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We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 004 near Brecksville, OH.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
7001 S Edgerton Road; Suite D
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Shamik Bafna is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bafna include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Bafna accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Bafna has received the distinction of Cleveland Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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

Dr. Benjamin Van Hu, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
8801 Brecksville Road; Suite 2
Brecksville, OH
 

Dr. Benjamin Hu is an ophthalmologist. His clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Hu is professionally affiliated with UH Parma Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and residency at Kresge Eye Institute. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Dr. Daniel John Pierre, MA, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
7001 S Edgerton Road; Suite 2
Brecksville, OH
 

Dr. Daniel Pierre is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Pierre obtained his medical school training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. His areas of expertise consist of comprehensive ophthalmology and eye problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He is affiliated with UH Parma Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

Dr. William F Wiley, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
7001 S Edgerton Road; Suite B
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. William Wiley is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine. Dr. Wiley has received the distinction of Cleveland Super Doctors. Dr. Wiley is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System and ProMedica.

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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.