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Dr. Alden Leifer, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.5 (8)
Map Pin Small Paterson, NJ
Accepting new patients
43 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alden Leifer, MD

Dr. Alden Leifer, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Paterson, NJ. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 43 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and is affiliated with Saint Joseph's University Medical Center. Dr. Leifer, completed a residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Leifer an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Leifer works at Alden Leifer, MD And Associates in Paterson, NJ. They frequently treat conditions like Foreign Body in Eye along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Leifer's Office Locations

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    Alden Leifer Md. PC
    680 Broadway Ste 114, Paterson, NJ 07514 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (973) 742-4747

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  • Saint Joseph's University Medical Center

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Foreign Body in Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Pinguecula
Pterygium
Retinal Dystrophy
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Corneal Diseases
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Cataract
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Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Dystrophy
Conjunctiva Cyst
Corneal Erosion
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Disorder of Choroid
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Eyes
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Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Progressive High Myopia
Senile Cataracts
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Cataract Removal Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Glaucoma Surgery
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Tear Duct Surgery
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Tumor
Black Eye
Blepharoconjunctivitis
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Brain Disorders
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Congenital Nystagmus
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Ulcer
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
Diabetic Cataracts
Diplopia
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Entropion
Episcleritis Periodica Fugax
Esophoria
Esotropia
Exophoria
Exotropia
Eyelid Spasm
Farsightedness
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Headache
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Herpetic Keratitis
Heterophoria
Hordeolum
Hyphema
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Juvenile Cataract
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Marfan Syndrome
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Nystagmus
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Paralytic Strabismus
Posterior Scleritis
Presbyopia
Retina Diseases
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Hemangioma
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Strabismus
Vascular Disease
Visual Field Defects
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Xanthelasma of Eyelid
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Coreoplasty
Cornea Surgery
Dilation of Outflow Canal
Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
Excision of Chalazion
Excision of Cyst
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Examination
Eye Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Goniotomy
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Pterygium Surgery
Vision Screening
Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
YAG Iridotomy
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
YAG Laser Surgery
YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 43 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Hebrew and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1093740375
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Brookdale Hopsital Medical Center|Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Alden Leifer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Leifer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Leifer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Leifer works at Alden Leifer, MD And Associates in Paterson, NJ. View the full address on Dr. Leifer’s profile.

    Dr. Leifer has seen patients for Foreign Body in Eye, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Leifer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    8 patients have reviewed Dr. Leifer. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Leifer.

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