Dr. Olivia Liao

Ophthalmology
Waltham, MA
30 years experience female

Locations

Office

Lexington, MA

Address

Lexington Eye Associates, 21 Worthen Road, Lexington, MA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: 9:00am - 12pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

Lexington Eye Associates

Lexington, MA

Lexington Eye Associates

Concord, MA

Surgisite Boston

Waltham, MA

About

Bio

Olivia Liao, M.D., F.A.C.S. |SpecialtyComprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract SurgeryCollegeBoston UniversityMedical SchoolBoston UniversityResidencyInternal Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Ophthalmology, Tufts New England Medical CenterBiographyDr. Liao is originally from New York City. She attended Stuyvesant High School and The Juilliard School, graduating at age sixteen. She then attended Boston University’s Six-Year Medical School. She completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She was Board Certified in Internal Medicine in 1994, and became a practicing internist at Harvard Community Health Plan in Burlington.Dr. Liao then completed her residency in Ophthalmology at Tufts New England Medical Center. During her senior year she shared the Chief Residency position. She was Board Certified in Ophthalmology in 1997 and 2007. Following her ophthalmology residency Dr. Liao joined Lexington Eye Associates. She is married with three children. She loves reading, knitting, gardening, tennis, swimming, and music.Dr. Liao is a member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology, Board Certified

Languages spoken

English, Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

884 Answers
1.7K Agrees
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Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Most likely nothing: To worry about. The circulation to the feet can constrict when cold, giving the blue appearance.
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Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Consult oculoplastic: Surgeon to discuss options.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible causes: Include allergic edema, edema from fluid retention, inspissated meibomian oil glands, herniation of orbital fat.
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Sep 20, 2013
Dr. Liao is clearly very knowledgeable in Ophthalmology. She is providing a valuable service to the public via Healthtap. I endorse Dr. Liao.
Sep 20, 2013
Dedicated ophthalmologist. Great answers. Very intelligent. Highly recommend.
wonderfully sensitive Dr; her expertise, wisdom and accuracy are outstanding !
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I appreciate your time and advice. I'll make an appointment for an MRI
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine
Graduated 1990MD

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

Tufts Medical Center

Residency

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Residency

BRIGHAM AND WOMEN

Residency

TUFTS MEDICAL CENTER

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
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