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We found 7 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze HMO near Concord, MA.

Dr. Evan Bruce Gold, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
330 Baker Avenue
Concord, MA
 

Dr. Evan Gold is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Boston Medical Center. He has indicated that his clinical interests include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, comprehensive ophthalmology, and laser surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Gold average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Gold speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts, Laser Surgery, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens ... (Read more)

Dr. OIne McCabe, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
300 Baker Avenue; Suite 210
Concord, MA
 

Dr. O'Ine McCabe works as a pediatric ophthalmologist. Dr. McCabe's clinical interests include eye problems. Her professional affiliations include Winchester Hospital, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, and Emerson Hospital. After attending Albany Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at Tufts Medical Center. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. McCabe honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She has received the following distinctions: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and Other Specialty: Pediatric Ophthalmology. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Eye Problems

Dr. James W Umlas, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
300 Baker Avenue; Suite 210
Concord, MA
 

Dr. James Umlas is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Umlas focuses on glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Umlas accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing his residency at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Umlas attended Harvard Medical School. Dr. Umlas has received the following distinctions: Boston Super Doctors and **other Specialty:glaucoma**. Dr. Umlas (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Spanish, and Russian. His professional affiliations include Emerson Hospital and Mount Auburn Hospital. Dr. Umlas is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Dr. Deborah Lynn McCoy, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
300 Baker Avenue; Suite 210
Concord, MA
 

Dr. Deborah McCoy's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. McCoy is professionally affiliated with Emerson Hospital. She attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Tufts Medical Center for residency. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts

Dr. William P Boger III, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
300 Baker Avenue; Suite 210
Concord, MA
 

Dr. William Boger's area of specialization is pediatric ophthalmology. He has a special interest in eye problems. Patients gave Dr. Boger an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Boger's distinctions include: Associate in Ophthalmology, Children's Hospital; Boston.; and Instructor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical. His professional affiliations include Winchester Hospital, Emerson Hospital, and Mount Auburn Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Daniel W Tolpin, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
300 Baker Avenue; Suite 210
Concord, MA
 

Dr. Daniel Tolpin works as an ophthalmologist in Lexington, MA and Concord, MA. These areas are among Dr. Tolpin's clinical interests: retinal detachment repair, cataract surgery, and diabetic retinopathy. The average patient rating for Dr. Tolpin is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Tolpin attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. He trained at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for his residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Tolpin include: PharMacOlogy Award-Tufts School Of Medicine and Aoa. He is affiliated with Emerson Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic retinopathy

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Retinal Detachment Repair, Diabetic Retinopathy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
300 Baker Avenue; Suite 210
Concord, MA
 

Dr. Jessica Rankin specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Rankin is affiliated with Emerson Hospital. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is not accepting new patients at this time. She attended Harvard Medical School and subsequently trained at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), dry eyes

All Interests: Dry Eyes, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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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.