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We found 5 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Aetna Managed Choice near Los Gatos, CA.

Dr. Yichieh Shiuey, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1129 Cabot Place
San Jose, CA
 

Dr. Yichieh Shiuey is an ophthalmologist in San Jose, CA and Sunnyvale, CA. In his practice, Dr. Shiuey focuses on refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and anterior segment diseases. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shiuey honors. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Shiuey speaks Mandarin and Taiwanese. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Dr. John Patrick Connolly III, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
15720 Winchester Boulevard; 2nd Floor
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. John Connolly's medical specialty is plastic surgery. After completing medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Dr. Connolly performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Areas of expertise for Dr. Connolly include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Connolly's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eyelid problems

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Eyelid Problems, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Julia A Cronin, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
15400 Los Gatos Boulevard; 1st Floor
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. Julia Cronin is a pediatric allergist and immunologist in Los Gatos, CA and Mountain View, CA. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters. Dr. Cronin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

All Interests: Atopic Dermatitis, Conjunctivitis, Food Allergy, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Skin Issues, Asthma, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Ray Talley, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
15720 Winchester Boulevard; Suite 202
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. John Talley's areas of specialization are hand surgery and head & neck plastic surgery; he sees patients in Los Gatos, CA and Mountain View, CA. Dr. Talley has indicated that his clinical interests include plastic surgery procedures. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Talley speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Good Samaritan Hospital, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , eyelid problems

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Eyelid Problems, Injectable Fillers, Burns, Facelift, Skin Cancer, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Hsiao-Kung Feng, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy & Immunology, Internal Medicine
15400 Los Gatos Boulevard; 1st Floor
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. Charles Feng works as a pediatric allergist and immunologist. In addition to English, Dr. Feng (or staff) speaks Mandarin and Spanish. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Before performing his residency at Scripps Clinic, Dr. Feng attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Feng's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

All Interests: Drug Allergy, Immunodeficiency, Atopic Dermatitis, Conjunctivitis, Food Allergy, Eosinophilic ... (Read more)

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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.