We found 4 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Medicare near Mays Landing, NJ.

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Dr. Jason E Hsu, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1417 Cantillon Boulevard
Mays Landing, NJ
 

Dr. Jason Hsu's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Hsu's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Scheie Eye Institute. His clinical interests include retinoblastoma and retina surgery. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Hsu is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Abington Health, and Cooper University Health Care. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , retinoblastoma

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Retina Surgery

Dr. Angana Nayan Pandya, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
Shore Health Park; 5401 Harding Highway (rt. 40)
Mays Landing, NJ
 

Dr. Angana Shah practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Shah's areas of expertise include macular degeneration, thyroid problems, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). She is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Devon Health Services, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah obtained her medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed her residency at UPMC Presbyterian. She speaks Gujarati.

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

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

Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
1417 Cantillon Boulevard
Mays Landing, NJ
 

Dr. Sonia Mehta practices surgery and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Before performing her residency at Scheie Eye Institute, Dr. Mehta attended Boston University School of Medicine. She has a special interest in retinoblastoma. She takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Atlanta VA Medical Center, Wills Eye Hospital, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , retinoblastoma, vitreous problems

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Marc J Spirn, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1417 Cantillon Boulevard
Mays Landing, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Spirn works as a retina specialist. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Spirn include retinoblastoma and retina surgery. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Abington Health, and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Spirn takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) and a hospital affiliated with Emory University.

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Relevant Interests: , retinoblastoma, vitreous problems

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Surgical Procedures, Retina Surgery, Vitreous 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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