We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze HMO near Brecksville, OH.

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Dr. Shamik Bafna, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
7001 S Edgerton Road; Suite D
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Shamik Bafna practices ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), laser eye surgery, and external eye diseases. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bafna accepts. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Bafna has received the following distinction: Cleveland Super Doctors.

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

Specializes in Ophthalmology
8801 Brecksville Road; Suite 2
Brecksville, OH
 

Dr. Benjamin Hu specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Parma, OH, North Royalton, OH, and Brecksville, OH. Before completing his residency at Kresge Eye Institute, Dr. Hu attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hu include comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Hu is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He is professionally affiliated with UH Parma Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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

Dr. William Wiley is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise consist of LASIK and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). He is affiliated with Mercy Health System. Dr. Wiley is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine. Dr. Wiley has received the distinction of Cleveland Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Laser Eye Surgery, LASIK, Photorefractive Keratectomy

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

Dr. Daniel Pierre's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Dr. Pierre studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. He is affiliated with UH Parma Medical 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.
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