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We found 33 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Shawnee Mission, KS.

Dr. Nelson Raymond Sabates, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
Sabates Eye Center - Prairie Village; 3800 W. 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Nelson Sabates is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of expertise for Dr. Sabates include cataracts. The average patient rating for Dr. Sabates is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sabates attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center for his residency. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Laser Treatment, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Jason Aaron Sokol, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Sabates Eye Center - Prairie Village; 3800 W. 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Jason Sokol practices ophthalmology (eye disease). He is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Sokol include eye injuries, blepharospasm, and blepharoplasty. Dr. Sokol is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and The University of Kansas Hospital. He is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Sokol trained at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , eye injuries, blepharospasm, eyelid problems

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Dr. Rohit Krishna, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3800 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Rohit Krishna's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Krishna include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Krishna obtained his medical school training at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and performed his residency at Cole Eye Institute. Dr. Krishna has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Komal B Desai, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3800 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Komal Desai practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Her areas of expertise consist of eye surgery and eye cancer. Dr. Desai's professional affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo, Dr. Desai attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , eye cancer

All Interests: Eye Surgery, Eye Cancer

Dr. Timothy Andrew Walline, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3800 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Timothy Walline works as an ophthalmologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Walline include anterior segment diseases and comprehensive ophthalmology. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Walline attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Walline's hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

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Dr. Michael A Cassell, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3800 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Michael Cassell's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Cassell studied medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). His clinical interests include age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Cassell is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3830 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Joseph Parelman's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health. Dr. Parelman is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at Duke University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3830 W 75th Street
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Steven Unterman sees patients in Prairie Village, KS. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include the following: comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Unterman attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
9301 West 74th Street; Suite 210
Shawnee Mission, KS
 

Dr. David Dyer's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Clinical interests for Dr. Dyer include vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Dyer is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Dyer has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
9301 W 74th Street; Suite 210
Shawnee Mission, KS
 

Dr. Ernest Kovarik is an ophthalmologist. Dr. Kovarik's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kovarik include retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kovarik attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems

Dr. Rita M Hyde, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
13204 W. 72nd Street
Shawnee Mission, KS
 

Dr. Rita Hyde practices general internal medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Hyde is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Hyde include depression, drug allergy, and graves disease. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Hyde trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). She has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Her professional affiliations include Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

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Dr. Pamela May Weinhold, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
7405 Renner Road
Shawnee, KS
 

Dr. Pamela Weinhold sees patients in Shawnee Mission, KS. Her medical specialty is general internal medicine. These areas are among her clinical interests: prostate problems, disc problems, and breast pain. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Weinhold attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Weinhold is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

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Dr. Sheila Maureen McGreevy-Barry, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 1020, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Sheila McGreevy's medical specialty is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. McGreevy include disc problems, restless leg syndrome, and athlete's foot. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. McGreevy takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye), eye problems

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Dr. Eyad M Al-Hihi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 1020, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Eyad Al-Hihi is a general internist. Dr. Al-Hihi attended medical school at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Al-Hihi completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Areas of expertise for Dr. Al-Hihi include disc problems, restless leg syndrome, and athlete's foot. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Navigate, Humana HMO, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Al-Hihi speaks Arabic. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye), eye problems, cataracts

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Dr. Elizabeth Anne Porter, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
7301 Mission Road; Suite 350
Prairie Village, KS
 

Dr. Elizabeth Pitts practices general pediatrics. Dr. Pitts's clinical interests include drug allergy, trichotillomania, and amenorrhea (missed periods). She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pitts attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye), eye problems

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Dr. Anne L Jones, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
7405 Renner Road
Shawnee, KS
 

Dr. Anne Jones' specialty is general internal medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Jones is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Jones's areas of expertise include prostate problems, warts, and disc problems. Her professional affiliations include Shawnee Mission Health and The University of Kansas Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas, Dr. Jones attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye)

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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.