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We found 10 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept United Healthcare Navigate near Monroeville, PA.

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Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
400 Penn Center Boulevard; Building 4, Suite 320
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Darren Hoover is a pediatric ophthalmologist in Pittsburgh, PA, Cranberry Township, PA, and Evans City, PA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in strabismus. Patients gave Dr. Hoover an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hoover's education and training includes medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and residency at the University of Missouri Health System. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Mercy and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
300 Oxford Drive; Suite 300
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Bernard Doft is a surgery and vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist in Pittsburgh, PA, Monroeville, PA, and Johnstown, PA. Dr. Doft's areas of expertise include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Before performing his residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Dr. Doft attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy and VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS).

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Relevant Interests: , macular problems, vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Macular Problems, Vitreous Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Deepinder Kaur Dhaliwal, MD
Specializes in Corneal and External Diseases, Other
125 Daugherty Drive; 3rd Floor
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Deepinder Dhaliwal is a physician who specializes in corneal and external diseases. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dhaliwal include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Dhaliwal is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Dhaliwal completed her residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). She is conversant in Punjabi. She is affiliated with UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC Mercy.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
400 Penn Center Boulevard; Building 4, Suite 320
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Edward Chang's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He obtained his medical school training at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). His areas of clinical interest consist of glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Patients gave Dr. Chang an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Dr. Chang is conversant in Korean. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Mercy and UPMC St. Margaret.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. John Patrick Nairn Jr., MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2790 Mosside Boulevard; Suite 200
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. John Nairn's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient reviews placed Dr. Nairn at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)'s residency program. Dr. Nairn is affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Robert L Bergren, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
300 Oxford Drive; Suite 300
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Robert Bergren works as a surgeon and retina specialist in Pittsburgh, PA, Monroeville, PA, and Johnstown, PA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Bergren include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Bergren is affiliated with UPMC Mercy and VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS). He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Wills Eye Institute. Dr. Bergren is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , macular problems, vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Macular Problems, Vitreous Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Surgery, Ophthalmology
300 Oxford Drive; Suite 300
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Karl Olsen's medical specialty is surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Olsen attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute for residency. Dr. Olsen is affiliated with UPMC Mercy, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS), and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Relevant Interests: , macular problems, vitreous problems, eye problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Macular Problems, Cancer, Vitreous Problems, Eye Problems, Vitreoretinal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Surgery, Ophthalmology
300 Oxford Drive; Suite 300
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Pamela Rath works as a surgeon and ophthalmologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases) and eye cancer. Dr. Rath is affiliated with UPMC Mercy. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rath graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

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Relevant Interests: , macular problems, vitreous problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases), eye cancer

All Interests: Retina Problems, Surgical Procedures, Macular Problems, Vitreous Problems, Eye Cancer

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
201 Penn Center Boulevard; Suite 515
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Irene Tsironis, who practices in McKeesport, PA, White Oak, PA, and Pittsburgh, PA, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. She is especially interested in comprehensive ophthalmology and eye problems. Patient ratings for Dr. Tsironis average 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tsironis honors. She speaks Greek. Dr. Tsironis's hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Mercy and UPMC McKeesport.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

Dr. John M Mikulla, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2400 Ardmore Boulevard; Suite 200
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. John Mikulla specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Mikulla include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Shadyside and UPMC Presbyterian. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Mikulla completed a residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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What are Eye Problems?

Almost every moment that we are awake, we rely on our eyes to navigate and interact with the world around us. But we rarely give our eyes much thought. The truth is, the eyes are amazing, complex and delicate organs. Millions of people every year have problems with their eyes. Some of the most common eye problems are refractive disorders, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Refractive disorders happen when the shape of your eye doesn’t let you focus very precisely. You might be myopic (nearsighted), hyperopic (farsighted), or have an astigmatism, which is a focus problem caused by the cornea. Refractive disorders can be corrected by glasses or contacts.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. It happens when fluid pressure builds up within the eye and damages the optic nerve. It is treated with medications and surgery.

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. The retina is tissue at the back of the eye that is filled with numerous, tiny blood vessels. When diabetes damages these delicate blood vessels, they burst or leak, leading to blind spots and blurred vision. Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with laser therapy and surgery, but often vision cannot be restored.

Macular degeneration is common in older adults. The macula is the central part of the retina and is responsible for crisp center vision. Over time, the cells in the macula begin to die, making central vision blurry. An early symptom of macular degeneration is that straight lines appear wavy.

Cataracts happen when the clear lens in the front of the eye becomes cloudy, making things look blurry or faded. They are extremely common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have had a cataract. In early stages, prescription glasses and magnifying lenses can help. As the cataracts get worse, surgery to replace the lens may be the best option.

More than just one of the five senses, we rely heavily on our eyes to communicate, work, and get around every day. It’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your vision stays in good shape for years to come.