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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' specialties are surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Vickers include plastic surgery procedures. He is affiliated with Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Vickers attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures

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

Dr. Silviano Matamoros' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Matamoros graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with McGill University. He 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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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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

Dr. Kenneth Langley's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Langley takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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

Dr. Christopher Channon's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Channon focuses on cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and anterior segment diseases. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. Dr. Channon's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Channon honors 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 sees patients in Fort Pierce, FL and Port Saint Lucie, FL. His medical specialty is 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. Mallonee takes. He studied medicine 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.

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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 is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Ohlstein is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine.

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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.