Dr. Melanie Tantisira, MD

OphthalmologyFemaleAge 63

Ophthalmology

Dr. Melanie Tantisira, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Wailuku, HI and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of Hawaii At Manoa in 1990. She is affiliated with The Queens Medical Center. Her office accepts new patients.

Dr. Melanie Tantisira, MD

Aloha Eye Clinic Ltd

450 Hookahi St Wailuku, HI 96793
Accepting new patients

Accepting new patients

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction
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Dr. Tantisira's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Farnsworth Lantern Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tantisira performs Farnsworth Lantern Test more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tantisira performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

B-Scan Ultrasound
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tantisira performs B-Scan Ultrasound more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tantisira performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Ultrasound, Eye
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tantisira performs Ultrasound, Eye more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tantisira performs this procedure more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Tantisira's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Test
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(808) 877-3984

Dr. Tantisira accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Tantisira's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tantisira

4.0

Based on 13 ratings

5 Star
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69%
4 Star
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8%
3 Star
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2 Star
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1 Star
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UPDATE: One year later, I have a scar from a non-surgical procedure from this doctor. Before and during the process, she said ALL issues will eventually resolve. When bringing up the darkened area weeks after, she was belittling by saying, "We have to be adults and be patient." I believe one year is being patient enough. Now, I am left with a 2 inch scar in the middle of my face, that concealer doesn't even cover adequately. Her lightening cream, with the crumpled, taped on label doesn't work on it either. I'd rather have the original problem I went to her for. The dermatologist I saw recently said only go to a board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon for injections, as they are experts in skin, and all associated complications resulting from their work. This doctor is clearly NOT an expert in skin. Beware!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Melanie Tantisira, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Wailuku, HI and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Education

1994
University of Pittsburgh
Residency Hospital
1991
U Hawaii JA Burns Sch Med
Internship Hospital
1990
University of Hawaii At Manoa
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Melanie Tantisira, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Melanie Tantisira, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Tantisira frequently treats Farnsworth Lantern Test, B-Scan Ultrasound, and Ultrasound, Eye. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Tantisira treats.

Where is Dr. Melanie Tantisira, MD's office located?

Dr. Tantisira's office is located at 450 Hookahi St, Wailuku, HI 96793. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Melanie Tantisira, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Tantisira has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Practice

Aloha Eye Clinic Ltd450 Hookahi St Wailuku, HI 96793
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Melanie Tantisira MD LLC

Melanietantisira MD LLC1010 S King St Ste 503 Honolulu, HI 96814
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Tantisira is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

The Queens Medical Center

Honolulu, HI

81% Patients that would definitely recommend, 11% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)