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We found 6 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Stuart, FL.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1050 Se Monterey Road
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. James Belville's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Belville speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and anterior segment diseases. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Mountainside Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Belville attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Belville average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
509 Se Riverside Drive; Suite 302
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Frenkel is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Stuart, FL and Port Saint Lucie, FL. Dr. Frenkel's areas of clinical interest consist of glaucoma and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Kresge Eye Institute and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement; Award.; and US News Top Doctor. Dr. Frenkel is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Retina Problems, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1441 Se Ocean Boulevard
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Carrie Palmer's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In Dr. Palmer's practice, she is particularly interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at New York Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1050 Se Monterry Road; Suite #104
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Jack Daubert is an ophthalmologist in West Palm Beach, FL and Stuart, FL. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Daubert studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Daubert include: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
509 Se Riverside Drive; Suite 302
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Heather Seith is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Stuart, FL. Before completing Dr. Seith's residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University, Dr. Seith attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Seith's areas of expertise consist of comprehensive ophthalmology and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. Seith takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems

Dr. Larissa Camejo, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1050 Se Monterey Road; Suite 104
Stuart, FL
 

Dr. Larissa Camejo sees patients in West Palm Beach, FL and Stuart, FL. Her medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Camejo has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. In her practice, Dr. Camejo focuses on glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Camejo takes. Dr. Camejo completed her residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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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.