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We found 6 ophthalmologists who accept Humana HMO near Elizabethtown, KY.

Dr. Steven Mark Bloom, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
800 Caridinal Drive; Suite 102
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Steven Bloom is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bloom is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Bloom trained at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University. Dr. Bloom is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
800 Caridinal Drive; Suite 102
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Inder Singal is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and a graduate of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary's residency program. Dr. Singal accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
800 Caridinal Drive; Suite 102
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Donald Bennett specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Bennett is affiliated with Norton Healthcare. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1109 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Donald Smith is an ophthalmologist. After completing medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. Dr. Smith is especially interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith accepts.

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

Dr. Connie M Meredith, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1109 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Connie Meredith practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Meredith graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1109 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Benjamin Proctor's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Proctor focuses on cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Proctor attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky.

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

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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.