We found 3 pediatric ophthalmologists who accept CIGNA Commercial HMO near San Ramon, CA.

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Dr Rona Zel Silkiss MD
Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Average rating 3.57 stars out of 5 (16 ratings)
2301 Camino Ramon; Suite 104
San Ramon, CA

Dr. Rona Silkiss is an ophthalmic plastic surgery and pediatric ophthalmology specialist. Dr. Silkiss (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. Her areas of expertise include the following: thermage, cheek (mid-face) lift, and radiesse. She is affiliated with Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation HMO Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Washington Hospital Healthcare System. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Silkiss completed residency programs at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Jules Stein Eye Institute. Dr. Silkiss has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Silkiss has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Retraction Repair, Ptosis Repair, Double Eyelid Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Juvederm, Brow L ... (Read more)

Dr Selim Taylan Koseoglu MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Average rating 4.0 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
2301 Camino Ramon; Suite 104
San Ramon, CA

Dr. Selim Koseoglu is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. He works in Oakland, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, and San Ramon, CA. Dr. Koseoglu (or staff) speaks Turkish. In addition, he offers language support for Cantonese, Mandarin, and Filipino-speaking patients. In his practice, he is particularly interested in amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus surgery, and strabismus. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. He attended medical school at Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Koseoglu completed residency programs at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Koseoglu takes. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus Surgery, Eye Trauma, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye Problems

William V Good MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
Average rating 4.5 stars out of 5 (5 ratings)
5401 Norris Canyon Road; Suite 100
San Ramon, CA

Dr. William Good's specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. He is rated highly by his patients. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Good accepts. After attending the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Good completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. He has received the following distinctions: San Francisco Super Doctors and [415] Top Doctor, Marin Magazine. Dr. Good is conversant in French. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). He is open to new patients.

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What is Pediatric Ophthalmology?

Pediatric ophthalmologists are doctors that care for children’s eyes. Since vision is not fully developed until the age of twelve, problems with children’s eyes and vision are much different than problems with adult eyes. The youngest patients may not be able to communicate about their vision clearly or cooperate with exams like an grown-up would. In addition, if issues are treated effectively in childhood, it can often improve healthy vision as an adult. For all these reasons, pediatric ophthalmologists are important partners when it comes to kids’ eye health.

Pediatric ophthalmology is about more than just prescribing glasses. Some of the issues treated by pediatric ophthalmologists include:
  • Amblyopia, or lazy eye
  • Eye alignment problems, such as strabismus
  • Refractive errors, such as nearsightedness or farsightedness
  • Congenital cataracts, when a baby is born with a cloudy lens in the eye
  • Eye injuries
  • Vision problems caused by health issues that affect the whole body, such as juvenile diabetes or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

Often, when adults are diagnosed with strabismus (eyes that are crossed or turn in different directions) they will be treated by a pediatric ophthalmologist, even though they are not children. Adult ophthalmologists seldom encounter strabismus, and pediatric ophthalmologists learn the techniques for treating strabismus are during their medical training. Since pediatric ophthalmologists have more experience with strabismus, they are the best choice even for adults.

Some of the treatments used by pediatric ophthalmologists include:
  • Prescription lenses, including glasses and contacts
  • Prescription medications to treat infections or inflammation
  • Other medical treatments, such as eye patches, tear duct massage, or eye exercises
  • Surgical procedures, such as those to repair blocked tear ducts or correct eye alignment
  • Laser treatments for retinopathy

Not being able to see well can make many parts of a child’s life difficult. Pediatric ophthalmologists work to protect your children’s vision now and into the future.
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