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Dr. Ronald N Gaster 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. Ronald N Gaster has the following 18 expertise
- LASIK (Laser In Situ Keratomileusis)
- Eye Diseases
- Corneal Diseases
- Eye Pain
- Dry Eye Syndromes
- Macular Degeneration
- Vision Issues
- Lasik Surgery
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
- Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
- Refractive Surgical Procedures
- Eye Exam
Dr. Ronald N Gaster has 1 board certified specialty
Dr. Ronald N Gaster is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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I went to Dr. Gaster for persistent dry eyes. He did a procedure where he increased the comfort of my eyes and now my dry eyes seem much improved. I see him monthly for a treatment and use no more artificial tears. He also has a fabulous beside manner and explains everything.
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45 Years Experience
University Of California Los Angeles David Geffen School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1973
Kings County Hospital Center
Dr. Ronald N Gaster accepts the following insurance providers.
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross California
- BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
- Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
- Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
- Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
- Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
- Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
- Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield California
- BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
- Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
- Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
- Blue Shield CA PPO
- Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
- Health Net CA PPO
- Health Net Salud EPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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