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Dr. John Legarreta, MD

Ophthalmology*
5.0 (13)
Map Pin Small Buffalo, NY
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. John Legarreta, MD

Dr. John Legarreta, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Legarreta, completed a fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami. Dr. Legarreta, completed a residency at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Legarreta an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Legarreta works at Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin - Greenfield in Buffalo, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Blepharitis, Dry Eyes and Tear Duct Disorders 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. Legarreta's Office Locations

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    Legarreta Eye Center
    1301 N Forest Rd Ste 7, Buffalo, NY 14221 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 633-2203

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Eastern Niagara Hospital - Lockport
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital, St. Joseph Campus

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Treatment frequency



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Blepharitis
Dry Eyes
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Tear Duct Disorders
Glaucoma
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Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Accommodation Disorders
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharoconjunctivitis
Cataract
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Chronic Conjunctivitis
Corneal Diseases
Diabetic Cataracts
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Farsightedness
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Herpetic Keratitis
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Keratitis
Lazy Eye
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Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Ocular Hypertension
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Senile Cataracts
Strabismus
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Iridectomy
Iridotomy
Anisocoria
Anterior Scleritis
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Astigmatism
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Tumor
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Brain Disorders
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Congenital Nystagmus
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Convergence Insufficiency
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diplopia
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Disorder of Choroid
Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Episcleritis Periodica Fugax
Esophoria
Esotropia
Exophoria
Exotropia
Eye Pain
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Eyelid Spasm
Floaters
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Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
Foreign Body in Eye
Headache
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Heterophoria
Hordeolum
Hypertropia
Hyphema
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Hypopyon
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Hypotony of Eye
Hypotropia
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Iridocyclitis
Iris Ciliary Degeneration
Keratoconus
Macular Degeneration
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Miosis
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Nystagmus
Optic Neuritis
Orbital Cellulitis
Paralytic Strabismus
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pinguecula
Posterior Scleritis
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Retina Diseases
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retrobulbar Neuritis
Serous Detachment Retina
Sjögren's Syndrome
Stye
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Temporal Arteritis
Thyroid Disease
Tonic Pupil
Trichiasis
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vascular Disease
Vitreous Hemorrhage
B-Scan Ultrasound
BlephEx™ for Blepharitis
Contact Lens Treatment
Cornea Surgery
Cosmetic Botox® Injection
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Excision of Chalazion
Eye Examination
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Laser Trabeculoplasty
LASIK
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LipiFlow® Procedure
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Scatter Laser Treatment
Tear Duct Surgery
Vision Screening
YAG Iridotomy
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    About Dr. John Legarreta, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1629395892
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • State University of New York at Buffalo
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. John Legarreta, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Legarreta is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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

    Dr. Legarreta works at Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin - Greenfield in Buffalo, NY. View the full address on Dr. Legarreta’s profile.

    Dr. Legarreta has seen patients for Blepharitis, Dry Eyes and Tear Duct Disorders, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Legarreta on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Legarreta. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Legarreta.

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