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We found 4 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Coventry National near Huntingdon Valley, PA.

Dr. David Hadwin Fischer, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
727 Welsh Road; Suite 206
Huntingdon Valley, PA
 

Dr. David Fischer's areas of specialization are surgery and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of expertise for Dr. Fischer include macular degeneration, macular surgery, and uveitis. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. Dr. Fischer's education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at Duke University Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Fischer average 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fischer honors. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Fischer include: Named in "Top Docs", Philadelphia Magazine. Acknowledged in "Best Docs in America". and Philadelphia Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, macular problems, macular hole, uveitis, retinoblastoma, macular edema, eye trauma, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, dry eyes

All Interests: Macular Surgery, Cryopexy, Retinoblastoma, Glaucoma Surgery, Eye Trauma, Macular Degeneration, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mitchell Scott Fineman, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
727 Welsh Road; Suite 206
Huntingdon Valley, PA
 

Dr. Mitchell Fineman's areas of specialization are surgery and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fineman include retinoblastoma and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is in-network for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Fineman attended Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Fineman is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Abington Health, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , retinoblastoma

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Stephen Yong-Taek Lee, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
9892 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Stephen Lee is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise consist of anterior segment diseases, comprehensive ophthalmology, and dry eyes. The average patient rating for Dr. Lee is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lee is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases, dry eyes, eye problems, cornea problems

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Eye Problems, Cornea Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Dry Eyes, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Surgery, Ophthalmology
1650 Huntingdon Pike, Mob; Suite 150
Meadowbrook, PA
 

Dr. Harold Koller is a surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. He attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include strabismus. Dr. Koller is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His distinctions include: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. Dr. Koller's professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Abington Health, and Hahnemann University Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, 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.