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About Dr. Deborah S Jacobs MD
Dr. Deborah S Jacobs, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lexington, MA, with other offices in Boston, MA and Needham Heights, MA . She has 32 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology. She speaks English.
Dr. Deborah S Jacobs has 3 locations
482 Bedford St
Lexington, MA 02420
Dr. Deborah S Jacobs has the following 1 specialty
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.
Dr. Deborah S Jacobs has the following 10 expertise
- Macular Degeneration
- Contact lenses
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Lasik Surgery
- Eye Pain
- Vision Issues
- Eye Exam
Dr. Deborah S Jacobs is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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32 Years Experience
Harvard Medical School
Graduated in 1987
Mass Eye And Ear Infirmary
Dr. Deborah S Jacobs Accepts the Following Insurance
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Deborah S Jacobs
Dr. Jacobs earned her undergraduate A.B. degree from Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges. She earned her Masters of Science degree in physiological sciences from Oxford University in England, and then returned home to complete her medical degree at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Jacobs performed her residency and her cornea and external disease fellowship at Mass Eye and Ear. She has joined the Cornea Service as a part-time member and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School. Her main clinical interests include application of the Boston Scleral Lens.
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