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Specializes in Ophthalmology
11 Ralph Place
Staten Island, NY
 

Dr. Harry Coniaris' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and anterior segment diseases. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center. Dr. Coniaris's education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Vytra, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
78 Todt Hill Road
Staten Island, NY
 

Dr. Daniel Rosberger is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in New York, NY and Staten Island, NY. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Rosberger completed residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. His areas of expertise consist of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and vitreous problems. Dr. Rosberger's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Healthfirst, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset and Winthrop-University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, vitreous problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Vitreous Problems, Vitreoretinal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
139 Center Street; Suite Ph105
New York, NY
 

Dr. Raymond Wong is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He speaks Mandarin and Cantonese. These areas are among Dr. Wong's clinical interests: eye problems and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is affiliated with Metropolitan Hospital Center and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE). Dr. Wong's education and training includes medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. The average patient rating for Dr. Wong is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wong has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Eye Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1551 Richmond Road
Staten Island, NY
 

Dr. Madelyn Pullman is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Dr. Pullman performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Her areas of expertise include the following: comprehensive ophthalmology and eye problems. Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pullman is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Pullman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Italian. She is professionally affiliated with Staten Island University Hospital - South.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye 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.