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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 retina specialist. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Bloom honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Bloom is affiliated with Norton Healthcare.

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

Dr. Inder Singal is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare. His education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Singal takes.

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

Dr. Donald Bennett is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He is professionally affiliated with Norton Healthcare. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bennett accepts. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville, Dr. Bennett attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1109 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Donald Smith is an ophthalmologist in Elizabethtown, KY. His areas of expertise consist of 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 takes. He attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Smith completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville.

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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's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Meredith is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1109 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY
 

Dr. Benjamin Proctor is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Elizabethtown, KY. 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. His areas of clinical interest consist of cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Proctor honors.

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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.