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We found 5 ophthalmologists who accept Medicare near Clermont, FL.

Dr. John Carlton Randolph, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1655 E. Hwy 50; Suite 204
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. John Randolph is an ophthalmologist. Dr. Randolph accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Lake Hospital and Winter Haven Hospital.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3195 Citrus Tower Boulevard
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Jacqueline Flud is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Flud honors. Her education and training includes medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at OhioHealth - Doctors Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Flud (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

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Clinical interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
14244 State Road 50
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Michael Pennachio sees patients in Leesburg, FL and Clermont, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Pennachio is especially interested in comprehensive ophthalmology. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Pennachio trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
14244 Sr 50
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Sheridan's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests encompass comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Sheridan is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital. He studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Sheridan trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
14244 State Rd 50
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Craig Fishman is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has a special interest in comprehensive ophthalmology. He studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Fishman completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Fishman takes Medicare insurance.

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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.