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Dr. Lee Scott Friedman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1717 Woolbright Road
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Lee Friedman sees patients in Boynton Beach, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, he is particularly interested in strabismus. Dr. Friedman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Friedman is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Darin Ryan Goldman, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
8190 Jog Road; Suite 250
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Darin Goldman works as a retina specialist in Wellington, FL, Boynton Beach, FL, and Delray Beach, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jules Stein Eye Institute. Dr. Goldman honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Randy Steven Katz, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1717 Woolbright Road
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Randy Katz's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Katz's clinical interests encompass retina surgery. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Katz attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Katz has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems

All Interests: Retina Surgery, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Barry S Taney, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
8190 Jog Road; Suite 250
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Barry Taney practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Clinical interests for Dr. Taney include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Taney honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Taney completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Taney include: Boca Raton Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Broward Health Imperial Point and Holy Cross Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
901 N Congress Avenue; Suite 104
Boyton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Gianmarco Paris sees patients in North Miami, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Paris attended Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Paris is especially interested in glaucoma and cataracts. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1717 W Woolbright Road
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Barry Schechter specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Schechter attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Cornea Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases

Dr. Thomas C Balshi, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
4665 W Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Balshi is a surgical dermatologist. Dr. Balshi's clinical interests include facial problems, dermabrasion, and acne. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Balshi completed a residency program at Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore.

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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.
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