We found 5 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Blue Advantage Bronze HMO 105 - Two $40 PCP Visits near Olney, MD.

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Dr. Vanessa L Limawararut, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3402 Oland Wood Court
Olney, MD
 

Dr. Vanessa Lima specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Lima's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: macular degeneration, blepharoplasty, and cancer. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lima takes. Dr. Lima is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. She speaks Thai. She is affiliated with MedStar Health and Howard County General Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, Ptosis, eyelid problems, diabetic retinopathy, dry eyes, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Dry Eyes, Eyelid Problems, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Ophthalmology
3305 North Leisure World Boulevard
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. Mark Gonzalez works as an ophthalmologist in Bowie, MD and Silver Spring, MD. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. Dr. Gonzalez is affiliated with MedStar Health. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University Medical Center, Dr. Gonzalez attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery, Cataracts

Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
3402 Olandwood Court
Olney, MD
 

Dr. Lenard Hammer's specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include glaucoma. Dr. Hammer's professional affiliations include Johns Hopkins Hospital and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Hammer is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Nassau University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems, Glaucoma

Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
18045 Georgia Avenue
Olney, MD
 

Dr. Scott Becker specializes in pediatric ophthalmology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma. He is affiliated with MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. Dr. Becker's education and training includes medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. Dr. Becker has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma

Specializes in Other, Pediatric Ophthalmology
3305 North Leisure World Boulevard
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. Gordon Lui practices pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Lui has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is especially interested in glaucoma. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After attending New York Medical College for medical school, Dr. Lui completed his residency training at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. He is affiliated with MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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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.
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