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We found 15 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept United Healthcare HMO near Hamilton, NJ.

Dr. Robert Berg Penne, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2999 Princeton Pike; 2nd Floor
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Penne is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and then he performed his residency at Wills Eye Institute. Dr. Penne's clinical interests include plastic surgery procedures and eye problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Penne is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Penne has received professional recognition including the following: 'Top Docs'; Philadelphia Magazine 2002 - Main Line Health; and Philadelphia Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, and Princeton HealthCare System. Dr. Penne is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures, Eye Problems

Dr. Iftikhar Manzoor Chaudhry, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Ophthalmology
1725 Klockner Road
Hamilton Square, NJ
 

Dr. Iftikhar Chaudhry's medical specialty is surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Chaudhry's clinical interests include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Chaudhry (or staff) speaks Urdu. Dr. Chaudhry is affiliated with Capital Health, Nazareth Hospital, and Temple University Hospital (TUH). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

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

Dr. Darmakusuma Ie, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Diseases
4 Princess Road; Suite 101
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Darmakusuma Ie's medical specialty is pediatric ophthalmology and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Ie's areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, glaucoma, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). He is professionally affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. He is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. He trained at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute for his residency. Dr. Ie is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and QualCare. Dr. Ie welcomes new patients.

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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
4 Princess Road; Suite 101
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lipkowitz's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). These areas are among Dr. Lipkowitz's clinical interests: macular degeneration, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and scleral buckle. His professional affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and QualCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lipkowitz welcomes new patients.

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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. Sydney Lyle Tyson, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2999 Princeton Pike; 2nd Floor
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Sydney Tyson practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Tyson include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and eye problems. Patients rated Dr. Tyson highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His education and training includes medical school at Harvard Medical School and residency at Wills Eye Institute. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital and Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
5401 Old York Road, Klein Building; S-205
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Vincent Young's specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in glaucoma, laser surgery, and cataracts. Dr. Young is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Young obtained his medical school training at Temple University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Scheie Eye Institute. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma, Laser Surgery

Dr. Kekul Bharat Shah, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4 Princess Road; Suite 101
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Kekul Shah's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Dr. Shah is especially interested in macular degeneration, photodynamic therapy (PDT), and scleral buckle. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah's hospital/clinic affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. He 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)

Dr. Guy Scott Mullin, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4 Princess Road; Suite 202
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Guy Mullin's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: macular degeneration, thyroid problems, and anterior uveitis (iritis). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mullin honors. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Mullin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System and St. Mary Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, uveitis, glaucoma, anterior segment diseases, anterior uveitis (iritis), eye trauma, diabetic retinopathy, hyperopia (farsightedness), eye problems, dry eye syndrome, cataracts, cornea problems

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Dry Eye Syndrome, Eye Trauma, Cataract Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Chirag S Shah, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2999 Princeton Pike; Suite 1
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Chirag Shah's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he performed his residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute, NYU Langone Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, macular degeneration, and scleral buckle. Dr. Shah is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, QualCare, and more. He is affiliated with Capital Health and Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, strabismus, eye trauma, dry eye syndrome, cataracts, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases), glaucoma, retinopathy, anterior segment diseases, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, hyperopia (farsightedness), eye problems, cornea problems

All Interests: Scleral Buckle, Retinopathy, Eye Trauma, Cataract Surgery, Anterior Segment Diseases, Eye Exam, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
3705 Quakerbridge Road; Suite 206
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Raquel Empedrad specializes in allergy & immunology. Dr. Empedrad's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Empedrad is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Empedrad is a graduate of Cebu Institute of Medicine and Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine. Dr. Empedrad's training includes a residency program at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Empedrad is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Alec Belecanech, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
3705 Quakerbridge Road; Suite 206
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. George Belecanech's medical specialty is adult allergy & immunology. Before performing his residency at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center, Dr. Belecanech attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Belecanech include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Belecanech takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Recognized as a "Top Doc" by South Jersey Magazine. His professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc Fred Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
3705 Quakerbridge Road; Suite 206
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein is a medical specialist in adult allergy & immunology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Goldstein include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Goldstein is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Goldstein graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for his residency. He has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized in Courier Post's 2008 Best of South Jersey Doctors; and Recognized in Delaware Valley Consumers 2007 Best Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald Jeffrey Dvorin, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
3705 Quakerbridge Road; Suite 206
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Donald Dvorin is a medical specialist in allergy & immunology. Dr. Dvorin obtained his medical school training at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation and performed his residency at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Dvorin is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Irene Christa Haralabatos, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
3705 Quakerbridge Road; Suite 206
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Irene Haralabatos is an allergist and immunologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Haralabatos include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Haralabatos attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Her professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
3705 Quakerbridge Road; Suite 206
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Nancy Gordon's specialty is allergy & immunology. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Gordon trained at Temple University Hospital. These areas are among her clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Gordon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

All Interests: Eczema, Conjunctivitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Nasal Polyps, Food Allergy, ... (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.