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We found 15 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Coventry Bronze HMO near Trinity, FL.

Dr. Nancy Elizabeth Williams-Wallace, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
36422 Us Highway 19n
Palm Harbor, FL
 

Dr. Nancy Williams-Wallace is an ophthalmologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Williams-Wallace include macular degeneration, comprehensive ophthalmology, and contact lenses. She has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at Howard University College of Medicine, she performed her residency at Howard University Hospital. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Williams-Wallace's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, eye problems

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Laser Surgery, Eye Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Contact Lenses

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Brian Phillpotts is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). The average patient rating for Dr. Phillpotts is 3.5 stars out of 5. In Dr. Phillpotts's practice, he is particularly interested in glaucoma and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Phillpotts takes. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at Howard University Hospital. Dr. Phillpotts speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Estuardo-Alfonso Alfonso Ponce, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. E. Ponce is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Tarpon Springs, FL. Dr. Ponce (or staff) speaks Spanish, Russian, and Hindi. His areas of expertise include vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. Ponce attended Francisco Marroquin University Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Ponce 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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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Dr. Clinton Woods Sheets, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2031 Little Road
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Clinton Sheets practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Clearwater, FL and Trinity, FL. In Dr. Sheets's practice, he is particularly interested in glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sheets takes. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Dr. Herbert Paul Knauf III, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2031 Little Road
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Herbert Knauf is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Knauf include macular degeneration, radial keratotomy, and contact lenses. After attending the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Knauf takes.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, dry eyes, external eye diseases, cornea problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Radial Keratotomy, Implant Surgery, Macular Degeneration, Laser Surgery, Refractive Surgery, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Dan Montzka is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His clinical interests encompass retina surgery and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Patient reviews placed Dr. Montzka at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Montzka's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Scheie Eye Institute and Wills Eye Institute. Dr. Montzka (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2031 Little Road
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Andrea Lusk is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. She has indicated that her clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. Lusk graduated from Morehouse School of Medicine. Her average patient rating is 1.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lusk takes.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
43309 U.s. Highway 19n
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Deppermann is an ophthalmologist in Tarpon Springs, FL and Lake Worth, FL. Dr. Deppermann's areas of expertise include the following: glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Boston Medical Center. Dr. Deppermann has received professional recognition including the following: Honorary Teaching Award, Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary. He offers interpreting services for his patients. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Gustavo Gamero specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Tarpon Springs, FL and Spring Hill, FL. He is especially interested in glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Gamero's education and training includes medical school at Cayetano Heredia University and residency at Catholic Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Byung-Joon Ahn's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Ahn's areas of expertise include retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Ahn trained at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems

Dr. Robert Charles Urban Jr., MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5347 Main Street; Suite 100
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Robert Urban is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Urban include glaucoma. He is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Urban honors. Dr. Urban attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Diseases

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

Dr. James Powers is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Powers studied medicine at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Albany Medical Center. Dr. Powers is affiliated with Largo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, dry eyes

All Interests: Dry Eyes, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
43309 Us Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Warren Hamilton's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests encompass anterior segment diseases and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Hamilton is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Pediatric Dental, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment Diseases

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2020 Seven Springs Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Geeta Shah specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Her areas of clinical interest consist of glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Shah attended L.T. Municipal Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College & General Hospital for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
43309 Us Hwy. 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL
 

Dr. Brandon Rodriguez is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests encompass cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Rodriguez 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 a graduate of Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Rodriguez's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Cornea 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.