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Dr. Richard Alan Watson, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5202 Faraon Street
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. R. Watson's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Watson include comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. Dr. Watson is professionally affiliated with Mosaic Life Care. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. Dr. Watson's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

Dr. Nelson R Sabates, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Nelson Sabates is a retina specialist. He studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Sabates's residency was performed at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. His areas of expertise include cataracts. The average patient rating for Dr. Sabates is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Sabates has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Sabates is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Research Medical Center (Kansas City, MO).

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems, cataracts

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Laser Treatment, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Abraham K Poulose, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Abraham Poulose's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is affiliated with Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Poulose attended Emory University School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Michael A Cassell, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Michael Cassell practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is especially interested in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Cassell attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, vitreous problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

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Dr. Rohit Krishna, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Rohit Krishna is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: glaucoma and cataracts. Dr. Krishna is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Cole Eye Institute. Dr. Krishna's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Krishna has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Komal B Desai, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Komal Desai is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Her areas of expertise consist of comprehensive ophthalmology and eye cancer. Dr. Desai accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Her training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. In addition to English, Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi. She is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Cancer

Dr. Timothy Andrew Walline, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3913 Sherman Avenue
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. Timothy Walline's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. Dr. Walline's professional affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Walline graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Laser Treatment, Refractive Surgery

Dr. James A Murphy, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5202 Faraon Street
Saint Joseph, MO
 

Dr. James Murphy's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU), Dr. Murphy attended Creighton University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Mosaic Life Care.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, 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.
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