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We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept United Healthcare near Troy, MO.

Dr. Deanna Y Barrow, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
107 North Lincoln Drive; Suite B
Troy, MO
 

Dr. De'anna Barrow is an ophthalmologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Barrow include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. She honors Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, she performed her residency at Kresge Eye Institute. Dr. Barrow is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
107 North Lincoln; Suite B
Troy, MO
 

Dr. Mark Rothstein's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He honors Land of Lincoln, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Rothstein is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Rothstein is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Paul F Nichols III, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
107b N Lincoln Drive
Troy, MO
 

Dr. Paul Nichols sees patients in Saint Peters, MO, Saint Charles, MO, and Troy, MO. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Nichols's areas of expertise consist of cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts Land of Lincoln, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, Dr. Nichols performed his residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. He is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Bruce Sherwin Frank, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
107 North Lincoln Drive; Suite B
Troy, MO
 

Dr. Bruce Frank specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of clinical interest consist of glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Frank honors several insurance carriers, including Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. After completing medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Dr. Frank performed his residency at Tufts Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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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.