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We found 11 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1483 near Bradenton, FL.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
217 Manatee Avenue East
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Scott Silverman is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Silverman include strabismus. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He 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. He obtained his medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and performed his residency at Doheny Eye Institute. Dr. Silverman has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
201 Fourth Avenue E; Suite 3
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Robert Snyder, who practices in Sarasota, FL and Bradenton, FL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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All Interests: Cancer, Eye Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Eric Lee Berman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
217 Manatee Avenue E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Eric Berman's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He obtained his medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Berman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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All Interests: Eye Problems, Plastic Surgery Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
6002 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. J. Foster is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Bradenton, FL and Sarasota, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Foster include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Foster attended Emory University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Cornea Problems, External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Jeffrey Michael Davis, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
217 Manatee Avenue E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Davis' medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Davis's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Cornea Problems, External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Robert Steven Friedman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
6002 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Robert Friedman's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Friedman include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Friedman is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Dr. Friedman performed his residency at Ochsner Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
426 Manatee Avenue W
Brandenton, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Pope is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise consist of cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pope is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Pope trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky.

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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. Murray Lewis Friedberg, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
217 Manatee Avenue E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Murray Friedberg practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Bradenton, FL and Sarasota, FL. He graduated from Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Friedberg trained at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) for residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Friedberg is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for 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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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Cornea Problems, External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
217 Manatee Avenue E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Robert Edelman's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Before completing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Edelman attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Patients rated Dr. Edelman highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to 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
5117 26th Street W; Suite B
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Peter Livingston is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Bradenton, FL. His areas of clinical interest consist of vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Livingston graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
217 Manatee Avenue E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Pooja Khator's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Her clinical interests encompass glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Khator accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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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.