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We found 5 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Gold Choice HSA 2000 - 2 with IVF near Beaumont, TX.

Dr. Walter Rex Hawkins, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
3385 Laurel Avenue; Suite 101
Beaumont, TX
 

Dr. W. Hawkins' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Hawkins (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Khmer. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hawkins include macular degeneration, scleral buckle, and eyelid problems. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Hawkins is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, glaucoma, retinopathy, eyelid problems, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, eye problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Scleral Buckle, Retinopathy, Eye Surgery, Eyelid Problems, Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3345 Plaza 10 Drive; Suite B
Beaumont, TX
 

Dr. Richard Levacy is a Beaumont, TX physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Levacy's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include the following: cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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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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Specializes in Ophthalmology
3345 Plaza 10 Drive; Suite B
Beaumont, TX
 

Dr. M. Harmon is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Beaumont, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Harmon average 4.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Harmon studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Damien M Luviano, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3570 College; Suite 100
Beaumont, TX
 

Dr. Damien Luviano is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Luviano focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Dr. Luviano is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Luviano graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine
3070 College Street; Suite 300
Beaumont, TX
 

Dr. Keith Stout is an emergency medicine specialist. In his practice, Dr. Stout focuses on retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Stout is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and a graduate of Fitzsimons Army Medical Center's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina 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.