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We found 13 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Aetna Leap Everyday near Woodbury, NJ.

Dr. Angana Nayan Pandya, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
141 Black Horse Pike
Blackwood, NJ
 

Dr. Angana Shah is a retina specialist. Her areas of expertise include macular degeneration, thyroid problems, and photodynamic therapy (PDT). She is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health. Dr. Shah is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Devon Health Services. She obtained her medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed her residency at UPMC Presbyterian. In addition to English, Dr. Shah speaks Gujarati.

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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. Sydney Lyle Tyson, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
141 Black Horse Park
Blackwood, 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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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
215 White Horse Pike
Haddon Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Raymond Pekala's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient reviews placed Dr. Pekala at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include conjunctivitis (pink eye), amblyopia (lazy eye), and macular degeneration. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye), macular degeneration, amblyopia (lazy eye), glaucoma, eye trauma, diabetic retinopathy, dry eyes, eye problems, cornea problems, cataracts

All Interests: Cryopexy, Diabetes Management, Glaucoma Surgery, Conjunctivitis, Eye Trauma, Routine Eye Exam, Eye ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
620 N Broad Street; Suite 2
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Gregg Bannett is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He speaks Russian. These areas are among Dr. Bannett's clinical interests: glaucoma, cataract surgery, and laser surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System. Before completing his residency at Geisinger Medical Center, Dr. Bannett attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bannett honors.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Retina Problems, Glaucoma, Laser Surgery, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens ... (Read more)

Dr. Chirag S Shah, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
141 Black Horse Pike
Blackwood, NJ
 

Dr. Chirag Shah is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, macular degeneration, and scleral buckle. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and QualCare. Dr. Shah graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Shah completed residency programs at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute, NYU Langone Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Shah's hospital/clinic affiliations include 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
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Raquel Empedrad's specialty is allergy & immunology. These areas are among Dr. Empedrad's clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Empedrad is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Dr. Empedrad accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Empedrad attended Cebu Institute of Medicine and Cebu Doctors' University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Nassau University Medical Center for residency.

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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
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. George Belecanech's area of specialization is adult allergy & immunology. His areas of expertise include the following: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Dr. Belecanech's hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Virtua Memorial, and Allergic Disease Associates. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Belecanech accepts. Before performing his residency at Keesler Air Force Base Medical Center, Dr. Belecanech attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Belecanech has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized as a "Top Doc" by South Jersey Magazine.

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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
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Goldstein works as an allergist and immunologist. Clinical interests 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, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Goldstein attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency. He has received the following distinctions: 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. Nancy Deborah Gordon, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Nancy Gordon's specialty is allergy & immunology. These areas are among Dr. Gordon's clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Gordon completed a residency program at Temple University Hospital. She 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. Donald Jeffrey Dvorin, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Donald Dvorin specializes in allergy & immunology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dvorin's clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He studied medicine at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. Dr. Dvorin's training includes residency programs at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center, Stratford and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. His 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)

Dr. Irene Christa Haralabatos, MD
Specializes in Adult Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Irene Haralabatos works as an allergist and immunologist. She graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then she performed her residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Her areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), conjunctivitis (pink eye), and contact dermatitis. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Haralabatos takes. Dr. Haralabatos 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)

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Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. David Larosa's specialty is allergy & immunology. His clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), skin allergy, and hives (uritcaria). He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Hahnemann University Hospital. Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Larosa honors. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Larosa attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Ear Infection, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Contact ... (Read more)

Dr. Juen Kim, MD
Specializes in Allergy & Immunology
608 North Broad Street; Suite 310
Woodbury, NJ
 

Dr. Juen Kim's medical specialty is allergy & immunology. Her areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), emphysema, and asthma. She is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Kim is in-network for Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Spectrum Health, Dr. Kim attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Ear Infection, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Contact ... (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.