Dr. Nancy A. Balin, MD

Dr. Nancy A. Balin, MD

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Ophthalmology | Female | 62 years old

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Dr. Balin specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Northampton, MA. She practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Balin's Reviews

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based on 17 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Balin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
in North Granby, CT |
The care I got from Dr. Balin and her staff was excellent. I had cataract surgery with implants of multifocal lenses. Dr. Balin thoroughly explained the process and pros and cons of various alternatives. She was very willing to answer questions and did not rush through the appointments. Her support staff were knowledgeable and friendly. The procedure itself was completely painless and I am extremely satisfied with the results. I would highly recommend her for anyone needing eye care.
in Leverett, MA |
Dr. Balin performed cataract surgery on both eyes (one per month). Her staff was very professional, did measurements and tests several times prior to the surgeries to be certain that the new lenses would fit and be the best to correct my vision. For the left eye, which needed a Toric lens due to the great amount of astigmatism, the measurements and visual acuity were extremely necessary. Both surgeries went extremely well. No pain; no problems. I can see amazingly well. Just need readers.
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Dr. Balin'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
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    St Joseph Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    Albany Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Precept Dr Collis

    Completed in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye