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We found 9 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Silver Compass Balanced 2000 1 near Katy, TX.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
21502 Merchants Way
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Erin Doe's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Doe include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Doe is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. He attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Doe completed his residency training at Brooke Army Medical Center. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , uveitis, glaucoma, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Uveitis, Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Clifton Wykoff, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard; Suite G205
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Charles Wykoff is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Conroe, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wykoff include diabetic retinopathy, eye exam, and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. After attending Harvard Medical School, Dr. Wykoff completed his residency training at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. He is an in-network provider for 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 distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Wykoff welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic retinopathy

All Interests: Eye Exam, Diabetic Retinopathy, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. John Jose Alappatt, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
23920 Katy Freeway; Suite 575
Katy, TX
 

Dr. John Alappatt is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Alappatt include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Alappatt is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He attended Northeast Ohio Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
21720 Kingsland Boulevard; Suite 305
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Arun Nayar's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Nayar include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Nayar graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Nayar trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Dr. Amy Claire Schefler, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
23501 Cinco Ranch Boulevard; Suite 205
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Amy Schefler's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Before performing her residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Dr. Schefler attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school. Her areas of clinical interest consist of microsurgery, eye exam, and eye cancer. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Schefler's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , eye cancer

All Interests: Eye Exam, Microsurgery, Eye Cancer

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Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
403 W Grand Parkway S; Suite E
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Glenn Bulan is a pediatric ophthalmologist in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. In his practice, he is particularly interested in strabismus. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Bulan accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Before performing his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Bulan attended New York Medical College for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Kartik Sampath Kumar, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
23923 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Kartik Kumar is an ophthalmologist. Before performing his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center, Dr. Kumar attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Clinical interests for Dr. Kumar include eye problems. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kumar is professionally affiliated with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Eye Problems

Dr. Margaret E Phillips, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
23923 Cinco Ranch Boulevard
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Margaret Phillips works as an ophthalmologist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Phillips takes. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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Relevant Interests: , Ptosis

All Interests: Reconstructive Surgery, Ptosis

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, General Internal Medicine, Thoracic Surgery
21324 Provincial Boulevard; Suite B
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Iyad Radwan's areas of specialization are vascular surgery, general internal medicine, and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in Katy, TX and Houston, TX. His clinical interests include warts, thyroid problems, and sleep apnea. Dr. Radwan is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Radwan takes. He welcomes new patients. He attended medical school at Al-Mustansiriya College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic retinopathy

All Interests: Warts, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Obesity, Skin Biopsy, Diabetic ... (Read more)

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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.