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We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Sebastian, FL.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
14410 Us Highway 1
Sebastian, FL
 

Dr. Ralph Monnett is an ophthalmologist in Sebastian, FL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Monnett include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Monnett attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

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Specializes in General Practice, Ophthalmology
107 Woodstork Way
Sebastian, FL
 

Dr. Norman Meyer works as a general practitioner and ophthalmologist in Sebastian, FL. Dr. Meyer has a special interest in comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He trained at Grady Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia for residency.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Dr. Frank Xavier Venzara III, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
14410 U.s. 1
Sebastian, FL
 

Dr. Frank Venzara practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) in Merritt Island, FL, Titusville, FL, and Sebastian, FL. Dr. Venzara is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Cape Canaveral Hospital.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
14410 Us Highway 1
Sebastian, FL
 

Dr. Brett Steinwand works as an ophthalmologist. These areas are among Dr. Steinwand's clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and performed his residency at Vanderbilt Eye Institute. 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.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

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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.