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Ophthalmology | Female

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At Cataract and Cornea Eye Specialists, we strive to provide leadership in quality eye care and the latest technology in eye surgery and lasers.

Biography

Dr. Anita Hwang, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Waterford, CT. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 11 years. Dr. Hwang is affiliated with Lawrence and Memorial Hospital and Yale - New Haven Hospital.

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Dr. Hwang's Reviews

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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 Reviews (3)
in East Lyme, CT |
Dr. Hwang ruined my eyes in routine examinations. Shortly after my initial checkup, I started having eye problems. I get blur vision, strained and tired when reading printed materials or watching TV/computer screen. My eyes often feel irritated, itchy, slight pain and teary. The only possible explanation is that Dr. Hwang had put wrong eye drops into my eyes. Perhaps she used the eye drops intended for people with artificial lens (post-cataract surgery) which are too strong for my natural lens?
Berlin, CT |
Dr. Hwang did my Visian ICL surgery and it turned out great. I highly recommend Dr. Hwang and the Visian ICL. I've worn glasses since I was kid and now I see perfectly without glasses. Love the staff, location, and of course the doctor.
in Groton, CT |
Dr.Hwang was trusted with our elderly mother to do an eye procedure . We visited the office every week for two years after the surgery ~~~ believing that Dr.Hwang was competent and caring. Several procedures , MANY different eye drops and medications ( contraindicated ) later ~~~ mother was very close to complete blindness . Luckily, we found an extremely competent and caring new Doctor, able to partially correct some of the damage done and save some eyesight .
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Dr. Hwang's Care Philosophy

At Cataract and Cornea Eye Specialists, we strive to provide leadership in quality eye care and the latest technology in eye surgery and lasers.

Dr. Hwang's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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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
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    State University Of New York At Buffalo

    Graduated in 2006

  • Internship Hospital
    St Vincent's Hospital

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    Yale New Haven Hosp

    Completed in 2010

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Doheny Eye Inst

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California, San Diego

    Graduated in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • 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
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy