Dr. Sydney Tyson, MD

Dr. Sydney Tyson, MD

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Age 56
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Dr. Sydney Tyson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Vineland, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1987 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

251 S Lincoln Ave

Vineland, NJ 08361

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
very high
more than 99% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Tyson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tyson "Sydney L. Tyson, MD, MPH is the President of Eye Associates and SurgiCenter of Vineland. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, MA. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Tyson has lectured at many national and international conferences and is a contributing author & editor for Evidence Based Eye Care, a journal for Ophthalmologists, since 1998. He is an Attending Surgeon, on the Board of Directors, and serves as Treasurer for Cataract and Primary Eye Care Service, Ltd. at Wills Eye Hospital where he lectures and teaches surgery to its residents. As a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, Dr. Tyson’s special areas of expertise include Dropless IV free Cataract Surgery, Custom Cataract Surgery, Custom LASIK, IntraLase Bladefree LASIK, and Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery. WHERE WERE YOU BORN AND RAISED? I was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. As a child I had the honor of attending Poly Prep C.D.S. in Brooklyn as well. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART ABOUT BEING AN OPHTHALMOLOGIST? I love seeing the happy faces of patients we care for. I especially love restoring the vision of individuals who were barely able to see at all with or without glasses when first stepping into our practice. The transformation is always incredible. HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN PRACTICING OPHTHALMOLOGY? I have been practicing ophthalmology for 25 years FAVORITE THING TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK? My absolute favorite thing to do is spend time with my family. I have a set of twins, one boy and one girl. I also enjoy golfing, biking, and squash."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tyson "Eye Associates is a medical and surgical ophthalmology practice. We diagnose and treat all types of visual problems in patients of all ages. Beyond primary care, Eye Associates offers Dropless IV Free Custom Cataract Surgery, Bladeless Custom LASIK, Retina Services, Glaucoma and Diabetes Treatment, Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Retinal and Vitreous Surgery, and Routine Medical Eye Exams. We also offer the latest techniques in laser vision correction to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism while providing optical and contact lens services. Eye Associates' state-of-the-art Laser Vision and SurgiCenter is located in Vineland, NJ. Office locations include Vineland, Cherry Hill, Blackwood, Hammonton, and Mays Landing across Southern New Jersey. All offices are well appointed, equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and a highly skilled, professional staff."

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8  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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14  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Pennsylvania Hospital of The University of Pa Health Sys
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Hospital University Pa
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Pa Hospital Uphs
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tyson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tyson's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tyson to family and friends
14 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Tyson'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

    16 to 30 minutes
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Patient Comments (9)

My family has been seeing Dr. Tyson and his staff for years... We will not go anywhere else! He and his staff have the best care you will find in the tri state area!
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My father went to Dr Tyson for cataract surgery. He neglected to check him for glaucoma before doing the surgery and blinded him in his right eye! Would not recommend! Awful!!
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Thank you for your feedback as we pride ourselves in providing quality care. Although federal and state privacy regulations prevent me from discussing any specifics about misunderstandings in your comments, I will tell you that there were very specific reasons unrelated to the surgery performed (including pre and post operative appointments) that account for the issues you have addressed. If you'd like to call 856-691-8188 x 295, I would be very happy to discuss all of your concerns. Thank-you.

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Dr. Tyson is the best eye doctor any patient could wish for! I was continuously given the wrong diagnosis and wrong prescription eye glasses by other eye doctors, until I met Dr. Tyson. He was God sent! He gave me the correct prescription that took care of all the eye issues that I had for years. I...more
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Having Glaucoma is no fun. Dr. Tyson did a surgery on my eyes that now I don't have to use drops. I am so happy with the results. Happy not to have to be tied to using those drops constantly. Thanks Dr. Tyson for a great job and for helping me. You are the best thing that Vineland has to...more
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I have been going to Dr. Tyson since 1999. He is a top quality doctor with a warm and caring personality.
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