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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). Dr. Vickers's clinical interests encompass plastic surgery procedures. He is affiliated with Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He attended West Virginia University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina for residency. 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.

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Clinical interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures

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

Dr. Kenneth Langley specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Fort Pierce, FL and Port Saint Lucie, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Langley include comprehensive ophthalmology. Patients gave Dr. Langley an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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

Dr. Silviano Matamoros' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with McGill University.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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

Dr. Christopher Channon is a physician who specializes in 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 particular interest for Dr. Channon include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and anterior segment diseases. Patient ratings for Dr. Channon average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2201 South Tenth Street
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. John Mallonee is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Fort Pierce, FL and Port Saint Lucie, FL. He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Mallonee's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. He takes 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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Clinical interests: Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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

Dr. Derek Ohlstein practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Ohlstein is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ohlstein accepts.

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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.