Dr. Anita Hwang, MD

Dr. Anita Hwang, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Anita Hwang, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Waterford, CT and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from State University Of New York At Buffalo in 2006 and specializes in ophthalmology.

914 Hartford Tpke

Waterford, CT 06385

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hwang performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Stye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 93% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hwang "At Cataract and Cornea Eye Specialists, we strive to provide leadership in quality eye care and the latest technology in eye surgery and lasers."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hwang does not have any board certifications listed.

66  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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27  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California, San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • State University Of New York At Buffalo
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • St Vincent's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Yale New Haven Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Doheny Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hwang has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hwang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hwang's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hwang to family and friends
35 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Hwang's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Wonderful doctor and practice. I had cataracts in both eyes and Dr. Hwang took care of them. I'm seeing great and glad that all my friends highly recommended Dr. Hwang.
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Dr. Hwang is an extremely gifted physician. It's very rare to have a Dr. be so very knowledgeable, excellent in their field and manage to have patience, concern and caring to the level she practices. When dealing with a very scary and complicated eye issue she was and is so patient and I have full...more
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Great doctor. Very professional and friendly.
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Dr. Anita Hwang is by far the best eye doctor I've ever seen. I absolutely love her and her staff as they're always quick to say hello with a smile. From the very first visit, to my cataract surgeries, to today, Dr. Hwang and staff have always been professional, knowledgable, and caring. I would...more
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A wonderful experience with Dr. Hwang and her staff. Her office definitely has a down-to-earth feel, especially with pictures of her beautiful family. Glad I went to see her for a second opinion as a doctor in Groton pressuring me into getting cataract surgery. I have 20/20 vision in both eyes,...more
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