We found 5 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold HMO near Erie, PA.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
311 W. 24th Street; Suite 401
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Robert Haverly is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Haverly is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma Surgery, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Specializes in Ophthalmology
4000 Sterrettania Road
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Helen Davis is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Davis is especially interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), comprehensive ophthalmology, and cataracts. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Her education and training includes medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine and residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Davis (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and French. She is professionally affiliated with UPMC Shadyside.

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

Dr. Ruben Kuruvilla, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
311 W. 24th Street; Suite 401
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Ruben Kuruvilla is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine for residency. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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

Dr. Anthony David Sala II, DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology
128 W 12th Street; Suite 200
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Anthony Sala practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Sala attended medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Ohio State University College of Medicine. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Hamot.

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Dr. Michael Evan Sala, DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology
128 W 12th Street; Suite 200
Erie, PA
 

Dr. Michael Sala's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sala accepts. He attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at MetroHealth Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Hamot.

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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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