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We found 13 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Lexington, KY.

Dr. Todd Jordan Purkiss, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
120 N Eagle Creek Drive; Suite 500
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Todd Purkiss specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is especially interested in retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. Purkiss is affiliated with Louisville VA Medical Center. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Purkiss studied medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Purkiss completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. C. Bowers works as an ophthalmologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bowers include anterior segment diseases and comprehensive ophthalmology. He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Bowers completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Anterior Segment Diseases

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1101 Veterans Drive
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Sheila Sanders' medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Sanders include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Sanders accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. She is affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
601 Perimeter Drive; Suite 200
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. William Curtis' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Curtis attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Georgetown University Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1760 Nicholasville Road; Suite 203
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Douglas Katz is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Lexington, KY. Dr. Katz has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, Dr. Katz attended the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
120 N Eagle Creek Drive; Suite 211
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. David Garrett is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of clinical interest consist of glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Patients rated Dr. Garrett highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Garrett honors.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Bruce Harvey Koffler, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
120 N Eagle Creek Drive; Suite 431
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Bruce Koffler works as an ophthalmologist in Lexington, KY. In his practice, Dr. Koffler focuses on refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Koffler completed a residency program at Georgetown University Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Koffler accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1401 Harrodsburg Road; Suite B290
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. James Matthews' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Matthews is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
100 N Eagle Creek Drive; #1
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. David Kielar works as an ophthalmologist. In his practice, Dr. Kielar focuses on glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Patient ratings for Dr. Kielar average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Kielar attended medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
740 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Julia Stevens is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Stevens has a special interest in strabismus. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Dr. Stevens attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
800 South Limestone Street; E-313 Kentucky Clinic, University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Seema Capoor practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Her areas of expertise include the following: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Capoor is affiliated with Lexington VA Medical Center. Her education and training includes medical school at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Dr. Capoor's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Capoor takes.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
740 S Limestone Street
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Sharon Napier's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Napier attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus

All Interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures, Strabismus

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
740 S Limestone
Lexington, KY
 

Dr. Daniel Moore is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests encompass glaucoma. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Moore attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Moore completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma

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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.