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We found 7 ophthalmologists who accept Humana HMO Premier near Bristol, TN.

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1701 Euclid Avenue; Suite A
Bristol, VA
 

Dr. David Couch's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His education and training includes medical school at Mercer University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3185 W State Street; Suite 2010
Bristol, TN
 

Dr. Joseph Armstrong works as an ophthalmologist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Armstrong include comprehensive ophthalmology. He attended the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). Dr. Armstrong's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Humana HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Armstrong accepts.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1701 Euclid Avenue; Suite A
Bristol, VA
 

Dr. Joseph Gunn's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). In his practice, he is particularly interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Gunn completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1701 Euclid Avenue; Suite A
Bristol, VA
 

Dr. Cristoforo Larzo is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending West Virginia University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University.

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Clinical interests: Trauma, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3185 W State Street; Suite 2010
Bristol, TN
 

Dr. Jeffrey Bunning's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Bunning accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include PBK, Ohio University; AOA, WVU School of Medicine; and Chief Resident WVU Ophthalmology, WVU.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3185 W State Street; Suite 2010
Bristol, TN
 

Dr. Michael Bradley works as an ophthalmologist in Bristol, TN. Dr. Bradley is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for his residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bradley include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1315 Euclid Avenue; Suite E17
Bristol, VA
 

Dr. Deborah Weddington is an ophthalmologist in Bristol, VA. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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.