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We found 4 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Aetna Bronze HMO near Flemington, NJ.

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Dr. Angana Nayan Pandya, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
6 Minneakoning Road
Flemington, NJ
 

Dr. Angana Shah's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of expertise for Dr. Shah include macular degeneration, thyroid problems, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Devon Health Services are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah honors. Before performing her residency at UPMC Presbyterian, Dr. Shah attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. Dr. Shah is conversant in Gujarati. She is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinopathy, anterior segment diseases, eye trauma, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Scleral Buckle, Retinopathy, Eye Trauma, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Darmakusuma Ie, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Diseases
31 North Office Centre; 121 Highway 31, Suite 700
Flemington, NJ
 

Dr. Darmakusuma Ie is a physician who specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Before completing his residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute, Dr. Ie attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Ie include macular degeneration, glaucoma, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and QualCare, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Ie is professionally affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinopathy, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, eye problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Scleral Buckle, Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Eye Problems, Retina ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Leonard Lipkowitz, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
31 North Office Center; 121 Hwy 31, Suite 700
Flemington, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lipkowitz is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lipkowitz include macular degeneration, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and scleral buckle. Dr. Lipkowitz's hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and QualCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, retinopathy, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, eye problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Scleral Buckle, Retinopathy, Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kekul Bharat Shah, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
31 North Office Centre; 121 Hwy. 31, Suite 700
Flemington, NJ
 

Dr. Kekul Shah's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). These areas are among his clinical interests: macular degeneration, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and scleral buckle. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation. Dr. Shah graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. He is affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Shah has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, retinopathy, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, eye problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Scleral Buckle, Retinopathy, Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, ... (Read more)

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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.