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We found 8 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Anthem EPO near Escondido, CA.

Dr. John Edward Bokosky, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
700 W. El Norte Parkway
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. John Bokosky's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and cataract surgery. Dr. Bokosky accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Dr. Bokosky attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Bokosky has received the distinction of San Diego Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Bokosky's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, external eye diseases, eye problems, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery, Cornea Transplant, Pterygium Surgery, Glaucoma, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Colin Allan Scher, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
625 W. Citracado Parkway; Suite 206 Mc 6004
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Colin Scher is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in San Diego, CA, Encinitas, CA, and Escondido, CA. Dr. Scher's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Scher include strabismus. He is affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences for medical school, Dr. Scher completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Preeti Bansal, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
625 W. Citracado Parkway; Suite 206
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Preeti Bansal specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky, Dr. Bansal attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Her clinical interests encompass eye problems. Dr. Bansal takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan. Dr. Bansal is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Eye Problems

Dr. Angela Marie Moll, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
625 W. Cirtracado Parkway; Suite 206 Mc 6004
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Angela Moll is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She works in San Diego, CA, Encinitas, CA, and Escondido, CA. Dr. Moll has a special interest in eye problems. Her professional affiliations include Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego and Scripps Mercy Hospital. She studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Kresge Eye Institute. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Moll is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Eye Problems

Dr. Henry Swift OHalloran, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
625 W. Citracado Parkway; Suite 206 Mc 6004
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Henry O'Halloran is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in San Diego, CA, Encinitas, CA, and Escondido, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in eye problems. Dr. O'Halloran's hospital/clinic affiliations include Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego and Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Sharp Health Plan, and more. Dr. O'Halloran has an open panel. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and Trinity College Dublin School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Eye Problems

Dr. Neil T Choplin, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
700 W. El Norte Parkway
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Neil Choplin works as an ophthalmologist in San Diego, CA, La Jolla, CA, and Escondido, CA. Before performing his residency at Nassau Hospital, Long Island and Nassau University Medical Center, Dr. Choplin attended New York Medical College for medical school. He has a special interest in glaucoma, intraocular lens (IOL) implant, and lacrimal (tearing system) surgery. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Choplin is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, eye problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Pterygium Surgery, Glaucoma, Intraocular Lens Implant, Lacrimal ... (Read more)

Dr. Sarjan H Patel, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
830 W. Valley Parkway; #300
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Sarjan Patel is an ophthalmologist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Patel include macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Patel trained at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Patel welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Laser Surgery, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
700 W. El Norte Parkway
Escondido, CA
 

Dr. Cristiana Vasile specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). In Dr. Vasile's practice, she is particularly interested in eye problems. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Vasile (or staff) speaks Romanian, French, and Italian. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Vasile welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Eye Problems

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What are Eye Problems?

Almost every moment that we are awake, we rely on our eyes to navigate and interact with the world around us. But we rarely give our eyes much thought. The truth is, the eyes are amazing, complex and delicate organs. Millions of people every year have problems with their eyes. Some of the most common eye problems are refractive disorders, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Refractive disorders happen when the shape of your eye doesn’t let you focus very precisely. You might be myopic (nearsighted), hyperopic (farsighted), or have an astigmatism, which is a focus problem caused by the cornea. Refractive disorders can be corrected by glasses or contacts.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. It happens when fluid pressure builds up within the eye and damages the optic nerve. It is treated with medications and surgery.

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. The retina is tissue at the back of the eye that is filled with numerous, tiny blood vessels. When diabetes damages these delicate blood vessels, they burst or leak, leading to blind spots and blurred vision. Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with laser therapy and surgery, but often vision cannot be restored.

Macular degeneration is common in older adults. The macula is the central part of the retina and is responsible for crisp center vision. Over time, the cells in the macula begin to die, making central vision blurry. An early symptom of macular degeneration is that straight lines appear wavy.

Cataracts happen when the clear lens in the front of the eye becomes cloudy, making things look blurry or faded. They are extremely common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have had a cataract. In early stages, prescription glasses and magnifying lenses can help. As the cataracts get worse, surgery to replace the lens may be the best option.

More than just one of the five senses, we rely heavily on our eyes to communicate, work, and get around every day. It’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your vision stays in good shape for years to come.