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About Dr. Laurence W Arend
Dr. Laurence W Arend, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Orleans, LA, with another office in New Orleans, LA. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Arend is affiliated with Slidell Memorial Hospital, Merit Health Biloxi Physician and Tulane Lakeside Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Laurence W Arend has 2 locations
1514 Jefferson Hwy Fl 10
New Orleans, LA 70121
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Dr. Laurence W Arend 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. Laurence W Arend has the following 12 expertise
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Vision Issues
- Retina Surgery
- Lasik Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
- Eye Pain
- Retinal Disorders
- Eye Exam
Dr. Laurence W Arend is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Dr. Arend is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
47 Years Experience
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1971
Lsu Health Sciences
Dr. Laurence W Arend Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS LA BlueConnect HMO POS
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Laurence W Arend
Dr. Laurence Arend was born in Austin, Texas and attended high school there. His academic education was at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, where he was on the deans list. He earned his medical degree from Tulane, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his internship at Charity Hospital and his residencies in internal medicine and pathology with the U.S. Public Health Service in New Orleans. He completed his ophthalmology residency and cornea fellowship at St. John Ophthalmic Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel, and a fellowship in diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Arend is board certified in ophthalmology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1979. His special interest is in the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration and he is actively participating in national research trials in these areas. He is a pioneer in the develpoment of surgery for macular holes. Dr. Arend holds Clinical Assistant Professorships at LSU and Tulane and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Vitreous Society. He is the President of the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology and Past President of the Southern Retina Group and the Baylor Ophthalmology Alumni Association. In 1994, His Royal and Imperial Highness Prince Robert and the Honours Committee of the New York-based Imperial Russian Order of Saint John of Jerusalem Ecumenical Foundation for philanthropic endeavors knighted Dr. Arend with the Bestowal of Honors. Dr. Arend practices at Ochsners main campus.
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