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Dr. Seema Vishnu Sundaram, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1400 E Palomar Street
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Seema Sundaram's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sundaram takes. Dr. Sundaram graduated from Calicut Medical College. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for her residency. She is conversant in Tamil. She is affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. Dr. Sundaram is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Nasrin N Mani, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
835 Third Avenue; Suite A
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Nasrin Mani specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). She speaks Persian. These areas are among her clinical interests: macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Mani is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp HealthCare. She attended Meharry Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Vanderbilt Eye Institute. The average patient rating for Dr. Mani is 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mani accepts. Dr. Mani welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, eye problems

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Dr. Gayle C Howard, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
681 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Gayle Howard's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Her areas of expertise consist of glaucoma, cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and diabetic retinopathy. Her professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Howard honors. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Howard attended Duke University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems

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Dr. Arthur C Perry, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
681 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Arthur Perry specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in La Jolla, CA and Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Perry studied medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Perry include macular degeneration, plastic surgery procedures, and glaucoma. Dr. Perry's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS), Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, and Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems

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Dr. Gary M Jacobs, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
681 3rd Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Gary Jacobs is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Jacobs's clinical interests include macular degeneration, LASIK, and cornea transplant (keratoplasty). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Jacobs trained at the University of Maryland Medical Center for residency. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems

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Dr. Barry M Scher, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
681 Third Avenue
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Barry Scher specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among Dr. Scher's clinical interests: macular degeneration, microsurgery, and glaucoma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) and Sharp HealthCare. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Scher welcomes new patients. He attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Bellevue Hospital Center.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy

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Dr. Maria E Castillejos, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
342 F Street
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Maria Castillejos' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Her areas of expertise consist of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and laser surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Castillejos accepts. She obtained her medical school training at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine and performed her residency at Brooklyn Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Castillejos is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

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Dr. Dawn Marie Kim De Castro-Marceau, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
342 F Street
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Dawn Marie De Castro works as an eye plastic surgeon. Patients gave Dr. De Castro an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She has a special interest in plastic surgery procedures and eye problems. She is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. After attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, Dr. De Castro completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Manuel Puig-Llano, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
276 Church Avenue; Suite E
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Manuel Puig-Llano sees patients in Chula Vista, CA. His medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Puig-Llano include macular degeneration, microsurgery, and glaucoma. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. He graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Puig-Llano's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Puig-Llano (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and German. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Puig-Llano is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinal detachment, eye problems, cornea problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1400 East Palomar Street
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Lina Amini works as an ophthalmologist in Chula Vista, CA. Her areas of expertise consist of glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. She is professionally affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. Dr. Amini accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Amini graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Amini completed a residency program at UNC Hospitals. Dr. Amini has received professional recognition including the following: Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Rising Stars. She speaks Persian.

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All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. David Castillejos-Rios, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
342 F Street
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. David Castillejos-Rios practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Castillejos-Rios (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Portuguese. His areas of expertise include macular degeneration, refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), and glaucoma. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Montreal, Dr. Castillejos-Rios attended medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Castillejos-Rios's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems

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Dr. Sarjan H Patel, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2220 E Plaza Boulevard; #h
National City, CA
 

Dr. Sarjan Patel sees patients in San Diego, CA, Alpine, CA, and Escondido, CA. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests include macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Patel honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He welcomes new patients. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Dr. Glenn Cook, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
801 Orange Avenue; Suite 204
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Glenn Cook sees patients in La Mesa, CA and Coronado, CA. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Dr. Cook completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). These areas are among his clinical interests: macular degeneration, glaucoma, and LASIK. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Cook honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Cook is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
865 3rd Avenue; Suite 121
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Martin Rajsbaum's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataract surgery. His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Rajsbaum takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Rajsbaum graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Michael Reese Hospital. Dr. Rajsbaum (or staff) is conversant in Filipino, Spanish, and Russian.

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Dr. Frank Fonted Tsai, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1400 East Palomar Street
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Frank Tsai specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in La Jolla, CA, Chula Vista, CA, and San Diego, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tsai include macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tsai is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Tsai is professionally affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment

Dr. John Jairo Duque, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
480 4th Avenue; Suite 316
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. John Duque is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Chula Vista, CA. His clinical interests include ulcers, general care, and liver disease. Dr. Duque is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine for his residency. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Duque is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Duque's practice is open to new patients.

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What are Eye Problems?

Almost every moment that we are awake, we rely on our eyes to navigate and interact with the world around us. But we rarely give our eyes much thought. The truth is, the eyes are amazing, complex and delicate organs. Millions of people every year have problems with their eyes. Some of the most common eye problems are refractive disorders, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Refractive disorders happen when the shape of your eye doesn’t let you focus very precisely. You might be myopic (nearsighted), hyperopic (farsighted), or have an astigmatism, which is a focus problem caused by the cornea. Refractive disorders can be corrected by glasses or contacts.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. It happens when fluid pressure builds up within the eye and damages the optic nerve. It is treated with medications and surgery.

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. The retina is tissue at the back of the eye that is filled with numerous, tiny blood vessels. When diabetes damages these delicate blood vessels, they burst or leak, leading to blind spots and blurred vision. Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with laser therapy and surgery, but often vision cannot be restored.

Macular degeneration is common in older adults. The macula is the central part of the retina and is responsible for crisp center vision. Over time, the cells in the macula begin to die, making central vision blurry. An early symptom of macular degeneration is that straight lines appear wavy.

Cataracts happen when the clear lens in the front of the eye becomes cloudy, making things look blurry or faded. They are extremely common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have had a cataract. In early stages, prescription glasses and magnifying lenses can help. As the cataracts get worse, surgery to replace the lens may be the best option.

More than just one of the five senses, we rely heavily on our eyes to communicate, work, and get around every day. It’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your vision stays in good shape for years to come.