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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1701 N Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Clewner is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Boca Raton, FL. Patient reviews placed Dr. Clewner at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Clewner include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases, external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Anterior Segment Diseases, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1445 Nw Boca Raton Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Alan Aker is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Aker's areas of clinical interest consist of cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and anterior segment diseases. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Aker attended New York Medical College for medical school. Patient ratings for Dr. Aker average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the following distinctions: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1445 Nw Boca Raton Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Jill Rodila's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). She has a special interest in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Rodila graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and then she performed her residency at Albany Medical Center. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1445 Nw Boca Raton Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Ann Kasten practices ophthalmology (eye disease). In her practice, she is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and anterior segment diseases. Dr. Kasten is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University. For her residency, Dr. Kasten trained at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center and Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1701 N Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. William Kelly is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Boca Raton, FL. His areas of expertise consist of glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Kelly accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York Medical College and a graduate of St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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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.