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Dr. Cynthia Chiu, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Oakland, CA, with other offices in New York, NY and San Francisco, CA (and 1 other location). She has 17 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Chiu is affiliated with University of California San Francisco Medical Center at Parnassus, NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell and UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Cynthia Chiu has the following 14 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.


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Locations & Directions

Lee Langham & Horn MDs

491 30th St
Oakland, CA 94609

520 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021

UCSF Medical Center / Moffitt-Long Hospitals

400 Parnassus Ave
San Francisco, CA 94143

1001 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA 94110

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