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We found 8 ophthalmologists who accept MyBlue Bronze 1601 near Bonita Springs, FL.

Dr. Michael James Collins Jr., MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
860 111th Avenue N
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Michael Collins practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Fort Myers, FL and Naples, FL. Dr. Collins's clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for his residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Collins is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Collins honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

Dr. Ashish Govind Sharma, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3501 Health Center Boulevard; Suite 2170
Bonita Springs, FL
 

Dr. Ashish Sharma practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sharma takes. Dr. Sharma attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Kresge Eye Institute.

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Clinical interests: Research, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Florentino Enrique Palmon, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
11176 Tamiami Trail N
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Florentino Palmon sees patients in Fort Myers, FL and Naples, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Palmon is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Palmon attended Tulane University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Anterior Segment Diseases, Cornea Problems

Dr. Nadia Ameena Kazim, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3501 Health Center Boulevard; Unit 2170
Bonita Springs, FL
 

Dr. Nadia Kazim specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Bonita Springs, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Kazim include plastic surgery procedures. She studied medicine at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Kazim trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
23451 Walden Center Drive
Bonita Springs, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Pascucci, who practices in Bonita Springs, FL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Pascucci trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). His clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pascucci honors.

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Clinical interests: Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Refractive Surgery

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1435 Immokalee Road
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Zimm's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include the following: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and anterior segment diseases. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Zimm honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Zimm completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Clinical interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Matthew Peter Strachovsky, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1435 Immokalee Road
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Strachovsky's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1855 Veterans Park Drive; Suite 302
Naples, FL
 

Dr. Sunil Malkani specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Naples, FL and Fort Myers, FL. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in comprehensive ophthalmology and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Malkani accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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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.