Dr. Douglas Liva

Ophthalmology
Paramus, NJ
39 years experience male

Locations

Liva Eye Center

Paramus, NJ

Address

1 W Ridgewood Ave , suite 101, Paramus, NJ
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Bio

Dr. Liva graduated from Harvard College with a degree in biochemistry. He obtained his MD from the University of Miami School of Medicine followed by a medical internship in internal medicine at Denver Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center. An ophthalmology residency was completed atthe Associated Eye residencies of NJ . Dr Liva has been board certified since 1986 and is the medical director of Liva Eye Center in Paramus NJ. He practice general ophthalmology and performs cataract surgery with premium implants including the Restor, Toric and Crystalens; Lasik and PRK refractive surgery,trabeculectomies for glaucoma , corneal transplantation , and oculoplastic surgery.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English, Polish

Doctor Q&A

131 Answers
57 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Liva
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: just don't cover the edge of the lid with makeup so you don't cover the oil gland ducts and disrupt your tearfilm
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Liva
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Not usually: Most likely you have a sub conjunctival hemorrhage which spread to involve the lid and it will clear without treatment. If you have any discomfort or ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Liva
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Floaters are painles: Floaters are not usually associated with pain. Pain with eye movement is usually either from the flu or optic neuritis. Optic neuritis would typically ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Liva is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Liva is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! It does sound like keratitis . Going to a doc on Monday. Should he determine a type of kerat. ? Bacterial etc
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I've had RP since I was a child and it has been very slowly progressing. Again, Thank-you!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! There going down,now I very nerves am ok,now this never happen,before have a nice day super bowl

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey University Hospital

Residency

Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

Awards

castle connolly top doctor
NJ Insider Top Doctor

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology, NJ academy of Ophthalmology
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