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We found 3 ophthalmologists who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Baytown, TX.

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Dr. Thomas Ernest Marshall, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4301 Garth Road; Suite 100
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Marshall practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Baytown, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Marshall include diabetes, strabismus, and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Dr. Marshall's average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Marshall is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Eye Exam, Diabetes, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Strabismus, LASIK, Eye Problems, Cornea ... (Read more)

Dr. Asad S Abbas, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Asad Abbas' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: microsurgery, minor surgery, and glaucoma. Dr. Abbas is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from Aga Khan University Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Eye Exam, Minor Surgery, Laser Treatment, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, LASIK, Eye Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Martin J Arisco, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4301 Garth Road; Suite 100
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Martin Arisco is an ophthalmologist in Baytown, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: glaucoma, cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Patient ratings for Dr. Arisco average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Arisco takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Arisco attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Arisco is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cosmetic Surgery, Uveitis, LASIK, Cornea Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cornea Transplant, ... (Read 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.