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

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

Dr. Juan Aguilar's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Aguilar include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and cataracts. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Aguilar is a graduate of the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine. He trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Aguilar is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Retina Problems, Glaucoma, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1097 S. Lejeune Road
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Oswald Rondon is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Coral Gables, FL. After attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Rondon completed his residency training at Nassau University Medical Center. His areas of expertise include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rondon takes. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Rondon is professionally affiliated with Baptist Outpatient Services.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Specializes in Ophthalmology
900 Nw 17th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Christina Moon is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at Brown University, Alpert Medical School, Dr. Moon performed her residency at Wilmer Eye Institute. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Neighborhood Health Plan, AARP, and Coventry. Dr. Moon (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Vietnamese. She is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). She is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Henry Trattler sees patients in Miami, FL. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In Dr. Trattler's practice, he is particularly interested in glaucoma, comprehensive ophthalmology, and cataracts. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. 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. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Trattler include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Glaucoma

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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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