Dr. David Neima

Dr. David Neima

Ophthalmologist
New Westminster, BC
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Dr. David Neima Bio

Dr. David Neima , Ophthalmologist, New Westminster graduated from medical school at Dalhousie medical school in 1977, where he also completed his Ophthalmology Residency from 1982-1986. In 1986, He taught at the Izaac Walton Killam hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia as a Professor of Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology. Dr. David Neima , Ophthalmologist, New Westminster  then opened his own practice here at New West Eyes in 1986.

Dr. David Neima , Ophthalmologist, New Westminster  volunteers his time teaching ophthalmology around the world such as, China, Zaire, Uganda, Mexico and Vietnam. He also works on the operation Eyesight global project in India which has done over 60,000 cataract surgeries.Dr. David Neima , Ophthalmologist, New Westminster holds free eyeglass clinics in the lower mainland with the Knights of Malta and volunteers his time doing free screening eye clinics a few times a year with the rotary club.

 

Education

DALHOUSIE MEDICAL SCHOOL
Doctor of Medicine, 1977

DALHOUSIE MEDICAL SCHOOL
Ophthalmology Residency, 1986

 



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Keywords: retina, macular disease, vitreous humour, Dry Eye,  vitreoretinal surgery, uveitis, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, Glaucoma and Intravitreal Injections

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( Dr. David Neima, Local Ophthalmologist New Westminster, BC ), may talk about some of the conditions and some of the treatment options shown on the videos. Always talk with your Local Ophthalmologist about the information you learnt from the videos in regards to treatments for What is Glaucoma? and procedures the Local Ophthalmologist could  perform and if they would be appropriate for you. Remember good information is the corner stone to understanding your condition or disease.

local ophthalmologist is different from a local optometrist in that an optometrist doesn’t perform surgery. If you have a condition known as ocular hypertension, which is a result of high ocular pressure, your risk of developing glaucoma increases.Your optometrist or ophthalmologist may want to lower your IOP as a preventative measure.

Please contact ( Dr. David Neima, Local Ophthalmologist New Westminster, BC ) to enquire if this health care provider is accepting new patients.Patients are often concerned that an injection of material into their eye will be a painful or scary procedure. In fact, after the first or second injection, patients become quite at ease with the idea that they will have these injections, Following an intravitreal injection, you may feel pressure or grittiness in the eye, slight bleeding on the white of the eye and floaters in your vision. These are temporary and normal. As glaucoma progresses, it damages more and more of your optic nerve fibers, leading to vision loss. With primary open-angle glaucoma, the fluid can’t effectively flow back out of your eye. Angle-closure glaucoma occurs when the iris of the eye closes off the drainage angle completely, causing an increase in IOP pressure and damage to the optic nerve.

Glaucoma is a condition where there is increased pressure within the eyeball, causing damage to the optic nerve and gradual loss of sight.  If glaucoma is detected early preventative measures can be taken to save vision loss.

Cataracts can affect both eyes or just one, and some patients experience mild symptoms, while others can barely see any shapes or movements. Cataract symptoms include blurry vision, haloes, sensitivity to bright lights, decreased night vision, frequent changes in eyeglass prescriptions, and faded colours.

Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that primarily affect the optic nerve, which transmits visual information from the retina to the brain. In most cases of glaucoma, damage to the optic nerve is associated with increased pressure within the eye, known as intraocular pressure (IOP). However, glaucoma can also occur without elevated IOP, known as normal-tension glaucoma.

When the pressure inside the eye becomes elevated, it can cause compression and damage to the retinal fibers that make up the optic nerve. These fibers are responsible for transmitting visual signals to the brain, allowing us to see.

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Ratings for Dr. David Neima, Local Ophthalmologist, New Westminster BC, Glaucoma NOW

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    I’ve been under his care for over a decade now, he is by far the best out there- his knowledge cannot be surpassed, and as an added bonus he has a jovial personality! Very lucky to have him look after my vision issues, and also learned he is a neuro-opthamologist specialist after he discovered a T.I.A. I had suffered more recently. Again, optimal care with him, no better out there!
    Submitted: February 24, 2023
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    Dr. David Neima, Local Ophthalmologist, New Westminster BC, Glaucoma Now has been very helpful.
    Submitted: August 22, 2022
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    Happy to Rate Dr. David Neima, Ophthalmologist, New Westminster, BC as excellent.
    Submitted: September 18, 2017

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