About C. Richard Blake
C. Richard Blake, M.D. is a Fellowship-Trained Glaucoma Specialist and Comprehensive Ophthalmologist.
Dr. Blake has extensive experience in the diagnosis, medical treatment and surgical treatment of all forms of glaucoma. He has been practice since 2005 after finishing his fellowship. In addition, he practices comprehensive ophthalmology, taking care of a wide variety eye issues, and regularly performs cataract surgery with the latest lenses and technology.
After Dr. Blake earned his undergraduate degree in Biology at Brown University, he received his M.D. degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. From there, he completed his Ophthalmology residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago and then completed a Glaucoma Fellowship at the University of Florida. He has published reports in several ophthalmology journals, and has traveled to Latin American countries as a visiting ophthalmologist.
Dr. Blake is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Pan-American Society of Ophthalmology, and the American Glaucoma Society.
Teaching Interests and Roles
Monthly lectures to ophthalmology residents
Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) reviews
Hosted undergraduate, medical student and rotating residents in clinic and surgery at the University of Florida
Have hosted international students from Japan and ChinaSponsored visiting international Ophthalmologists
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
- Adult cataract
Surgical techniques and participating in large multi-site glaucoma studies with innovative technology.