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We found 4 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Aetna Select near Taylor, MI.

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Dr. Asheesh Tewari, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2421 Monroe; #104
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Asheesh Tewari specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His areas of expertise include comprehensive ophthalmology, retina surgery, and vitrectomy (vitreous surgery). His professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). Dr. Tewari attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit and Kresge Eye Institute for residency. Dr. Tewari has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

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Dr. Thomas John Byrd, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3677 Fort Street
Lincoln Park, MI
 

Dr. Thomas Byrd sees patients in Lincoln Park, MI. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Byrd include conjunctivitis (pink eye), macular degeneration, and refractive surgery (vision correction surgery). Dr. Byrd honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore and Henry Ford Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye), macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems, cataracts

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Dr. Jerome R Switch Jr., DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology
8950 Telegraph Road
Taylor, MI
 

Dr. Jerome Switch is an ophthalmologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Switch include conjunctivitis (pink eye), macular degeneration, and glaucoma. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Taylor, and ProMedica. Before performing his residency at Detroit Osteopathic Hospital, Dr. Switch attended Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Switch is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye), macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems, cataracts

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Dr. Himanshu Aggarwal, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
10501 Telegraph Road; Suite 102
Taylor, MI
 

Dr. Himanshu Aggarwal sees patients in River Rouge, MI, Royal Oak, MI, and Taylor, MI. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include conjunctivitis (pink eye), macular degeneration, and glaucoma. Dr. Aggarwal takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Aggarwal (or staff) is conversant in Hindi and Punjabi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , conjunctivitis (pink eye), macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems, cataracts

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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.