We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Advantage Security HMO 100 near Manteca, CA.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1144 Norman Drive; Suite 102
Manteca, CA
 

Dr. Victoria Hsu is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In her practice, Dr. Hsu focuses on eye problems. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hsu graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

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Clinical interests: Retinopathy of Prematurity, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Refractive Errors, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
200 Cottage Avenue; Suite 102
Manteca, CA
 

Dr. Stephen Lin works as an ophthalmologist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is professionally affiliated with VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). Dr. Lin honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Lin's training includes a residency program at Stanford University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
200 Cottage Avenue; Suite 102
Manteca, CA
 

Dr. Robert Foster is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Foster include strabismus. Dr. Foster takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Valley Medical Center of Fresno, Dr. Foster attended the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
1208 E North Street
Manteca, CA
 

Dr. Philip Edington is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Edington's clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Edington attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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What is Ophthalmology?

An ophthalmologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats problems of the eye. As opposed to optometrists, ophthalmologists are medical doctors, and their specialty is comprehensive eye care and eye surgery. An ophthalmologist can:
  • see patients for routine eye care
  • diagnose eye problems
  • prescribe glasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • provide refractive therapies to correct vision, such as LASIK
  • perform surgery on the eye

Ophthalmologists are trained in the same vision screening practices as optometrists; however, their practice tends to focus more on the medical and surgical management of complex eye disorders. Although vision is important, so is the physical health of the eye. An ophthalmologist performing an eye exam will examine the whole eye including the eyelids, the muscles that move the eye, the front and back parts of the eye, and the pressure inside the eye.

Patients sometimes see ophthalmologists as their primary eye care and vision doctors, or they may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a one-time problem with their eye, such as an infection. Ophthalmologists provide routine care for patients who have chronic eye diseases, such as glaucoma (where pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve sending images to the brain) or macular degeneration (an age-related eye disease that causes vision loss). In addition to providing routine care, ophthalmologists will perform eye surgery on patients who need more serious treatment, such as a corneal transplant.