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We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 003 near Saginaw, MI.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
4705 Towne Center; Suite 101
Saginaw, MI
 

Dr. Usha Bulusu is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She works in Saginaw, MI. These areas are among Dr. Bulusu's clinical interests: glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. She is rated highly by her patients. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Bulusu performed her residency at Georgetown University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5161 Cardinal Park Drive
Saginaw, MI
 

Dr. Miriam Schteingart is a Saginaw, MI physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Schteingart attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Schteingart is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Uveitis, Cornea Problems

Dr. Tim Hc Pan, DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5161 Cardinal Park Drive
Saginaw, MI
 

Dr. Tim Pan's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended the University of Texas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. In his practice, Dr. Pan focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Pan speaks Mandarin and Taiwanese. He is affiliated with McLaren Health Care.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5161 Cardinal Park Drive
Saginaw, MI
 

Dr. Eric Collier is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has indicated that his clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Collier graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at POH Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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What is Ophthalmology?

An ophthalmologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats problems of the eye. As opposed to optometrists, ophthalmologists are medical doctors, and their specialty is comprehensive eye care and eye surgery. An ophthalmologist can:
  • see patients for routine eye care
  • diagnose eye problems
  • prescribe glasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • provide refractive therapies to correct vision, such as LASIK
  • perform surgery on the eye

Ophthalmologists are trained in the same vision screening practices as optometrists; however, their practice tends to focus more on the medical and surgical management of complex eye disorders. Although vision is important, so is the physical health of the eye. An ophthalmologist performing an eye exam will examine the whole eye including the eyelids, the muscles that move the eye, the front and back parts of the eye, and the pressure inside the eye.

Patients sometimes see ophthalmologists as their primary eye care and vision doctors, or they may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a one-time problem with their eye, such as an infection. Ophthalmologists provide routine care for patients who have chronic eye diseases, such as glaucoma (where pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve sending images to the brain) or macular degeneration (an age-related eye disease that causes vision loss). In addition to providing routine care, ophthalmologists will perform eye surgery on patients who need more serious treatment, such as a corneal transplant.