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Dr. Leonardo Dacanay

Ophthalmology
Berkeley, CA
20 years experience

Locations

Office

Berkeley, WA

Address

1911 Addison Street, Suite 101, Berkeley, WA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

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

English

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
1 Agree
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Needs consultation: Any child with a persistent stye or chalazion needs a consultation with an ophthalmologist to determine the underlying reason. "styes" generally deve... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Generally not: Mevacor (lovastatin) or Lovastatin is a very popular cholesterol lowering medication and has been around for many years. It was previously thought to... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Most commonly viral: "pinkeye" is a general term for inflammation of the white of the eye, or conjunctivitis. It is often viral, but can be bacterial or even allergic. S... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Usually normal: While asleep, our eyes cross slightly outwards. This is because the bony orbits supporting our eyes are positioned outwards and while awake, our brai... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Hot compress: One of the major downside to using ophthalmic ointments is the reduction in vision they cause. I generally recommend my patients take a wet washcloth... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Requires evaluation: An eye exam by an ophthalmologist is recommended at the time gestational diabetes is diagnosed to rule out retinal disease that may worsen as the preg... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Varies: The human blink rate is affected by such factors as age, environment, and activity. Teenagers are often engaged in such activities as reading or comp... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Various treatments: As we age, our eyelid skin thins and the fat surrounding the eyes bulge forward. The most common types of "bags" under the eyes are related to either... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonardo Dacanay
Ophthalmology 20 years experience
Depends on cause: The appearance of "sunken eyes" may develop for a few reasons. As we age, the skin of the lower lids tends to thin, revealing the darker muscle benea... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dec 2, 2012
Dr. Dacanay is an outstanding ophthalmologist. I trained at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA after he had already completed the program. Even though he had departed from UCLA, the patients, facul...Read More
Dr. Uday Devgan
Dec 2, 2012
I strongly endorse this doctor. Leo Dacanay MD is an excellent ophthalmologist who truly cares about his patients. Dr Dacanay trained at UCLA where he was a favorite physician of the nursing staff and...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Dacanay is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks, this checklist made me feel good
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This made me feel good. Thanks!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
Graduated 2002MD
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