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We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept First Health near Miami, FL.

Dr. John Pedro Aguilar, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 402
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Juan Aguilar's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include the following: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Aguilar graduated from the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Aguilar's residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Retina Problems, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Oswald Rondon, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1097 Sw Lejeune Road
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Oswald Rondon is a Coral Gables, FL physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). After attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Rondon's clinical interests include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Outpatient Services.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
900 Nw 17th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Christina Moon's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). In addition to English, Dr. Moon (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Vietnamese. She is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Dr. Moon obtained her medical school training at Brown University, Alpert Medical School and performed her residency at Wilmer Eye Institute. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Moon accepts Neighborhood Health Plan, AARP, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Henry L Trattler, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
900 Nw 17th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Henry Trattler is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He obtained his medical school training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. In Dr. Trattler's practice, he is particularly interested in glaucoma, cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and comprehensive ophthalmology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Trattler has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens ... (Read more)

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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.