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Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina

Ophthalmology
Santa Monica, CA
19 years experience female

Locations

Office

Westlake Village, CA

Address

1250 La Venta Dr., Suite 208, Westlake Village, CA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

Medicare

Access Health Solutions

Cigna

Motion Picture Industry Health Plans

Regal Medical Group

No Value

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

Office

Encino, CA

Office

Santa Monica, CA

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

Russian, Ukrainian

Doctor Q&A

5 Answers
0 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Possibly: If your eye is healthy and the only reason for vision less than 20/20 is what is known as "refractive error", then it may be correctable with eye gla... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Having : Having diabetes may not be a contraindication to having refractive surgery procedure, such as lasik. You should seek a consultation with a refractive... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Multiple Causes: "retinal lesions" is a very broad term, describing pretty much any finding located in the retina. The broad categories include infection, inflammatio... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Do not use Visine: There are multiple causes of red eyes: dry eye syndrome, blepharitis (inflammation of the eyelids) and allergic conditions are most common. The best ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Svetlana Pilyugina
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Eye lid twitch: Decrease or stop caffeine use, reduce stress levels and increase amount of hours you sleep. Occasionally, using a cold compress temporarily helps as w... Read More

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Testimonials
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Recommendations
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pilyugina is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pilyugina is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Stanford University School of Medicine
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

Stanford Hospital and Clinics

Awards

Medical Scientist Scholar Fellowship, Stanford School of Medicine
Medical Scholar, Stanford School of Medicine
Phi Beta Kappa, Honor Society

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Retina Specialists
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