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We found 4 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Blue Advantage Bronze HMO 105 - Two $40 PCP Visits near Monroe, MI.

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Dr. Stephen Young Reed, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1180 N. Monroe Street
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. Stephen Reed's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Reed include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and cataract surgery. Dr. Reed takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Reed's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with ProMedica.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Surgery, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Stanley Ling-Wai Tao, MPH, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1180 N. Monroe Street
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. Stanley Tao's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Tao include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal detachment. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College, Dr. Tao attended Albany Medical College for medical school. He is professionally affiliated with ProMedica.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment, Vitreoretinal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
725 N Monroe Street
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. M. Peracha is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). After attending Dow Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Kresge Eye Institute. His areas of expertise consist of glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Peracha's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Peracha is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Peracha (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore and ProMedica.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Trent Davis Albright, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1180 N Monroe Street
Monroe, MI
 

Dr. Trent Albright is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Albright has a special interest in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is professionally affiliated with ProMedica. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University. His medical residency was performed at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Cornea Problems

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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.