Dr. Clement Cheng

Ophthalmology
Santa Cruz, CA
21 years experience male

Locations

Bay Eye Medical Group

Santa Cruz, CA

Address

1665 Dominican Way, Suite 124, Santa Cruz, CA
Directions

Fax

8314751512

Insurances accepted

Medicare

Medi-Cal

Bay Eye Medical Group Watsonville

Watsonville, CA

About

Bio

Dr. Clement J. Cheng, is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who is board certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. His practice includes care for diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, as well as adjustments for your contact lenses or glasses. Beyond general eye care, he is also a fellowship trained specialist in cornea, external disease, cataract management, and refractive surgery. Dr. Cheng continues to bring the lastest and most advanced treatments to the area by providing the newest method of corneal transplantation (DSEK) and next generation intraocular implants to improve distance and near vision. Dr. Cheng has contributed to the ophthalmic literature with research in glaucoma physiology, wavefront guided LASIK, Fuchs corneal dystrophy, phakic intraocular lenses and cataract surgery after LASIK. He is actively interested in technology and its application to medicine and serves on the Physicians Medical Group's (PMG) Technology Committee. Dr. Cheng is or has been a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), the Cornea Society, the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO), and the American Medical Association.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

120 Answers
47 Agrees
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Chalazion: A stye or chalazion occurs when there is a blockage of the oil glands behind your eye lashes. Eventually this can result in a tender and red bump on ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Blepharospasms: Usually these are called blepharospasms that can affect the muscles around the eye and in the eyelid. They are like the muscle spasms you can get in ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clement Cheng
21 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Pataday is a topical antihistamine type eye drop for allergic conjunctivitis to treat allergy symptoms in the eyes. Viral infections usually require ... Read More
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Jul 8, 2012
Best private practice dseak surgeon in bay area!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cheng is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cheng is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

CARNEY HOSPITAL

Residency

NYU HOSPITALS CENTER

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Cornea Society
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