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We found 7 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept CIGNA Plans near Saint Peters, MO.

Dr. Ranjan Prakash Malhotra, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5770 Mexico Road; Suite D
St. Peters, MO
 

Dr. Ranjan Malhotra is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Malhotra is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Malhotra completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Malhotra (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Hindi. Dr. Malhotra's professional affiliations include Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Luke's Hospital, and SSM Health Care - St. Louis. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems, External Eye Diseases

Dr. Gregg Jonathan Berdy, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5770 Mexico Road; Suite D
St. Peters, MO
 

Dr. Gregg Berdy sees patients in Saint Louis, MO, Sullivan, MO, and Saint Peters, MO. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Berdy has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He has indicated that his clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Luke's Hospital, and SSM Health Care - St. Louis. Dr. Berdy is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. He attended St. Louis University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Bethesda General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Cornea Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases

Dr. Barry David Milder, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
70 Jungermann Circle; Suite 103
St Peters, MO
 

Dr. Barry Milder is a medical specialist in pediatric ophthalmology. The average patient rating for Dr. Milder is 5.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Milder focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology and eye problems. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Dr. Milder completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He is professionally affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Progress West Hospital, and St. Luke's Hospital.

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All Interests: Eye Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Dr. Adam Ross Fedyk, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5901 Mexico Road
Saint Peters, MO
 

Dr. Adam Fedyk works as an ophthalmologist in Chesterfield, MO, Saint Peters, MO, and Town and Country, MO. Dr. Fedyk has indicated that his clinical interests include external eye diseases and cornea problems. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center, St. Luke's Hospital, and SSM Health Care - St. Louis. Dr. Fedyk welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Cornea Problems, External Eye Diseases

Dr. Daniel Paul Joseph, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
5770 Mexico Road; Suite D
St. Peters, MO
 

Dr. Daniel Joseph's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Joseph's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Luke's Hospital, SSM Health Care - St. Louis, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Joseph is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Bradley Thomas Smith, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
5650 Mexico Road; Suite 7
St. Peters, MO
 

Dr. Bradley Smith is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. In Dr. Smith's practice, he is particularly interested in uveitis and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and residency at Wills Eye Institute. He is affiliated with St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital, and SSM Health Care - St. Louis. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , uveitis

All Interests: Uveitis, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Jeffrey Robert Padousis, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
70 Jungermann Circle; Suite 103
St Peters, MO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Padousis' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Padousis focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Padousis is affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine and residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Padousis accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, 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.