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Specializes in Ophthalmology
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Claudia Richter sees patients in Waltham, MA, Plymouth, MA, and Boston, MA. Her medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Richter is 4.5 stars out of 5. In her practice, Dr. Richter focuses on glaucoma, comprehensive ophthalmology, and cataracts. Dr. Richter is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Richter attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Her medical residency was performed at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She has received the following distinctions: Boston Super Doctors; Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Honor Award 1993, Amer Academy Of Ophthalmology; and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Richter (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Russian. Dr. Richter is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, anterior segment diseases, cataracts

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Jeffrey Scott Heier, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Heier works as a retina specialist in Boston, MA and Plymouth, MA. Patient ratings for Dr. Heier average 5.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in diabetic retinopathy. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Heier graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Boston Super Doctors; President, Ctr for Eye Research and Education; and Honor Award, American Academy Of Ophth. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Heier is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Diabetic Retinopathy, Retina Problems

Dr. Michael Brian Raizman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Michael Raizman is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Raizman's areas of clinical interest consist of anterior segment diseases, cataract surgery, and cornea problems. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Raizman accepts. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for residency. Dr. Raizman's distinctions include: "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine; "Top Doctor," U.S. News & World Report; and Boston Super Doctors. He offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Raizman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Massachusetts General Hospital and Tufts Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Anterior Segment Diseases, Laser Treatment, Cornea Problems, Vision Problems

Dr. Tina Scheufele Cleary, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Tina Cleary is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. In her practice, Dr. Cleary focuses on macular hole, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy. She is professionally affiliated with Beverly Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Tufts Health Plan. She is open to new patients. Dr. Cleary's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Her distinctions include: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Gamma Chapters; Southwestern Medical Foundation Scholarship; and Award. In addition to English, she speaks German.

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Relevant Interests: , macular hole, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Hole, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Vitreous ... (Read more)

Specializes in Ophthalmology
Zero Emerson Place; Suite 2a
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Kevin Kaufman, who practices in Brookline, MA and Boston, MA, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Kaufman average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kaufman's clinical interests encompass glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Kaufman's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He has received the distinction of Visiting Professor, Charles University, Prague. Dr. Kaufman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Dr. Mitchell Brent Strominger, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology
750 Washington Street; Box 450
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Mitchell Strominger, who practices in Boston, MA, is a medical specialist in pediatric ophthalmology and neuro-ophthalmology. Dr. Strominger (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Chinese, and Russian. He studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Strominger's distinctions include: Boston Super Doctors and American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus

All Interests: Strabismus

Dr. Samir A Melki, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1101 Beacon Street; Suite 6w
Brookline, MA
 

Dr. Samir Melki specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Brookline, MA and Lawrence, MA. In addition to English, Dr. Melki (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. His areas of expertise include the following: LASIK, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Melki is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Dr. Melki is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a graduate of Georgetown University Medical Center's residency program. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Tufts Health Plan. He has received distinctions including Worthen Center Award; For Excellence In Eyecare; and Runner-up, ASCRS video festival, Refractive Complications, San Diego CA. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Botox Injection, Refractive Surgery, Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK, Cornea ... (Read more)

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
50 Staniford St.suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Michael Morley's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Morley's areas of clinical interest consist of macular hole, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Morley is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Boston University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute. He has received the following distinctions: Humanism In Medicine Award Nominee Harvard Medical School; Fulbright Specialist Program; and Aids Action Committee Award.

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Relevant Interests: , macular hole, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Hole, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Vitreous ... (Read more)

Dr. James W Hung, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. James Hung is an ophthalmologist in Boston, MA, Beverly, MA, and Plymouth, MA. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He trained at Georgetown University Hospital for his residency. Dr. Hung's clinical interests encompass glaucoma and cataracts. Dr. Hung's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Mandarin. He is affiliated with Beverly Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Jay S Duker, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
800 Washington Street; #450
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Jay Duker is a retina specialist in Boston, MA and Wellesley Hills, MA. In his practice, Dr. Duker focuses on surgical procedures, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases), and eye cancer. Dr. Duker is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He trained at Wills Eye Institute for his residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Duker include: Boston Super Doctors; "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine; and "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in his specialty, U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Duker offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases), eye cancer

All Interests: Retina Problems, Surgical Procedures, Eye Cancer

Specializes in Ophthalmology
50 Staniford Street; Floor 6
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Mami Iwamoto practices ophthalmology (eye disease). She graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and then she performed her residency at Wilmer Eye Institute. Her clinical interests include thyroid problems, eye problems, and botox injection. Dr. Iwamoto accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received the distinction of Other Specialties: Oculoplastic Surgery Neuro-Ophthalmology. Dr. Iwamoto's professional affiliations include Mount Auburn Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eyelid problems, eye problems

All Interests: Eyelid Problems, Facial Problems, Surgical Procedures, Eye Problems, Thyroid Problems, Botox ... (Read more)

Specializes in Ophthalmology
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Bradford Shingleton is an ophthalmologist. Before performing his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Dr. Shingleton attended the University of Michigan Medical School. His clinical interests include glaucoma and cataracts. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Shingleton has received professional recognition including the following: Boston Super Doctors; Charles B Cannon Memorial Prize Senior Book Prize Graduate With Honors, Univ Michigan Med Schl; and Summa Cum Laude Graduate, Princeton Univ. He is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Shingleton's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Laser Treatment, Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Laura C Fine, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Laura Fine works as an ophthalmologist in Boston, MA, Waltham, MA, and Plymouth, MA. Patient ratings for Dr. Fine average 4.5 stars out of 5. In her practice, Dr. Fine focuses on glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Fine is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Fine accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Tufts Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Distinctions awarded to Dr. Fine include: Phi Beta Kappa Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship 2002-3 and Oliver Memorial Prize-Best Ophthalmology Student At University Of Pennsylvania.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Dr. Peter Augustus Rapoza, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Peter Rapoza, who practices in Boston, MA, Danvers, MA, and Waltham, MA, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), dry eyes, and cornea transplant (keratoplasty). Dr. Rapoza honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Outstanding Faculty Contribution To Residency Education; Honor Award, American Academy Of Ophthalmology; and Joseph A Capps Award. Dr. Rapoza's hospital/clinic affiliations include Beverly Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Tufts Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , dry eyes, cataracts

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery, Dry Eyes, Cornea Transplant, Cataracts

Dr. Chirag P Shah, MPH, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
50 Staniford Street; Suite 600
Boston, MA
 

Dr. Chirag Shah specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) and practices in Boston, MA, Waltham, MA, and Sandwich, MA. His areas of expertise consist of macular hole, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shah is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and performed his residency at Wills Eye Institute and Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Shah has received distinctions including American Academy of Ophthalmology Secretariat Award and Ronald Michels Retina Fellowship Award. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , macular hole, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Hole, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Retinal ... (Read more)

Dr. OIne McCabe, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
281 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA
 

Dr. Oine McCabe specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and practices in Lexington, MA, Arlington, MA, and Concord, MA. Her clinical interests include strabismus. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Winchester Hospital, Emerson Hospital, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). After completing medical school at Albany Medical College, Dr. McCabe performed her residency at Tufts Medical Center. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. McCabe is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Other Specialty: Pediatric Ophthalmology. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

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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.
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