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We found 5 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 103 near Medford, NJ.

Dr. Nicole Helene De Larato, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
73 South Main Street
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Nicole Delarato's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Delarato's professional affiliations include St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Cooper University Health Care. She obtained her medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed her residency at Scheie Eye Institute. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Amblyopia, Strabismus

Dr. Carl Franklin Hyder, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
73 South Main Street
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Carl Hyder is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Medford, NJ, Cinnaminson, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include glaucoma, cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and glaucoma surgery. Dr. Hyder takes Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, Dr. Hyder attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma Surgery, Eye Exam, Laser Treatment, Surgical Procedures, Diabetic Retinopathy, Laser Eye ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
73 S Main Street
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Karen Dante is an ophthalmologist in Medford, NJ. These areas are among her clinical interests: cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Dante is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Wills Eye Institute.

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Medford Plaza
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Cheryl Mitchell is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She works in Medford, NJ and Voorhees, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Mitchell include macular degeneration, dry eyes, and laser treatment. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Mitchell accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma Surgery, Conjunctivitis, Eye Trauma, Eyelid Problems, Eye Exam, Macular Degeneration, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
73 South Main Street
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Angela Veloudios is an ophthalmologist in Medford, NJ, Cinnaminson, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. Patient reviews placed Dr. Veloudios at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: macular degeneration, comprehensive ophthalmology, and dry eyes. She takes several insurance carriers, including Medicare Supplement (Medigap), Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Veloudios's professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial and Cooper University Health Care.

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Clinical interests: Prosthetics, Cryopexy, Deviated Septum, Glaucoma Surgery, Conjunctivitis, Chin Implants, Eye ... (Read more)

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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.