Dr. Alden Leifer, MD
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Ophthalmology | Male

Biography

Dr. Alden Leifer, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Paterson, NJ. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Leifer is affiliated with Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Leifer's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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in Paterson, NJ |
STAFF WAS PROFESSIONAL AND COURTEOUS, EVERYONE SMILED AND GREETED ME!
in Nutley |
Best office in town! Great knowledgeable staff, great waiting area with snacks and refreshments, the latest technology and great doctors.
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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

    Graduated in 1981

  • Internship Hospital
    Brookdale Hopsital Med Center

    Completed in 1982

  • Residency Hospital
    Walter Reed Army Med Center

    Completed in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty