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We found 10 providers with an interest in glaucoma and who accept Cigna FocusIn near Fort Worth, TX.

Dr. Unni Krishnan Nair, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1201 Summit Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Unni Nair is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Fort Worth, TX and Weatherford, TX. Dr. Nair has a special interest in glaucoma. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, he performed his residency at California Pacific Medical Center. He is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Glaucoma

Dr. Oluwatosin Urowoli Smith, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
417 W Magnolia Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Oluwatosin Smith is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Smith attended the University of Ibadan College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Howard University Hospital for residency. Her areas of expertise include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. In addition to English, she speaks Yoruba. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources and Cook Children's. Dr. Smith welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Dr. Ronald Leigh Fellman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
417 W Magnolia Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Ronald Fellman is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Dallas, TX and Fort Worth, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Fellman include glaucoma. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources. After completing medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fellman takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Glaucoma

Dr. Brian Edward Flowers, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1201 Summit Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Brian Flowers is an ophthalmologist in Fort Worth, TX and Hurst, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Flowers include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Cook Children's. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before completing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Flowers attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Daniel Edward Bruhl Jr., MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1201 Summit Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Dan Bruhl's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, glaucoma, and trichiasis (misdirected eyelash). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Resources. Dr. Bruhl honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is a graduate of Medical University of Vienna and Baylor College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Bruhl speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Trichiasis, Dry Eyes, Headache, Foreign Body Removal, Conjunctivitis, Glaucoma, Eye ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1201 Summit Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Ted Margo is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among Dr. Margo's clinical interests: glaucoma, cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and trichiasis (misdirected eyelash). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Margo accepts. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Margo attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth.

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Dr. Davinder Singh Grover, MPH, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
417 W Magnolia Street
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Davinder Grover sees patients in Dallas, TX and Fort Worth, TX. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is especially interested in glaucoma. Dr. Grover is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mercy Hospital and Wilmer Eye Institute. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Grover is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1201 Summit Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Robert Warren specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Warren include LASIK, trichiasis (misdirected eyelash), and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Warren is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Warren attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Dr. Michelle Renee Butler, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
417 W Magnolia Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Michelle Butler, who practices in Dallas, TX and Fort Worth, TX, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Butler is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Butler's clinical interests encompass glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. She is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. After attending Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Butler completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Optometry
1201 Summit Avenue
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Sean Healey is an optometrist in Fort Worth, TX and Hurst, TX. His clinical interests include amblyopia (lazy eye), punctal plug insertion, and glasses. Dr. Healey is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Glasses, Dry Eyes, Foreign Body Removal, Allergies, Conjunctivitis, Eye Trauma, Eyelid Problems, ... (Read more)

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What is Glaucoma?

Glaucoma is a progressive eye disease that occurs when drainage canals within the eye become clogged or blocked. Fluid builds up within the eye, and the increasing pressure damages the optic nerve. It is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States and the primary cause of blindness among African Americans.

The most common form of glaucoma, accounting for more than 90% of all cases, is called open-angle glaucoma. In open-angle glaucoma, the drainage canals become clogged but are not blocked entirely. Because some fluid is still able to drain, people with this type of glaucoma may feel fine and not have any symptoms for years after the onset of the disease. Later on, patients will notice a loss of peripheral vision, or darkness and blurriness at the sides of their visual field. When they look straight at something, their vision will be as good as it ever was. Unfortunately, by this time, the glaucoma is already at a severe stage, and without treatment it can lead to complete blindness.

There are other, less common types of glaucoma. Angle-closure glaucoma is an acute form of glaucoma that comes on very suddenly. The drainage canals become blocked and pressure within the eye rises very rapidly. Patients will have a sudden loss of vision along with headaches or nausea. This type of glaucoma needs to be treated right away. Rarely, children can be born with glaucoma or develop it in infancy. Babies with glaucoma may shy away from bright lights, be irritable, or have poor appetites.

Because glaucoma most often does not have symptoms in the early stages, it is important to have regular eye exams to check for glaucoma, especially if you are at risk. High risk groups include African Americans, Latinos, people with diabetes, and anyone over age 60. An eye doctor can check for glaucoma in several different ways. A visual field test checks for loss of peripheral vision. A dilated eye exam allows the doctor to see the optic nerve and inspect it for damage. A test called tonometry, in which a tiny puff of air is blown at the eye, checks the pressure within the eye and screens specifically for glaucoma.

Once you have a diagnosis, treatment depends on the type and stage of glaucoma that you have. Most people with glaucoma treat it with medicated eye drops. These drops help decrease fluid production within the eye and increase drainage. If medications aren’t enough, another option is to have surgery to open up the drainage canals. Although surgery can halt the progression of glaucoma, it cannot restore vision that has already been lost to the disease.