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Dr. Michael Rizen

Ophthalmology
Bellevue, WA
20 years experience male

Locations

Office

Bellevue, WA

Address

1300 116th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Medicare

No Value

Office

Bellevue, WA

About

Bio

Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. Married with two children in elementary school. Enjoy spending time with my family, hiking, skiing, fine dining, cooking.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Doctor Q&A

58 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rizen
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Laser or IOL: Laser vision correction (lasik or prk) or refractive lens surgery with placement of an intraocular lens (iol) are other ways to correct your vision. Discuss the various options with your ophthalmologist (eye md) to see what's best for your particular situation.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rizen
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
None: There is no evidence that so called eye exercises have any impact on myopia or myopic progression.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rizen
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Eye MD: You should have a comprehensive exam with an ophthalmologist (eye md). You can find one in your area by going to the american academy of ophthalmology website www.Aao.Org.

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
I first went in to see Dr. Rizen several months ago to inquire about Lasik and PRK. After some tests he informed me that because of thin corneas and a relatively strong correction I was a better cand...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Rizen is an excellent Dr. who listens and really cares for his patients. My wife and I have been going to him for some time, and I continue to recommend him highly to all my family, friends and co...Read More
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Dec 16, 2012
I just had two cataracts removed by Dr. Rizen and could not have had better care. I now have 20/15 vision and am really thrilled. Dr. Rizen answers any concern and one can tell he really loves what h...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Graduated 2001MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
Graduated 1999MD

Medical/Graduate school

UC San Francisco School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Residency

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Awards

Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Amercia's Top Ophthalmologists, Consumer Research Council
Mitchell Prize for Resident Research, Wilmer Eye Institute

Affiliations

Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
American Academy of Ophthalmology
King County Medical Society
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