Dr. Jeffrey D Gold M.D.
Ophthalmologist2440 Whitney Ave Hamden CT, 06518
Dr. Jeffrey Gold is an ophthalmologist practicing in Hamden, CT. Dr. Gold specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Gold can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Gold can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
Univ of Tn, Memphis, Coll of Med, Memphis Tn 1968
Georgetown University in Washington DC 1968
Army Medical College 1975
Universidad Central del Este (UCE) Facultad de Medicina 1984
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
Dr. Jeffrey D Gold M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Sounds like most probably a broken capillary in the conjunctiva it is called a sub conjunctival hemorrhage. Possible causes are a big cough, a big sneeze, lifting something heavy without exhaling. It is common during childbirth. One other possible causes is a big orgasm, And squeezing hard to have a bowel movement when constipated. It is not something to worry about unless it keeps happening in which case you must see an eye MD. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Perfect is the enemy of good. Go talk to a Lasik doctor about your particular case. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
PRK is a safer option. Go see an eye MD. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Yes. So long as you are fit by a reputable eye doctor and you NEVER sleep with them on. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
No. Floaters are the result of natural aging of the vitreous gel. If there’s associated flashing lights, see an eye MD. If not, just mention it at your next annual eye exam. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Contact lenses are safe so long as you don’t sleep with them. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Surgery is the only option. I have had it done. It is painless and no big deal. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Floaters develop naturally as the vitreous gel ages. You should only worry if you experience flashing lights like July 4th sparklers. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Usually eye drops. Ask your ophthalmologist. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Flashing lights and floaters, NOT pain. See an eye MD. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Floaters can be removed surgically only AFTER cataract surgery. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Yes. If you have high blood pressure and your vision has changed, you need to see an eye MD soon. READ MORE
Very bad idea!!!!! Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Depends on whether the optician will just make new glasses with the same prescription. He’ll probably insist on current prescription Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Not your choice. Proceed with what your retinal surgeon recommends. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Of course. See an eye doctor. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
The only risk is that YOU COULD LOSE YOUR EYES. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Any activity that raises the blood pressure in the head such as a big cough or sneeze or straining like moving your bowels can break capillaries on the white of the eyey READ MORE
The antibiotic prevents infection while you heal. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
Floaters are not normal. You should see an ophthalmologist. Jeffrey D. Gold, MD READ MORE
- Brooke Army Med Ctr, Ophthalmology; Baptist Mem Hosp, Internal Medicine
- Brook Army Med Center 1969
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- What are Eye Floaters?
Eye floaters are small, moving specks on the eyeball that often occur in one's field of vision. These grey or black dots, become more prominent while looking at a bright object. If the floaters are large they may shadow vision, but in most cases, eye floaters are harmless. People often neglect or...
- What are the Causes and Symptoms of Pink Eye?
Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is a contagious eye condition caused by the inflammation and infection of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the transparent membrane covering the white part of the eye and the eyeball. Infection and swelling of the the mucous membrane becomes reddish, and the entire...
- What is Dry Eye?
Dry eyes are a condition in which the eyes do not get enough moisture and lubrication from tears. It is the tears that provides constant moisture to the eyes, which is very important for comfort of viewing. It is a very common condition in the population, particularly in people above 40-years-old....
- What Causes Iritis?
What is iritis?The colored part of the eye is called the iris. When the iris gets inflamed, the condition is called iritis, which is also called anterior uveitis. The muscles present in the iris help in pupil contraction and relaxation. The anterior and posterior chambers of the eye are also...
- Tay-Sachs Disease in Children
IntroductionHealthy infants tend to achieve their growth and development milestones in a timely manner. They also develop their vision, hearing, movement, and other types of vital functions because certain enzymes clear out fatty protein as well as other unwanted elements that can hinder normal...
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