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Cataract

A cataract is a clouding of the lens in your eye that affects your vision. 

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Ophthalmology (New England Eye Center)

Ophthalmology (New England Eye Center) at Tufts Medical Center in Boston specializes in the testing and treatment of all types of eye diseases and visual problems.
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Doctors + Care Team

Alan E. L. Barlow, MD

Alan E. L. Barlow, MD

Title(s): Ophthalmologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4600
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Comprehensive ophthalmology, cataracts, glaucoma

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Kamden R. Kopani, MD

Kamden R. Kopani, MD

Title(s): Ophthalmologist; Cornea Specialist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4600
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, ocular surface tumors

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Nora Muakkassa, MD

Nora Muakkassa, MD

Title(s): Ophthalmologist; Retina Specialist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Ophthalmology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4600
Fax #: 617-636-4866

Medical retina and comprehensive ophthalmology, including cataract surgery, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, intravitreal injections, laser treatments

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