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We found 19 providers with an interest in glaucoma and who accept Aetna Silver $10 Copay Memorial Hermann near Houston, TX.

Dr. Kevin Yao Jong, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Jong is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). His areas of expertise include the following: microsurgery, minor surgery, and glaucoma. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Jong is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Jong attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency.

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All Interests: Eye Exam, Minor Surgery, Laser Treatment, Genetic Issues, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, LASIK, Eye ... (Read more)

Dr. William Skidmore Iii Banks III, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2424 W Holcombe Boulevard; Suite 203
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William Banks' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Banks trained at Ohio State University Medical Center for his residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Banks include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Banks takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2855 Gramercy Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Arnoult's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Arnoult's clinical interests encompass refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and glaucoma. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his professional training, Dr. Arnoult completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery, Glaucoma

Dr. Steven Hutson Dunn, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2855 Gramercy Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Steven Dunn is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Dunn include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dunn's education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at Kresge Eye Institute. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. John Mah Lim, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2855 Gramercy Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. John Lim is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lim include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Lim is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. Dr. Lim is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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All Interests: Cataract Surgery, LASIK, Photorefractive Keratectomy, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Vision Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2855 Gramercy Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Fiaz Zaman is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Zaman's areas of expertise include the following: glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2855 Gramercy Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Richard Kimbrough practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Houston, TX. Dr. Kimbrough is especially interested in glaucoma, cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and cataracts. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kimbrough accepts. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kimbrough completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Robert Malcolm Feldman, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
6400 Fannin; 18th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Robert Feldman's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Areas of expertise for Dr. Feldman include glaucoma. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Feldman has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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All Interests: Glaucoma

Dr. Regina Lo Sun, MD
Specializes in Corneal and External Diseases
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Regina Sun is a physician who specializes in corneal and external diseases. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Sun's clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and laser treatment. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Sun welcomes new patients. She attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Sun has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Eye Exam, Laser Treatment, Refractive Surgery, LASIK, Eye Problems, Cornea Problems, External Eye ... (Read more)

Dr. Dora Elia Fernandez, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1740 W 27th Street; Suite 180
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Dora Cantu's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Cantu include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Cantu is affiliated with Memorial Hermann and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cantu is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for her residency.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetes, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with ... (Read more)

Dr. Lowell Andrew Andrew Watkins, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
427 W 20th Street; Suite 100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. L. Watkins practices ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Watkins's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Clinical interests for Dr. Watkins include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Watkins's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Radial Keratotomy, Cataract Surgery, LASIK, Photorefractive Keratectomy, Comprehensive ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Albert Garcia, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
1315 Saint Joseph Parkway; Suite 1205
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Charles Garcia is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Houston, TX, Webster, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX. Dr. Garcia is especially interested in diabetes, minor surgery, and laser treatment. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Garcia has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Anterior Segment Diseases, Eye Exam, Minor Surgery, Laser Treatment, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Anson Lee, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
6400 Fannin; Suite 1800
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Lee specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Houston, TX. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. His clinical interests include glaucoma. Dr. Lee accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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All Interests: Research, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
2855 Gramercy Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Stewart Zuckerbrod works as an ophthalmologist. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Zuckerbrod attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Zuckerbrod has indicated that his clinical interests include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Zuckerbrod is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Hypertension, Diabetes, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Nimisha A Patel, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Nimisha Patel works as an ophthalmologist in Houston, TX. Before performing her residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Patel attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include the following: glaucoma, contact lenses, and diabetic retinopathy. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Eye Exam, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Eye Problems, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Contact Lenses, Trauma

Dr. Nicholas Pat Bell, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
6400 Fannin; 18th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Nicholas Bell works as an ophthalmologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Bell's clinical interests include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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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.