We found 5 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Medicare near Sayre, PA.

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Dr. Thomas William Wilson, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology
1 Guthrie Square
Sayre, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Wilson practices surgery and pediatric ophthalmology. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wilson include eye surgery. He is affiliated with Geisinger. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

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Relevant Interests: , retinopathy of prematurity

All Interests: Retinopathy of Prematurity, Eye Surgery

Specializes in Ophthalmology
One Guthrie Square
Sayre, PA
 

Dr. Kamran Chaudhri practices ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Chaudhri (or staff) speaks Urdu and Spanish. Dr. Chaudhri's areas of expertise include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is professionally affiliated with Wilson Medical Center, Johnson City. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a graduate of Albany Medical Center's residency program. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1 Guthrie Square
Sayre, PA
 

Dr. Stephen Hudock's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Hudock is especially interested in glaucoma and cataracts. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hudock accepts. His education and training includes medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University and residency at Robert Packer Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1 Guthrie Square
Sayre, PA
 

Dr. Lester McDonald is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. McDonald accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He graduated from New York Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Cornea Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1 Guthrie Square
Sayre, PA
 

Dr. Terence Devine's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Devine honors. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, Dr. Devine performed his residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Devine (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Cornea Problems

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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.
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