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Leana S Long, MD Ophthalmology

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Ophthalmology Williamsburg, VA

About Dr. Leana S Long MD

Dr. Leana S Long, MD is a doctor primarily located in Williamsburg, VA, with another office in Newport News, VA. She has 21 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology.

Dr. Long has received 3 awards.

Compassionate Doctor RecognitionPatients' Choice AwardOn-Time Doctor Award

Locations

Dr. Leana S Long has 2 locations

Get Directions Cullom Eye And Laser Center 120 Kings Way Ste 1300 Williamsburg, VA 23185
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
Get Directions Hampton Roads Eye Associates 12420 Warwick Blvd Ste 2a Newport News, VA 23606

Specialties

Dr. Leana S Long has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

Ophthalmology
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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Leana S Long has the following 9 expertise

  • Blindness
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Pain
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Exam
  • Macular Degeneration

Awards

3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

Education

21 Years Experience

Education
The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University

Graduated in 1999

Dr. Leana S Long Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
    • Coventry - Southside Tier 2
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Leana S Long

Dr. Leana S. Long is an experienced and compassionate eye physician and surgeon. She received her baccalaureate degree with honors in neuroscience from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. She then worked as a researcher in Department of Molecular Neurobiology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Long went on to receive her medical degree from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, then completed her internship at Carilion Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia. Her medical and surgical training in ophthalmology was at the University of Texas, San Antonio. She has received research grants from both the National Science Foundation and from the National Eye Institute. While practicing in Syracuse, New York, she held a faculty appointment at SUNY Upstate Medical University. She is board certified in Ophthalmology and is an active fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Long is committed to providing state of the art medical care in an ethical and caring manner. She enjoys helping her patients see better by providing them with comprehensive eye exams, as well as management of glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration and dry eye syndrome. In addition to examinations, she performs cataract surgery and laser treatments for specific eye diseases. Dr. Long is one of two ophthalmologists on the peninsula who perform SLT, a new laser treatment for glaucoma. She has experience using Botox to reduce wrinkles and treat medical conditions such as eyelid and facial spasms. She also performs Restylane and Juvederm injections for facial enhancement and wrinkle reduction. Outside of ophthalmology, Dr. Long is proud to be a military wife. Her husband is a former fighter pilot who still serves in the Air Force Reserve. She enjoys spending time with her children, as well as cycling and hiking. Dr. Long practices at the Williamsburg office (Cullom Eye & Laser Center) and in Newport News at the Hidenwood office on Warwick Boulevard.

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