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We found 11 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 014 near Long Beach, CA.

Dr. Ehsan Sadri, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5991 E Spring Street; Suite 327
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Ehsan Sadri practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Newport Beach, CA, Huntington Beach, CA, and Long Beach, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma. Dr. Sadri is professionally affiliated with Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), Atlantis Eyecare, and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sadri takes. Dr. Sadri's practice is open to new patients. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Dr. Sadri (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Persian.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Glaucoma

Dr. Donald Natale Serafano, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3225 Palo Verde Avenue; Suite 103
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Donald Serafano is an ophthalmologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Serafano include hylaform, refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), and glaucoma. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Serafano honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Serafano's medical residency was performed at Mayo Clinic. In addition to English, Dr. Serafano (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, posterior capsular opacification (secondary cataract)

All Interests: Glasses, Botox Injection, Posterior Capsular Opacification, Hylaform, Eye Procedures, Eye Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Audrey Chia-Y Chen, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3900 Long Beach Boulevard
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Audrey Mok is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mok takes. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Mok completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Mok's distinctions include: Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Rising Stars. She is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures, Eye Problems

Dr. Lars Hans Hertzog, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2977 Redondo Avenue
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Lars Hertzog's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hertzog include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. Dr. Hertzog speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and Los Alamitos Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
5901 E. 7th Street
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Carl Hartman is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Long Beach, CA, Los Alamitos, CA, and Lakewood, CA. Dr. Hartman has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Hartman include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and glasses. He is affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center and Lakewood Regional Medical Center. Dr. Hartman honors Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors 2008. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems, cornea problems, cataracts

All Interests: Eye Surgery, Cataract Surgery, Refractive Surgery, LASIK, Eye Problems, Cornea Problems, Glasses, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3325 Palo Verde Avenue; Suite 103
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Carlos Martinez is an ophthalmologist in Long Beach, CA. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His areas of clinical interest consist of diabetes, refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), and glaucoma. Dr. Martinez is affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Martinez is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Ochsner Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Corneal Surgery, Glaucoma, Surgical Procedures, Diabetes, Refractive Surgery

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Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
4100 Long Beach Boulevard; Suite 108
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Robert Clark sees patients in Long Beach, CA. His medical specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Clark at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Clark include strabismus. His professional affiliations include Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and PIH Health. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing his residency at Jules Stein Eye Institute, Dr. Clark attended Stanford University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Larry Wayne Freeman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3325 Palo Verde Avenue; Suite 103
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Larry Freeman's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Freeman's areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, glaucoma, and glaucoma surgery. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Secure Horizons, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Freeman trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. In addition to English, Dr. Freeman speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, eye problems, dry eye syndrome, cataracts

All Interests: Glaucoma Surgery, Cataract Surgery, Macular Degeneration, Eye Problems, Glasses, Comprehensive ... (Read more)

Dr. Irene Fong Sasaki, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1045 Atlantic Avenue; Suite 1007
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Irene Sasaki is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She works in Long Beach, CA. Dr. Sasaki has a special interest in glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. She is affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Sasaki completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Eli L Chang, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3325 Palo Verde Avenue; Suite 103
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Eli Chang is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In addition to English, Dr. Chang speaks Mandarin. His professional affiliations include Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and Los Alamitos Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Chang accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures, Cancer, Eye Problems

Dr. Teresa Olavarri Rosales, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
4100 Long Beach Boulevard; #108
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Teresa Rosales specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and practices in Long Beach, CA. She has indicated that her clinical interests include eye problems. Dr. Rosales is affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Rosales has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors; Top Women Southern California Super Doctors; and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

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.