Dr. Aaron Cohn

Ophthalmology
Philadelphia, PA
18 years experience male

Locations

Riddle eye Associates

Media, PA

Address

1098 West Baltimore Pike, Suite 3302, Media, PA, US
Directions

Practice website

Fax

6105669390

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Tricare

Keystone Mercy Health Plan, Inc

Independence Blue Cross Group

Keystone Eye Associates

Philadelphia, PA

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Ophthalmology

Doctor Q&A

15 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Dry eyes: The symptoms of grittiness or feeling of something is in your eyes can be from a number of causes. By and far the most common is dry eyes or blepharit... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
IOP is not glaucoma: The pressure inside the eye is only one of the risk factors for diagnosing glaucoma. The thickness of the cornea, the size of the optic nerve and the... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Where is the freckle: Yes and no. It depends on its location. If the freckle is on the retina then it is the purvey of a retinal specialist. If it is on the iris then an... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Many: It is hard to answer in 400 characters. But here goes. 1. Laser treatments aim at increasing outflow. 2. Various surgeries to augment or add to the ou... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Follow up: do you want your eyes completely white? This is an unnatural state for the eyes and would mean there is no more circulation. The conjunctiva should h... Read More
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A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Variable: johnF296: that depends on if you have glaucoma or not and at what stage you are. If you do not have glaucoma than annual pressure checks are fine. If... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Breath easy: MERS stands for Middle East respiratory syndrome. It is caused by a novel coronavirus that was first reported in Saudis Arabia in 2012. It is not co... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Stye care: These are very common and care be treated conservatively 90% of the time. A warm compress and los scrubs open up the oil glass which are blocked. (ht... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Perceived randomness : The movement of the eyes are broken down into several basic types. Saccadic eye movement which are rapid and the pursuits which are slower. The percei... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
No prove evidence : There is no evidence that this vitamin will aid in the treatment of glaucoma. It is purely for slowing the progression of moderate dry macular degener... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Tough case: There are a number of possibilities. It is important to insure there is nothing physically under your lid so flushing out with an eye wash is a good ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Many: there are several other drops in the same class as travatan. Two are generic (latanoprost and transports) as well as zioptan, lumigan and rescula. Th... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Corneal thickness: A lasik enhancement can be done safely if there is enough residual corneal thickness.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Tough disease: This is a tough one to deal with. Sjogren's disease is defined by its dry eye and mouth. Contracts cause more drying by their nature of reducing the... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cohn
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Yes: a PA can specialize in ophthalmology. However, in my experience PA are utilized most often in the OR. I have met one ophthalmology PA in my career.
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cohn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cohn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

William Beaumont Hospital

Affiliations

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Glaucoma Society
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
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