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We found 6 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze HMO near Saint Augustine, FL.

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Specializes in Corneal and External Diseases
1400 Us Highway 1 S
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Russell Nelligan is a cornea specialist in Saint Augustine, FL. Dr. Nelligan studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
1400 Us Highway 1 S
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth McLeod's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). She studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. McLeod trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for her residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. McLeod include comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. McLeod is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
1400 Us Highway 1 S
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Paul Hund, who practices in Saint Augustine, FL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Hund focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology. For his residency, Dr. Hund trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Hund takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
1400 Us Highway 1 S
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. Todd Thompson practices ophthalmology (eye disease). He has indicated that his clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thompson takes. Dr. Thompson attended Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia for residency.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3780 Us Hwy 1 S
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. John Vassallo practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Saint Augustine, FL and Palatka, FL. His clinical interests encompass cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Vassallo attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Vassallo completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Vassallo honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
100 Whetstone Place; #106
St Augustine, FL
 

Dr. William Oktavec is a Saint Augustine, FL physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Oktavec takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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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.