and Wilson. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland and continued his post-graduate training in ophthalmology at Case Western Reserve University as well.
Dr. Putman specializes in cataract surgery, glaucoma medical and surgical care, eyelid plastic surgery. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Putman is available for appointments at our Rocky Mount and Wilson offices.
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. Since ophthalmologists perform operations on eyes, they are both surgical and medical specialists. A multitude of diseases and conditions can be diagnosed from the eye.