We found 6 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver HMO near El Paso, TX.

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
4171 North Mesa; Building D-100
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Louis Alpern specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in El Paso, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Alpern include glaucoma and cataracts. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alpern honors. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Alpern trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Mario Antonio Di Pascuale, MD
Specializes in Corneal and External Diseases, Other
2900 Pershing Drive; Suite A
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Mario Di Pascuale is a corneal and external diseases specialist in El Paso, TX and Dallas, TX. He 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 Luis Razetti School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataracts, Cornea Problems

Dr. Dennis J Reiter, DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
400 Executive Center Boulevard
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Dennis Reiter is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and head & neck plastic surgery. Dr. Reiter's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: facial problems, dysport injection, and radiesse. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Hadassah University Medical Center for residency.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1600 Medical Center Drive; Suite 120
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Ghada Altaher's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). She attended medical school at the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine. In Dr. Altaher's practice, she is particularly interested in glaucoma. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1700 Curie Drive; Suite 2100
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Schuster is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in El Paso, TX. Dr. Schuster's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Schuster focuses on refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1300 Murchison Drive; Suite 140
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Ruben Ramirez practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in El Paso, TX. He is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Ramirez is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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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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