We found 7 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Advantage Plus near Plattsburgh, NY.

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
450 Margaret Street
Plattsburgh, NY
 

Dr. Benjamin Vilbert, who practices in Plattsburgh, NY, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Vilbert trained at a hospital affiliated with Temple University for residency. He has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Vilbert speaks French.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
450 N Margaret Street
Plattsburgh, NY
 

Dr. Kjell Dahlen is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Plattsburgh, NY, Malone, NY, and Saranac Lake, NY. In addition to English, he speaks French. Clinical interests for Dr. Dahlen include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University, Dr. Dahlen attended Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland for medical school. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Dahlen takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
450 Margaret Street
Plattsburgh, NY
 

Dr. Robert Adler specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Plattsburgh, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Adler include comprehensive ophthalmology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Adler attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Adler's residency was performed at Kings County Hospital Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
450 Margaret Street
Plattsburgh, NY
 

Dr. Joseph Rini's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Rini include comprehensive ophthalmology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Rini attended Drexel University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
450 Margaret Street
Plattsburgh, NY
 

Dr. Robert Raut practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His areas of expertise include comprehensive ophthalmology and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Raut studied medicine at Laval University Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Raut trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Montreal. He is conversant in French.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
450 Margaret Street
Plattsburgh, NY
 

Dr. Frederick Shaw's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
450 Margaret Street
Plattsburgh, NY
 

Dr. Roy Arogyasami is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Arogyasami obtained his medical school training at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center.

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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.