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We found 6 ophthalmologists who accept WellCare near Commack, NY.

Dr. Marc Spencer Werner, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
200 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Marc Werner is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His professional affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Dr. Werner is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Werner's practice is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to English, Dr. Werner (or staff) speaks Spanish and French.

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Clinical interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures, Eye Problems

Dr. Henry Daniel Perry, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1377 Motor Parkway
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Henry Perry is an ophthalmologist. He has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Perry's clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. His professional affiliations include Mercy Medical Center, Rockville Centre, Nassau University Medical Center, and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. Dr. Perry is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Perry completed residency programs at Nassau University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
140 Adams Avenue
Hauppauge, NY
 

Dr. Thierry Hufnagel works as an ophthalmologist. He has a special interest in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hufnagel honors. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University, Dr. Hufnagel attended Pierre and Marie Curie University Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He is conversant in French.

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
8 Magnolia Drive
Commack, NY
 

Dr. David Sachs specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in East Meadow, NY, Rockville Centre, NY, and Massapequa, NY. Patients gave Dr. Sachs an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of clinical interest consist of comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is affiliated with Nassau University Medical Center and South Nassau Communities Hospital. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, Fidelis, and more. Dr. Sachs graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Nassau University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology
6080 Jericho Turnpike; Suite 306
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Charles Bloomgarden is a specialist in neuro-ophthalmology. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at Kings County Hospital Center. Dr. Bloomgarden is affiliated with NuHealth.

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
66 Commack Road; Suite 203
Commack, NY
 

Dr. Lewis Weinstein is an ophthalmologist in Commack, NY. In his practice, Dr. Weinstein focuses on cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Weinstein's residency was performed at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Weinstein is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, 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.