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We found 6 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Lawrenceville, NJ.

Dr. Barry N Wasserman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
100 Canal Pointe Boulevard; Suite 112
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Barry Wasserman is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Wasserman completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Clinical interests for Dr. Wasserman include diplopia (double vision), thyroid problems, and strabismus. The average patient rating for Dr. Wasserman is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Wasserman is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care and Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, retinopathy of prematurity, hyperopia (farsightedness), eye problems

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Thyroid Problems, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Surgical Procedures, Strabismus, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Iftikhar Chaudhry is a surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. In addition to English, Dr. Chaudhry (or staff) speaks Urdu. His areas of expertise include the following: cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Chaudhry is professionally affiliated with Capital Health, Nazareth Hospital, and Temple University Hospital (TUH). Before performing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Chaudhry attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chaudhry is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Sydney Tyson's specialty is 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. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Voorhees Hospital and Princeton HealthCare System. Before completing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Tyson attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tyson is an in-network provider for Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2999 Princeton Pike; 2nd Floor
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Barnard Kaplan is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Kaplan's clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology and eye problems. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Georgetown University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Kaplan is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

Dr. John Arthur Epstein, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
419 N Harrison Street; Suite 104
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. John Epstein is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Epstein include thyroid problems, glaucoma, and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before completing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Epstein attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, anterior segment diseases, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Anterior Segment Diseases, Laser Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Refractive ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2999 Princeton Pike; 2nd Floor
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Karl Holzinger's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, Dr. Holzinger completed his residency training at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Holzinger include eye problems. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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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.