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We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Aetna Silver HMO near Vineland, NJ.

Dr. Angana Nayan Pandya, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
251 South Lincoln Avenue
Vineland, NJ

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

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

Dr. Sydney Lyle Tyson, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
251 S Lincoln Avenue
Vineland, 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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Clinical interests: Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Chirag S Shah, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
251 South Lincoln Avenue
Vineland, 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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Clinical interests: Scleral Buckle, Retinopathy, Eye Trauma, Cataract Surgery, Anterior Segment Diseases, Eye Exam, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3071 E Chestnut Avenue; Suite B 6
Vineland, NJ

Dr. David Pernelli's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Pernelli include comprehensive ophthalmology. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. Dr. Pernelli is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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What is Ophthalmology?

An ophthalmologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats problems of the eye. As opposed to optometrists, ophthalmologists are medical doctors, and their specialty is comprehensive eye care and eye surgery. An ophthalmologist can:
  • see patients for routine eye care
  • diagnose eye problems
  • prescribe glasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • provide refractive therapies to correct vision, such as LASIK
  • perform surgery on the eye

Ophthalmologists are trained in the same vision screening practices as optometrists; however, their practice tends to focus more on the medical and surgical management of complex eye disorders. Although vision is important, so is the physical health of the eye. An ophthalmologist performing an eye exam will examine the whole eye including the eyelids, the muscles that move the eye, the front and back parts of the eye, and the pressure inside the eye.

Patients sometimes see ophthalmologists as their primary eye care and vision doctors, or they may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a one-time problem with their eye, such as an infection. Ophthalmologists provide routine care for patients who have chronic eye diseases, such as glaucoma (where pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve sending images to the brain) or macular degeneration (an age-related eye disease that causes vision loss). In addition to providing routine care, ophthalmologists will perform eye surgery on patients who need more serious treatment, such as a corneal transplant.