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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 is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Sadri is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center. His areas of expertise include glaucoma. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sadri (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), Atlantis Eyecare, and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Sadri welcomes new patients.

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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's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests include hylaform, refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), and glaucoma. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Serafano takes. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Serafano trained at Mayo Clinic for his residency. 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. Lars Hans Hertzog, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2977 Redondo Avenue
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Lars Hertzog is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Hertzog's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He 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. After attending the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Hertzog's hospital/clinic affiliations include 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

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

Dr. Audrey Mok is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. She is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. She attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Mok's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She has received the following distinctions: Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures, Eye Problems

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

Dr. Carlos Martinez, who practices in Long Beach, CA, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. In Dr. Martinez's practice, he is particularly interested in diabetes, refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), and glaucoma. He is affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Martinez is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine. He trained at Ochsner Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans for residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Martinez average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Martinez has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Carl Hartman practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Long Beach, CA, Los Alamitos, CA, and Lakewood, CA. His clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and glasses. Dr. Hartman has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors several insurance carriers, including Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Hartman has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors 2008. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center and Lakewood Regional Medical Center.

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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)

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

Dr. Eli Chang works as an ophthalmologist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. His education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Chang has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. He is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Chang's hospital/clinic affiliations include Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and Los Alamitos Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures, Cancer, Eye Problems

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

Dr. Robert Clark is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Clark's clinical interests include strabismus. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach and PIH Health. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Jules Stein Eye Institute.

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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 is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Freeman include macular degeneration, glaucoma, and glaucoma surgery. Dr. Freeman is professionally affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Secure Horizons, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Freeman speaks Spanish.

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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, who practices in Long Beach, CA, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In her practice, she is particularly interested in glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Sasaki is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Sasaki is affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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

Dr. Teresa Rosales is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist. In her practice, Dr. Rosales focuses on eye problems. Dr. Rosales is professionally affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. She trained at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for her residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Rosales include: Southern California Super Doctors; Top Women Southern California Super Doctors; and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. 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.