We found 4 pediatric ophthalmologists who accept CIGNA Commercial HMO near San Ramon, CA.

Dr. Rona Zel Silkiss, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology
2301 Camino Ramon; Suite 104
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Rona Silkiss' specialties are ophthalmic plastic surgery and pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Silkiss's patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Her clinical interests include eyelid surgery, lipoma excision, and collagen injections. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. She attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Silkiss trained at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Jules Stein Eye Institute. Dr. Silkiss has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Silkiss (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Cantonese. Dr. Silkiss's professional affiliations include Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Washington Hospital Healthcare System. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Selim Taylan Koseoglu, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
2301 Camino Ramon; Suite 104
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Selim Koseoglu, who practices in Oakland, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, and Brentwood, CA, is a medical specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. Clinical interests for Dr. Koseoglu include strabismus. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Koseoglu's education and training includes medical school at Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Koseoglu (or staff) speaks Turkish. In addition, he offers language support for Cantonese, Mandarin, and Filipino-speaking patients.

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Dr. William Vance Good, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
5401 Norris Canyon Road; Suite 100
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. William Good practices pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Good speaks French. He is especially interested in eye problems. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Marin General Hospital. Dr. Good obtained his medical school training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Good include: San Francisco Super Doctors and [415] Top Doctor, Marin Magazine. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Eye Problems

Dr. Gordon Humphreys Smith, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
2440 Camino Ramon; Suite 129
San Ramon, CA
 

Dr. Gordon Smith is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Smith include strabismus. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Smith is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine and a graduate of UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion's residency program. He is conversant in German. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. Dr. Smith is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus Surgery, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Tear Duct Probing, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye ... (Read more)

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What is Pediatric Ophthalmology?

Pediatric ophthalmologists are doctors that care for children’s eyes. Since vision is not fully developed until the age of twelve, problems with children’s eyes and vision are much different than problems with adult eyes. The youngest patients may not be able to communicate about their vision clearly or cooperate with exams like an grown-up would. In addition, if issues are treated effectively in childhood, it can often improve healthy vision as an adult. For all these reasons, pediatric ophthalmologists are important partners when it comes to kids’ eye health.

Pediatric ophthalmology is about more than just prescribing glasses. Some of the issues treated by pediatric ophthalmologists include:
  • Amblyopia, or lazy eye
  • Eye alignment problems, such as strabismus
  • Refractive errors, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness
  • Congenital cataracts, when a baby is born with a cloudy lens in the eye
  • Eye injuries
  • Vision problems caused by health issues that affect the whole body, such as juvenile diabetes or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Often, when adults are diagnosed with strabismus (eyes that are crossed or turn in different directions) they will be treated by a pediatric ophthalmologist, even though they are not children. Adult ophthalmologists seldom encounter strabismus, and pediatric ophthalmologists learn the techniques for treating strabismus are during their medical training. Since pediatric ophthalmologists have more experience with strabismus, they are the best choice even for adults.

Some of the treatments used by pediatric ophthalmologists include:
  • Prescription lenses, including glasses and contacts
  • Prescription medications to treat infections or inflammation
  • Other medical treatments, such as eye patches, tear duct massage, or eye exercises
  • Surgical procedures, such as those to repair blocked tear ducts or correct eye alignment
  • Laser treatments for retinopathy

Not being able to see well can make many parts of a child’s life difficult. Pediatric ophthalmologists work to protect your children’s vision now and into the future.
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