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We found 8 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Scarsdale, NY.

Dr. Mark George Speaker, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
220 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Mark Speaker works as an ophthalmologist in New York, NY and White Plains, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Speaker takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary for residency. Dr. Speaker has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE).

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

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Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
688 White Plains Road; Suite 219
Scarsdale, NY
 

Dr. Scott Afran specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and practices in Bronx, NY and Scarsdale, NY. He is rated highly by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include diplopia (double vision) and strabismus. Dr. Afran accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Afran graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Westchester Medical Center and Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Strabismus, Diplopia, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
176 Mamaroneck Road
Scarsdale, NY
 

Dr. Arthur Cotliar is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Cotliar is especially interested in cataract surgery, comprehensive ophthalmology, and cornea transplant (keratoplasty). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Cotliar attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE).

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Cornea Transplant, Corneal Surgery, Cataracts, ... (Read more)

Dr. Biagio V Mignone, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
700 Post Road; Suite 28
Scarsdale, NY
 

Dr. Biagio Mignone's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Mignone include macular degeneration, microsurgery, and glaucoma. Dr. Mignone is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended New York Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Mignone (or staff) speaks Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Dr. Mignone is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Microsurgery, Cataract Surgery, Retina Problems, Glaucoma, Macular ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
39 Hunter Drive
Eastchester, NY
 

Dr. Andrew Goldstein's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Goldstein is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Eye Problems

Dr. Ilana B Friedman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
141 South Central Avenue; 141 South Central Avenue
Hartsdale, NY
 

Dr. Ilana Friedman's area of specialization is pediatric ophthalmology. In her practice, she is particularly interested in strabismus, surgical procedures, and cataracts. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Friedman attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency. She is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Strabismus, Cataracts, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
700 White Plains Road; Suite 28
Scarsdale, NY
 

Dr. Paul Mignone practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Yonkers, NY, Mount Vernon, NY, and Scarsdale, NY. Dr. Mignone (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mignone include microsurgery, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and glaucoma. He attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Mignone honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Microsurgery, Cataract Surgery, Retina Problems, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
700 Post Road; Suite 28
Scarsdale, NY
 

Dr. Fiorella Saponara's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). She attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Saponara (or staff) speaks Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.

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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.