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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1701 N Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Clewner is an ophthalmologist. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary's residency program. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Clewner honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He has received distinctions including 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 sees patients in Boca Raton, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is especially interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and anterior segment diseases. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Aker is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include 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. Ann Kasten's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Her areas of expertise consist of 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, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at SUNY Upstate Medical University and performed her residency 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
1445 Nw Boca Raton Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Jill Rodila specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Miami, FL and Boca Raton, FL. Dr. Rodila's areas of clinical interest consist of cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford. For her residency, Dr. Rodila trained at Albany Medical Center.

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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
1701 N Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. William Kelly is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Boca Raton, FL. He graduated from New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Kelly's clinical interests include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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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.