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Specializes in Ophthalmology
6000 Hillandale Drive; Suite 130
Lithonia, GA
 

Dr. Augustus Stephens practices ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include the following: glaucoma, glasses, and cataract surgery. Dr. Stephens takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Morehouse School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Howard University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Stephens is affiliated with Atlanta Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Glasses, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Contact Lenses

Specializes in Ophthalmology
5900 Hillandale Drive; Suite 345
Lithonia, GA
 

Dr. Lawrence Brack is an ophthalmologist in Lithonia, GA and Lagrange, GA. His areas of expertise include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Brack studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Specializes in Ophthalmology
5900 Hillandale Drive; Suite 345
Lithonia, GA
 

Dr. Clifford Seward works as an ophthalmologist in Lithonia, GA. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a graduate of Harlem Hospital Center's residency program. Dr. Seward's areas of expertise consist of comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, 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, Cataracts

Specializes in Ophthalmology
5243 Snapfinger Woods Drive; Suite 101
Decatur, GA
 

Dr. Stuart Silverman is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Decatur, GA. Dr. Silverman graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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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.
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