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 works as a surgeon and ophthalmologist. He is affiliated with Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Dr. Vickers studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina for his residency. Dr. Vickers 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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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2201 S 10th Street
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Kenneth Langley sees patients in Fort Pierce, FL and Port Saint Lucie, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Langley has a special interest in comprehensive ophthalmology. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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

Dr. Christopher Channon's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). After attending New York Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Channon include cataracts. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts

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

Dr. Silviano Matamoros practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Matamoros accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with McGill University.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Retina Problems

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). He attended the University of Florida College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

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

Dr. Derek Ohlstein practices ophthalmology (eye disease). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from 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.
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