Auburn, Maine (PressExposure) March 22, 2009 -- Quality eye care and laser services are now nearer to Auburn residents with the opening of Riverside Eye Center facility at the Center Street, Auburn, Maine (ME), this week. Dr. Martin Whitaker announced the opening of Riverside Eye Center in Auburn with an aim to provide dedicated patient care using the latest technology. Riverside Eye Center is located at greater Lewiston, Bridgton, Naples, Lakes Region, and Auburn, Maine, under the medical direction of Martin Whitaker, M.D.
The Eye Center will provide comprehensive services to the patients which includes routine eye examinations, advanced cataract surgery using near vision multifocal lens implants such as the ReSTORÂ® Lens Implant, CrystalensÂ® Lens Implant, and the ReZoomâ¢ Lens Implant, as well as diagnosis and laser treatment of diabetic retinopathy, diagnosis, medical and laser treatment of glaucoma, diagnosis and treatment of macular degeneration including therapeutic injections of Avastin, Macugen and Lucentis and diagnosis and treatment of dry eyes.
âThis is an exciting time for eye care patients and our practice,â Martin Whitaker M.D., board-certified ophthalmologist, said. âThis custom-built facility allows us to practice at the forefront of ophthalmic technology and offer the latest in medical, surgical and laser eye care to our patients.â
As an engineer by training, Dr. Whitaker has a special interest in the application of new technology to diagnosis and treat eye problems and diseases and has incorporated many high technology testing instruments and treatment methods at Riverside Eye Center. These include diagnostic tools such as Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT) and retina treatments such as Avastin, Macugen and Lucentis Injections for macular degeneration.
âRiverside Eye Center is a contemporary facility with state-of-the-art equipment to best meet the eye care needs of our patients with cataract, diabetes, macular degeneration and glaucoma,â Dr. Whitaker said. âWe were fortunate to obtain this central location that offers convenient, ample parking and is easily accessible to all Androscoggin county residents.â
âAll of our staff has a long track record of commitment and dedication to vision care,â Dr. Whitaker said. âThe opening of our new facility greatly enhances our ability to meet patient needs. We look forward to offering leading-edge service to the Androscoggin and Oxford county areas for years to come.â
While the location is new but one can expect the commitment and dedication of highest standards from Riverside Eye Center to provide quality eye care services. âI really enjoy getting to know my patients well. Because of the relationships we develop, it is extremely gratifying when I can help to improve their visionâ states Dr. Whitaker. That is our mission today and tomorrow. I look forward to serving you, your family, and your friends for many years to come.
Riverside Eye Center in Auburn welcomes new patients to call 207-786-2500 to schedule an appointment. Patients can also learn more about Riverside Eye Centerâs services by going to our website http://www.riversideeyecenter.org.
About Dr. Martin Whitaker and Riverside Eye Center
Martin Whitaker, M.D. is the Founder and Medical Director of Riverside Eye Center in Auburn. Dr. Whitaker is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist who provides eye care for patients with cataracts, medical and laser treatment of glaucoma, medical and laser treatment of diabetic retinopathy, and management of macular degeneration. Dr. Whitaker received his Medical Degree from the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine and completed a Residency in Ophthalmology at the Eye Institute of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Whitaker is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology and Maine Medical Association.
Riverside Eye Center is a comprehensive eye care practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of medical and surgical diseases of the eye. We aim to provide state-of-the-art eye care with a personal touch. We offer Complete Eye Examinations, Diabetic Eye Care, Glaucoma Diagnosis and Treatment, Laser Surgery for the Retina and Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery and Lens Implants, Diagnosis and Treatment of Macular Degeneration, Eyelid Surgery and Strabismus (eye alignment) Surgery.