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Dr. Jeffrey David Baumann, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
600 N 14th Street
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Baumann is an ophthalmologist in Mount Dora, FL and Leesburg, FL. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in cataracts. Dr. Baumann accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Baumann obtained his medical school training at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and performed his residency at Ochsner Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts

Specializes in Ophthalmology
601 E Dixie Avenue; Suite 201
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Scott Wehrly is an ophthalmologist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in cataracts. Dr. Wehrly takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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All Interests: Cataracts

Specializes in Ophthalmology
601 E Dixie Avenue; Suite 201
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Mark Vocci sees patients in Tavares, FL and Leesburg, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Vocci completed his residency training at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Specializes in Ophthalmology
601 E. Dixie Avenue; #201
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Shelby Terpstra is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Terpstra include cataracts. Dr. Terpstra is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Dr. Terpstra's residency was performed at Metropolitan Hospital.

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All Interests: Cataracts

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1131 North Boulevard E
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Ethiraj Ramchander is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Kresge Eye Institute, Dr. Ramchander attended the University of Madras for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

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What are Eye Problems?

Almost every moment that we are awake, we rely on our eyes to navigate and interact with the world around us. But we rarely give our eyes much thought. The truth is, the eyes are amazing, complex and delicate organs. Millions of people every year have problems with their eyes. Some of the most common eye problems are refractive disorders, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Refractive disorders happen when the shape of your eye doesn’t let you focus very precisely. You might be myopic (nearsighted), hyperopic (farsighted), or have an astigmatism, which is a focus problem caused by the cornea. Refractive disorders can be corrected by glasses or contacts.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. It happens when fluid pressure builds up within the eye and damages the optic nerve. It is treated with medications and surgery.

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. The retina is tissue at the back of the eye that is filled with numerous, tiny blood vessels. When diabetes damages these delicate blood vessels, they burst or leak, leading to blind spots and blurred vision. Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with laser therapy and surgery, but often vision cannot be restored.

Macular degeneration is common in older adults. The macula is the central part of the retina and is responsible for crisp center vision. Over time, the cells in the macula begin to die, making central vision blurry. An early symptom of macular degeneration is that straight lines appear wavy.

Cataracts happen when the clear lens in the front of the eye becomes cloudy, making things look blurry or faded. They are extremely common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have had a cataract. In early stages, prescription glasses and magnifying lenses can help. As the cataracts get worse, surgery to replace the lens may be the best option.

More than just one of the five senses, we rely heavily on our eyes to communicate, work, and get around every day. It’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your vision stays in good shape for years to come.
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