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We found 5 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Total Health Care Commercial near Farmington, MI.

Dr. John Denis Roarty, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
7001 Orchard Lake Road; Suite 200
West Bloomfield, MI

Dr. John Roarty's area of specialization is pediatric ophthalmology. His areas of clinical interest consist of YAG laser capsulotomy, strabismus, and retinoblastoma. Dr. Roarty is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Roarty is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and McLaren Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, retinoblastoma, glaucoma, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, YAG Laser Capsulotomy, Strabismus, Eye Problems, Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Ruth Boyman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
38215 W 10 Mile Road; Suite 10
Farmington Hills, MI

Dr. Ruth Boyman is an ophthalmologist in Bingham Farms, MI, Southfield, MI, and Detroit, MI. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Boyman include comprehensive ophthalmology and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Boyman is a graduate of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Rabin Medical Center. She is conversant in Hebrew. She is affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
29990 Northwestern Highway
Farmington Hills, MI

Dr. Ronald Bergman's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Bergman's areas of expertise include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, glaucoma, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Botsford Hospital and St. John Providence Health System. Before completing his residency at Sinai Hospital of Detroit, Dr. Bergman attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bergman has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery, LASIK, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Avninder Singh Dhaliwal, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
37595 7 Mile Road; Suite 410
Livonia, MI

Dr. Avninder Dhaliwal sees patients in Novi, MI and Livonia, MI. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Dhaliwal include LASIK, comprehensive ophthalmology, and external eye diseases. He is affiliated with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and St. John Providence Health System. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. Dr. Dhaliwal is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cataracts, cornea problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Transplant, Cataracts, Surgical ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Legal Medicine, Ophthalmology
29990 Northwestern Highway
Farmington Hills, MI

Dr. Anthony Porretta, who practices in Farmington, MI, is a medical specialist in legal medicine and ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Porretta include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, anterior segment diseases, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Porretta takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin. He trained at Henry Ford Hospital for his residency. Dr. Porretta is affiliated with St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , anterior segment diseases, eyelid problems

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eyelid Problems, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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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.