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We found 7 ophthalmologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze near Laredo, TX.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1006 E Hillside Road
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Alfredo Trevino specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Trevino average 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Trevino include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Trevino is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Trevino trained at Wilford Hall Medical Center for residency.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1006 E. Hillside; Suite 1
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Galvan is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Laredo, TX, Garland, TX, and Plano, TX. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Galvan trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for his residency.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
6262 Mc Pherson Road; Suite 102
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Jose Garcia-Davalos' medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Garcia-Davalos include plastic surgery procedures and comprehensive ophthalmology. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Garcia-Davalos is a graduate of Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5835 Northgate Lane
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Luis Zaffirini sees patients in Laredo, TX. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Zaffirini focuses on cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. He attended the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Rochester Medical Center for residency. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
8607 Mcpherson Road; Suite 102
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Pankajkumar Shah is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). These areas are among Dr. Shah's clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Shah trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Dr. Laura Leticia Mendiola, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
6999 Mcpherson Road; Suite 216
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Laura Mendiola practices ophthalmology (eye disease). She studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Mendiola's medical residency was performed at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. She has a special interest in comprehensive ophthalmology. She accepts 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: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5313 Mcpherson Road
Laredo, TX
 

Dr. Michael Hochman, who practices in Laredo, TX, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

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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.