We found 7 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Basic 103, a Multi-State Plan near Edinburg, TX.

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Dr. Richard Alan Berkowitz, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2518 W Trenton Street
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Richard Berkowitz is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Dr. Berkowitz graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then he performed his residency at Michael Reese Hospital. His clinical interests encompass refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Berkowitz is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Clinical interests: Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems, External Eye Diseases

Specializes in Ophthalmology
2609 W Trenton Road
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Parul Desai specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Desai attended Government Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Government Medical College and Interfaith Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
510 S Closner Boulevard
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Imtiaz Mehkri practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Edinburg, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Mehkri honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. Dr. Mehkri's training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Carlos Manrique De Lara, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2518 W Trenton Road
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Manrique, who practices in Edinburg, TX and San Antonio, TX, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Manrique's training includes a residency program at Vanderbilt Eye Institute. He has indicated that his clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. The average patient rating for Dr. Manrique is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Specializes in Ophthalmology
2005 W University Drive
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. George Amegin is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Amegin include comprehensive ophthalmology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Amegin accepts. His education and training includes medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Letterman Army Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Specializes in Ophthalmology
605 E Violet Avenue; Suite 2
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. William Head's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Head has a special interest in cataracts. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts

Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2227 Cornerstone Boulevard
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Lester Peacock's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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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.
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