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We found 5 ophthalmologists who accept Health Net Seniority Plus Green near Santa Cruz, CA.

Dr. Jason Alan Luksich, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2025 Soquel Avenue; 3rd Floor
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Jason Luksich sees patients in Santa Cruz, CA. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His education and training includes medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine and residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Luksich's clinical interests include macular degeneration, amblyopia (lazy eye), and uveitis. He is rated highly by his patients. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Luksich accepts. In addition to English, Dr. Luksich speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cataract Surgery, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Eye Problems, Thyroid ... (Read more)

Dr. Anna Kesler-Diaz, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2025 Soquel Avenue; 3rd Floor
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Anna Kesler-Diaz's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Kesler-Diaz speaks Russian. Her clinical interests include macular degeneration, macular hole, and glaucoma. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Kesler-Diaz obtained her medical school training at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine and performed her residency at VA Long Beach Healthcare System and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Trabeculectomy, Cataract Surgery, Anterior Segment Surgery, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark H Levin, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2025 Soquel Avenue; Level 3
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Marc Levin specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Levin include eye problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). Dr. Levin honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Levin welcomes new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and residency at Scheie Eye Institute.

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Clinical interests: Eye Movement Disorders, Strabismus Surgery, Facial Problems, Eye Problems, Thyroid Problems, Botox ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan Michael St. Clair, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2025 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Ryan St.Clair works as an ophthalmologist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. St.Clair include eye problems. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. Dr. St.Clair's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Cataract Surgery, Partial-Thickness Corneal Transplant, Descemet's Stripping Endothelial ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark F Lieberman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1665 Dominican Way; Suite 224
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Marc Lieberman specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lieberman include glaucoma and cataracts. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Lieberman obtained his medical school training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Wilmer Eye Institute. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Lieberman is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Trabeculectomy, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Diseases, Imaging ... (Read more)

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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.