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Dr. Jonathan Levin

Ophthalmology
Phoenix, AZ
15 years experience male

Locations

Horizon Eye Specialists and LASIK Center

Phoenix, AZ

Address

3030 N. 3rd Street, Suite 1250, Phoenix, AZ
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Arizona

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Horizon Eye Specialists and LASIK Center

Phoenix, AZ

Horizon Eye Specialists and LASIK Center

Peoria, AZ

About

Bio

Dr. Jonathan J. Levin is a General Ophthalmologist and Surgeon with Horizon Eye Specialist Lasik Center. Dr. Levin takes care of all aspects of ophthalmic care, including cataract surgery, diabetes eye care, macular degeneration, retina diseases, glaucoma, eye emergencies, dry eye, eye lid surgeries, retina and yag laser procedures, and routine care. Dr. Levin grew up in Milwaukee, WI. He is an active member in several medical societies including the American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and American College of Surgeons. Dr. Levin is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Wisconsin. He earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Dr. Levin completed his Ophthalmology Residency at the world renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Levin lives in Glendale, AZ and enjoys basketball, softball, volleyball, fishing, biking, water skiing, piano, and percussion.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

53 Answers
47 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Needs eye exam: If your father has diabetes and kidney failure, it is very likely he has diabetic retinopathy as well. This is diagnosed with a dilated eye exam. Bl... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Not necessarily: Diabetes can certainly affect the eye causing diabetic retinopathy. If someone has renal failure due to diabetes it is very likely they also have ret... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Wouldn't hurt: If you have blind spots in both eyes, wavy lines in both eyes that goes away after 15-20 minutes, most likely you had a migraine variant or ophthalmic... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Generally not: Visual field tests are used to assess optic nerve function, most commonly in glaucoma. They can be used to identify possible strokes as well. The only... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Uveitis or other: Sudden onset of eye pain and photophobia often can be due to uveitis, however, it can also be due to an infectious process such as a corneal ulcer. B... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
More detail?: Do you have any more details on this test? Is it performed at optometrists office ophthalmologists? There are many different scans one can get of th... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Cyst: It sounds like you most likely have a cyst. It is very typical of cysts to change in size. If they bother you a lot, they can be either "popped" or ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Artificial tears: Flash burns from welding can be very uncomfortable. They will frequently cause significant inflammation of the cornea and can often be treated effect... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Tough to say: This could be dry eyes or sinus related. Likely this is not coming from the eyes themselves and this is actually referred pain. When you squeeze your ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Yes: Wearing glasses while you're asleep will not help or harm your eyes. Just make sure that you don't get poked in the eye inadvertently while you are s... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Maybe dry eye: It is possible if your glasses wrap around your head, or are large, they are shielding you from wind, etc. If you take your glasses off, your tears m... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Possibly: If your decreased vision is due to refractive error or a cataract, it is very possible that your vision can be improved. However, if the visual part ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Depends - see a doc!: Sudden distortion of vision can be due to many things including migraine, stroke, vitreous or retinal problems. The only way to determine which is by... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Depends: It depends what the lazy eye is from. If it is due to crossing or drifting, you can correct it back to a normal position, but if it has been present ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Vision and exam: At a routine exam at an ophthalmology office, your vision, intraocular pressure, pupils, and motility are checked. Your pupils are dilated so the doct... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Immune system: Some people are prone to certain types of infections due to their immune composition. Rarely people can have immune disorders, but this is usually dia... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Allergy: Swelling under the eyes is most commonly related to allergy. It can also be due to some inflammatory conditions if associated with other systemic symp... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Give it time: In adults, more often than not, pink eye (conjunctivitis) is caused by a virus. This virus is often the same virus that causes the common cold and th... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Dry eyes: Most likely you are getting dry eyes. When we read, we stare and do not blink as often. Our tears will evaporate and unless we blink and flush new t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Weeks to months: The weiss ring will always be present the rest of your life whenever an ophthalmologist looks in your eye. Your brain, however, over time should learn... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Possibly: It depends what the injury is due to. It's possible you have a ruptured blood vessel/bruise on the eye which can take several weeks to resolve. But ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Not to worry!: Placing an intraocular lens implant during surgery after cataract removal is standard of care. It does not hurt at all as you are numb from the anest... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Possibly: It is definitely possible the rx is incorrect. However, if the glasses are not lined up appropriately, it may seem like your prescription is off. I wo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Many things: Glaucoma is caused by high intraocular pressure. Some people can have high pressures (ocular hypertension) and not have developed glaucoma yet. Many ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Anyone can get them: Cataracts are a clouding of the crystalline lens in your eye. The most common reason for cataracts to form is age, however, people can be born with t... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Possible infection: If an eye is swollen, red, and "secreting fluid, " it is very possible that there is an infection or conjunctivitis. If the lid is swollen, pain with... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Depends: Eye pain with movement can be due to any number of problems including cellulitis, optic neuritis, dry eye. If this is something that persists or is a... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Many things: Many things can cause blurry vision including improper glasses prescription, dry eyes, infections, inflammation, cataract, macular degeneration. The b... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Blurred vision: Common symptoms include blurred or distorted central vision. Many times, this is more noticeable when reading. For dry amd, treatment includes areds... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
It takes time: Some people can have trouble adjusting from light to dark conditions or vice versa. If your vision is otherwise normal, it is probably not a serious ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Panilopsia: Palinopsia....Could be part of normal phenomenon or more serious neurological problem. Important to see eye doc for dilated exam! visual field testin... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Immune system down: Individuals with leukemia, due to their cancer and the treatment for it, have very impaired immune systems that make it very difficult to fight off in... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Many things: Many things can cause blurry vision including improper glasses prescription, dry eyes, infections, inflammation, cataract, macular degeneration. The b... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Other symptoms?: Wavy vision in one eye only after blunt trauma could be due to any number of things including vitreous detachment, retinal tear or detachment, concuss... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
See a doctor: Yellow eyes can be due to liver disease (scleral icterus). You can also have small growths that form on the eyes at 3 and 9 o'clock if you look at th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Conjunctivitis: It is very possible you have a form of conjunctivitis. This most commonly is due to allergy, virus, or bacteria. There is a severe form of viral con... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Yes it is: Any medication in general works best if used at the same time every day, however, if you occasionally need to use the drop at a different time, that i... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Yes: Intraocular pressure should always be measured prior to dilation as it typically increases a little after dilation, especially when monitoring for gla... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Absolutely: There are many examples of infections that people can be carriers for, but still be very contagious to others. Many sexually transmitted diseases are... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Possible infection: Conjunctivitis or "pink eye" very commonly starts in one eye and then goes to the other. Sometimes "bloodshot eyes" can be a subconjunctival hemorrha... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Dry eye: Most common cause of foreign body sensation is dry eye. Otc artificial tears usually do the trick. However, if you were doing any activities recentl... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
It can be normal: Your tear drainage system is connected from your eye/eyelid to your nose. If you close of the exit of the tear drain in your nose when blowing your n... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Slows, but not stop: You have had about a 30% drop in intraocular pressure, which is excellent. There is no cure for glaucoma. We hopefully can slow it down enough with ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Very low: It is very rare for someone to have normal open angle glaucoma that does not respond to any treatment. We have many options available to us now to tre... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
No good way: Unfortunately there is no good way to get rid of floaters without surgery. When your eye doctor looks inside your eye, he/she will always see the flo... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Yes: There is a genetic marker, hla-b27, that when present, is frequently associated with iritis and ankylosing spondylitis. Oral Prednisone can help trea... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Need to be seen: You should be seen by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. There are many conditions that could cause a painful, red eye with a white spot. These... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Possible dry eye: There can be many things that cause bilateral eye pain. Dry eyes is the most common. Artificial tears can be used for that. Our types of inflammati... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Blurred vision: Blurred vision can be due to any number of things. If you woke up with blurry vision, it's possible your eye was open during the night and it is now ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Levin
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
See your doctor!: Left arm/shoulder pain can be a sign of a heart attack or cardiac problems. If you have a known injury causing the feeling, then a physical therapist... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Levin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Levin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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"i had head injury in5 yrs back.my right eye almost blind but one side area i will see ligjt focus but it not clear its blurr. which treatmnt to recove"
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thank you. i just noticed it today but my right eye 90% of the time feels like it is in a fog. my left is the one dialated more.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Yr info helps me go back a 2d time despite their reluctance! Many thnx

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 2007MD

Awards

Phi Beta Kappa
Top Ophthalmologist , First Place, Arizona - Winter
2013
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