We found 7 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept United Healthcare Catastrophic near Port Richey, FL.

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Dr. Daniel Peter Montzka, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
10730 Us; 19 Ste 7
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Dan Montzka is a Port Richey, FL physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Montzka's clinical interests: retina surgery and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Scheie Eye Institute and Wills Eye Institute for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Montzka (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is professionally affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Retina Problems, Retina Surgery, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Carey Thomas Rowan, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5305 Grand Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Carey Rowan is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include macular degeneration, glaucoma surgery, and cataract surgery. Dr. Rowan is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Trinity. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at St. George's University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Greater Baltimore Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration

All Interests: Glaucoma Surgery, Cataract Surgery, YAG Laser Surgery, Macular Degeneration

Dr. Jason M Handza, DO
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
10730 Us Highway 19; Suite 7
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Jason Handza sees patients in Saint Petersburg, FL, Port Richey, FL, and Pinellas Park, FL. His medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Handza is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Kettering Medical Center and Grandview Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Largo Medical Center and BayCare Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, vitreous problems

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
5413 Us Highway 19
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. James Powers is a retina specialist in New Port Richey, FL, Clearwater, FL, and Saint Petersburg, FL. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Powers attended the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Albany Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with Largo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, dry eyes, vitreous problems

All Interests: Dry Eyes, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
5340 Gulf Drive; Suite 101
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Juan Sanchez's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He obtained his medical school training at National University of San Marcos and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. His clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. Patient reviews placed Dr. Sanchez at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sanchez is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

Specializes in Ophthalmology
11031 Us Highway 19; Suite 106
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Andrea Lusk specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient reviews placed her at an average of 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lusk honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She studied medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems

Dr. Jason Leonid Swerdloff, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
8220 Us 19 North
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Jason Swerdloff's specialties are facial plastic surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), and head & neck plastic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Swerdloff's areas of expertise include the following: chin implants, botox injection, and eyelid retraction repair. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Swerdloff is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Eyelid Retraction Repair, Ptosis Repair, Chin Implants, Chin Surgery, Facelift, Forehead Lift, Brow ... (Read more)

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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.
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