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We found 10 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 101 near Taunton, MA.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Tony Pira is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Boston, MA and Taunton, MA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in comprehensive ophthalmology. He is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). Dr. Pira takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Pira's practice is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Pira attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Pira include: Director of Adult Ophthalmologic Services, Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center Eye Clinic, 2004-2008.; Associate Residency Program Director, Boston University Department of Opthalmology, 2008-2011.; and Outstanding Clinical Instructor, Boston University Dept of Ophthalmology. Dr. Pira offers interpreting services for his patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Eye Problems

Dr. Jean E Ramsey, MPH, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Jean Ramsey is an ophthalmologist in Taunton, MA and Boston, MA. Her areas of clinical interest consist of amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, and comprehensive ophthalmology. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Ramsey is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and a graduate of Tufts Medical Center's residency program. She has received distinctions including Magna Cum Laude, B.U. School of Medicine; President Mass Soc of Eye Physician Surg 03-05; and Vice-President of BUSM Alpha Omega Alpha. In addition to English, Dr. Ramsey (or staff) speaks Spanish, Chinese, and Haitian Creole. Dr. Ramsey's professional affiliations include Good Samaritan Medical Center (Brockton, MA) and Boston Medical Center (BMC). She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1 Washington Street
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Scott Corin works as an ophthalmologist. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. Dr. Corin is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. His distinctions include: Aao; Ny State Regents Scholarship In Medicine; Nsf Research Grant; and Chairman; Behavioral Sceince Review Committee. Dr. Corin (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Korean, and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anne's Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Corin's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Plastic Surgery Procedures

Dr. Steven D Ness, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Steven Ness works as a retina specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ness include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. His professional affiliations include Boston Medical Center (BMC) and VA Boston Healthcare System. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is closed to new patients at this time. Before performing his residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Ness attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

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

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

Dr. Babak Eliassi Rad, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Babak Eliassi-Rad specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Taunton, MA and Boston, MA. His areas of expertise consist of glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Eliassi-Rad performed his residency at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Clinical Instructor of Year - Boston University Department of Ophthalmology. In addition to English, Dr. Eliassi-Rad (or staff) speaks Persian. He also offers interpreting services for his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Surgery, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Mary Daly is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Taunton, MA, Boston, MA, and Jamaica Plain, MA. She is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC) and VA Boston Healthcare System. She is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Daly trained at Wilmer Eye Institute. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Daly include: Moorfields Fellowship Stipend, 2002-2003; 3rd Place, American College of Eye Surgeons; and Bloomberg Memorial. She is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cataracts, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataracts, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Donna Siracuse-Lee specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Taunton, MA, Boston, MA, and Jamaica Plain, MA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Siracuse-Lee include anterior segment diseases. Her professional affiliations include Boston Medical Center (BMC) and VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Siracuse-Lee attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute for residency. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received the distinction of **Certified in Cornea and Refractive Surgery**. Dr. Siracuse-Lee is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Corneal Surgery, Anterior Segment Diseases

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Alexander Levine is an ophthalmologist. Dr. Levine has indicated that his clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology. He is affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then he performed his residency at Boston Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Levine speaks French.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Hyunjoo Jean Lee, PhD, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Hyunjoo Lee's areas of specialization are general practice and ophthalmology (eye disease); she sees patients in Boston, MA and Taunton, MA. Dr. Lee takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Boston Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Lee speaks French. She is professionally affiliated with Boston Medical Center (BMC). She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , keratoconus, cataracts

All Interests: Cornea Transplant, Cataracts, Keratoconus, Infections

Dr. Rachel H Robbins, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 Bay Street; Suite 201
Taunton, MA
 

Dr. Rachel Robbins practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Robbins is affiliated with Good Samaritan Medical Center (Brockton, MA) and Boston Medical Center (BMC). She studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Robbins completed a residency program at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinction: Gold Award in Humanism. Dr. Robbins is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Retina Problems, Glaucoma

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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.