Dr. Lauren Eckstein MD, PHD

  • Ophthalmology San Diego, CA

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Dr. Lauren Eckstein, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA, with other offices in Philadelphia, PA and Philadelphia, PA (and 4 other locations). She has 13 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Eckstein is affiliated with Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania, Hospital of the University of PA and University of Penn Med Center-Presb Med Group. She speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Lauren Eckstein has the following 12 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

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

4405 Vandever Ave
San Diego, CA 92120

Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center

3900 Woodland Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Scheie Eye Institute

51 N 39th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Penn. Eye Care

250 King of Prussia Rd
Radnor, PA 19087

601 W State St
Media, PA 19063

2010 W Chester Pike
Havertown, PA 19083

3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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