We found 5 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas near Snellville, GA.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2377 Lenora Church Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Michael Willman's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is affiliated with Wayne Memorial Hospital. Dr. Willman graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Oklahoma State University for his residency. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Willman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2377 Lenora Church Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Mary Tyler's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). She has indicated that her clinical interests include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Tyler is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Tyler completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2347 Lenora Church Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Michael Derosa is a Snellville, GA physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Derosa focuses on cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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

Dr. David Scott Carlin, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2347 Lenora Church Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. David Carlin is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests encompass eye surgery. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Carlin completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). Dr. Carlin is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Eye Surgery

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2347 Lenora Church Road
Snellville, GA
 

Dr. Richard Carlin is an ophthalmologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Carlin include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Carlin is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Michigan Medical School. His training includes a residency program at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

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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.