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We found 6 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept MyBlue near Miami, FL.

Dr. Audina Maria Berrocal, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
900 Nw 17th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Audina Berrocal sees patients in Miami, FL and Naples, FL. Her medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Tufts University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University. Dr. Berrocal is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Retina Surgery

Dr. Elizabeth Ann Hodapp, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
900 Nw 17th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Hodapp is an ophthalmologist in Miami, FL. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and then she performed her residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hodapp include glaucoma. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma

Dr. Alan Michael Silbert, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1190 Nw 95th Street; Suite 201
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Alan Silbert's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Silbert's areas of expertise consist of comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. Dr. Silbert obtained his medical school training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and performed his residency at U.S. Public Health Service Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Cornea Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases

Dr. Hong Jiang, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1150 Nw 14th Street; Suite 609
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Hong Jiang is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She is a graduate of Zhejiang University. Dr. Jiang trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Eye Problems

Dr. Alberto Joaquin Aran, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1097 South West Lejeune Road
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Alberto Aran practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Miami, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, and Hialeah, FL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Aran include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and anterior segment diseases. He is professionally affiliated with Aran Eye Associates. Dr. Aran accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Aran speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Norman Joseph Schatz, MD
Specializes in Other
900 N.w. 17th Street
Miami, FL
 

Patient reviews placed Dr. Norman Schatz at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Schatz honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Miami Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Eye 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.