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We found 5 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Coventry Gold near Rehoboth Beach, DE.

Dr. Joseph Christopher Schwartz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Diseases
18791 John J. Williams Highway
Rehoboth Beach, DE
 

Dr. Joseph Schwartz specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has a special interest in glaucoma and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Schwartz's hospital/clinic affiliations include Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Beebe Healthcare, and Atlantic General Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Washington Hospital Center.

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All Interests: Glaucoma, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
18791 John J. Williams Highway
Rehoboth Beach, DE
 

Dr. Ralph Milner is a medical specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Milner include comprehensive ophthalmology and eye problems. He is affiliated with Beebe Healthcare. Dr. Milner honors Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Temple University.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

Dr. David Robinson, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
18791 John J Williams Highway
Rehoboth Beach, DE
 

Dr. David Robinson works as an ophthalmologist in Rehoboth Beach, DE and Millsboro, DE. In Dr. Robinson's practice, he is particularly interested in glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is professionally affiliated with Beebe Healthcare. He obtained his medical school training at Duke University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Duke University Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Frederick J Cook, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
18791 John J Williams Highway
Rehoboth Beach, DE
 

Dr. Frederick Cook works as an ophthalmologist. His clinical interests encompass glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Cook is professionally affiliated with Beebe Healthcare. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Cook is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1306 Savannah Road
Lewes, DE
 

Dr. Rodolfo Rios' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at Cayetano Heredia University, Dr. Rios performed his residency at Harlem Hospital Center. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Eye Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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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.