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Dr. Daniel Gradin

Ophthalmology
Longview, WA
37 years experience male

Locations

Casey Eye Institute/OHSU

Longview, WA

Address

600 Triangle Ctr., Suite 400, Longview, WA
Directions

Fax

3604230697

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

Vision Service Plan

Office

Longview, WA

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

Swahili

Doctor Q&A

60 Answers
16 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See you eye doctor: Any time that you have pain in your eye, you should have an exam by your eye md to ensure that there is not a more serious problem.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See an eye doctor: It would be best to have an exam with a pediatric ophthalmologist (or a general ophthalmologist who sees children) to ensure that all the structures o... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See an eye MD: Several conditions can give you eye pain, and the best plan is to have a complete exam with an eye doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Referral: If it is in only one eye, it could be a blocked tear drainage duct. Ask your doctor for a referral to an ophthalmologist who could decide whether it ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye MD: See your eye md to make sure that it is not a more serious problem.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See eye MD: He could see an ophthalmologist first, and then could be referred to a neurologist if necessary.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Blurred vision: Obviously, you wouldn't see as well, but there are usually no harmful effects in an adult. However, if a child under the age of 8 with significant as... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Regular eye exams: Rhematoid arthritis can often cause your eyes and/or mouth to be dry. Over-the-counter lubricating drops can work in most cases, but occasionally it ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Warm compresses: Keep applying warm compresses until it drains.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
No: Pink eye is often caused by a viral infection, or sometime bacteria, and if you avoid touching the eyes, it might remain in only one eye.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Sometimes: Sometimes people who have night blindness will also have a retinal problem that make them sensitive to sunlight.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Maybe: It might be ok, depending on the amount of your astigmatism and the curvature of your cornea. Your ophthalmolgist can advise you based on tests in th... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Refractive error: The most common cause is "refractive error" which means near-sighted, far-sighted, astigmatism, or a combination. See your local eye doctor for an ex... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye doctor: If by "circle lenses" you mean contact lenses, then yes, they are generally safe for people with astigmatism.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Yes: Blurred vision can occur in up to 3% of patients who use fanapt, (iloperidone) according to www.Drugs.Com. It would be best for you to see your eye m... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye MD: See your eye doctor to make sure that you don't have a more serious eye problem.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
No: It depends on the size of the print on "line 8" and the distance from the chart. It is common for people to read the 20/15 equivalent, and not unusua... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye doctor: If you followed the instructions properly for the cleaner, it shouldn't make your eyes red. See your eye doctor to make sure that your contacts are s... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye doctor: It depends what you mean by "circle lenses." if you mean contact lenses, then you need to return to your eye doctor for a proper fitting.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See an eye doctor: See a good eye md for a complete exam, and suggestions for treatment.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Yes: A surgical procedure can correct the alignment of a "lazy eye" to make it appear straight. But if the vision is reduced in a lazy eye ("amblyopia"), ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye MD: See your eye md to make sure that you don't have a more serious problem. If it is allergy, you could try a cold pack to reduce the inflammation.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Yes, occasionally.: Some people gradually lose the ability to keep their eyes in alignment, especially if their eyes were crossing as a child. Get an exam from your loca... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye MD: See your eye md to make sure there is not a more serious problem. Sometimes contact lenses help you see better than glasses. Have your eye doctor ch... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See ophthalmologist: It would be best for her to go to a university eye clinic that specialized labs for confirming the diagnosis and deciding the best treatment.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Maybe: It depends on the amount of astigmatism, the age of the patient and the visual needs. See your ophthalmologist for the most appropriate advice.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Blurred vision: If you are talking about a glasses prescription, then you might have slightly blurred vision in the far distance until your eyes adjust. If it doesn'... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Ask for a referral: Ask your eye doctor if it is possible to have a referral to a neuro-ophthalmologist, or to a university eye clinic.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See an eye MD: With those symptoms, it would be best for you to have a complete exam by an eye doctor.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See an eye doctor: We recommend taking your son to a pediatric ophthalmologist for a complete exam, including refraction, to ensure that the internal structures of the e... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See eye doctor: See an eye md to make sure that you don't have a more serious problem.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Loss of color vision: In the retina of your eye, there are rods (for seeing in the dark) and cones (for seeing color and fine detail). There are three types of cones, simi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye MD: If the white part of your eye has become blood red, then it is usually a broken blood vessel, which not as serious and can clear in a week or so. But... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Yes: Up to 8% of college age students (about 1 out of 10) were able to produce "voluntary nystagmus" in one study, and most of them had a relative who coul... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See eye doctor: It would be best to have an exam with an ophthalmologist, to check for conditions such as blepharitis.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Not enough info: Not enough information to answer your question. If these measurements were done by your eye doctor, they could explain it to you.
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye doctor: See your eye md to ensure that there is not a more serious problem.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye MD: See your eye md to make sure that you don't have a more serious eye problem.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Photophobia: If you mean an eye that has an illness or disease, it can often cause the eye to be sensitive to sunligt. In an older person, progressive increase in... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
One month: Usually if a chalazion hasn't cleared after about one month, then it would be reasonable to have it drained by the eye surgeon.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Vitreous traction: One possible cause is tension or pulling on the small fibers in the vitreous jelly of the eye. It would be best to have an exam with your eye doctor ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Eye exam: If you haven't already seen an ophthalmologist, then have a complete eye exam, including gonioscopy to check for narrow angle glaucoma.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See an eye doctor: See an eye doctor to ensure that you don't have a more serious problem.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See eye doctor: It would be best for you to see an ophthalmologist to do a complete exam and determine the nature of your problem.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See eye MD: Several things can cause your vision to appear "shaky, " usually conditions associated with a neurological problem. Your best course of action is to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Allergy: Some people can develop sensitivities or allergies to contact lens solution, so you could try switching to a different contact solution. If that does... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Probaby yes: Eye color can change slightly over time, without any other problems. But if you haven't had an eye exam for more than 2 years, then it is worthwhile ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye MD: Sometimes this symptom can be caused by glaucoma, so you should see an ophthalmologist to have your eyes checked for glaucoma.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
See your eye doctor: Start by seeing your eye md to ensure that you don't have a more serious problem.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Gradin
Ophthalmology 37 years experience
Yes: The power or "size" of the intraocular lens (iol) is determined similar to measuring shoe size-- by measuring the the length of the eyeball and the cu... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dr. Timothy Vrtiska
Nov 27, 2012
I have observed Dr. Dan Gradin in our clinic and the operating room for two years now. I feel he is dedicated to providing compassionate care with optimal outcomes regardless of the circumstances. He...Read More
Nov 27, 2012
Dr. Gradin has performed thousands of eye surgeries in his career. He is also dedicated to humanitarian service and spent several years living in Kenya and providing surgical eye care to the local pop...Read More
Dr. Steven Bailey
Nov 27, 2012
I endorse this doctor. Dr. Gradin is an excellent physician and surgeon. I trust his clinical and surgical skills and would be delighted if he took care of members of my family.
HealthTap member
Thank you. Have an opthamologist appt tomorrow. Here's to hoping no sight is lost...
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank u so much. Will have it checked out.
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Have done. DX with Brain T 2007 states not related. In limbo on Both.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Graduated 1990MD

Medical/Graduate school

Oregon State University
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Residency

Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Awards

Chief Resident, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Ophthalmology Residency
Top Ophthalmologist , First Place, Washington - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

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

Publications

Post-op fibrin formation with intracameral cefuroxime vs. placebo in pediatric cataract surgery.
Simultaneous bilateral cataract surgery with IOL implantation in pediatric patients in Kenya
Ahmed glaucoma valve implant: Experience in East Africa.
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