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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 medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Aguilar speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Aguilar include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist. After completing medical school at the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Aguilar takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
900 Nw 17th Street
Miami, FL

Dr. Christina Moon's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Moon is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Neighborhood Health Plan, AARP, and Coventry. She obtained her medical school training at Brown University, Alpert Medical School and performed her residency at Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Moon (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Dr. Moon is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). She has an open panel.

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

Dr. Oswald Rondon specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Rondon include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Rondon honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a graduate of Nassau University Medical Center's residency program. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Outpatient Services.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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

Dr. Henry Trattler is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Miami, FL. His areas of clinical interest consist of glaucoma, cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Trattler's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Trattler attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Trattler takes. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Trattler include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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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.