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 is an ophthalmologist in Coral Gables, FL and Miami, FL. Dr. Aguilar's areas of expertise include the following: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and cataracts. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Medical Arts Surgery Center at Baptist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Aguilar speaks Spanish.

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

Specializes in Ophthalmology
900 Nw 17th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Christina Moon is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Moon takes Neighborhood Health Plan, AARP, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Brown University, Alpert Medical School and residency at Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Moon (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Bosnian. She is affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). She is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Oswald Rondon works as an ophthalmologist in Coral Gables, FL. Dr. Rondon's areas of clinical interest consist of glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is affiliated with Baptist Outpatient Services. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. Dr. Rondon attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Nassau University Medical Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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

Dr. Henry Trattler practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Miami, FL. He attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College for residency. These areas are among Dr. Trattler's clinical interests: glaucoma, comprehensive ophthalmology, and cataracts. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Trattler is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Trattler include: 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

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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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