We found 6 ophthalmologists who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1416 near Fort Pierce, FL.

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Specializes in Surgery, Ophthalmology
2100 Nebraska Avenue; Suite 113
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. William Vickers' areas of specialization are surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease); he sees patients in Fort Pierce, FL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Vickers's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Vickers is professionally affiliated with Sinai Hospital of Baltimore.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2201 S 10th Street
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Kenneth Langley's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include comprehensive ophthalmology. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Langley takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Specializes in Ophthalmology
2201 South Tenth Street
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. John Mallonee specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Mallonee takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Florida College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
2201 S 10th Street
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Channon's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Channon attended medical school at New York Medical College. Areas of expertise for Dr. Channon include cataracts. Dr. Channon has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts

Specializes in Ophthalmology
2504 Acorn Street; #d
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Silviano Matamoros' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He honors 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 the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with McGill University.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Retina Problems

Specializes in Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology
2201 S 10th Street
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Derek Ohlstein's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Ohlstein accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.
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