We found 5 ophthalmologists who accept Humana Platinum near Livingston, TX.

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Dr. David Mark Brown, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
400 Bypass Lane; Suite 105
Livingston, TX
 

Dr. David Brown works as a retina specialist in Houston, TX, Livingston, TX, and Brenham, TX. He is especially interested in pituitary tumor, diabetic retinopathy, and laser treatment. Dr. Brown is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Brown accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Richard Harris Fish, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
400 Bypass Lane; Suite 105
Livingston, TX
 

Dr. Richard Fish is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist in Houston, TX, Livingston, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Fish include diabetic retinopathy, laser treatment, and eye cancer. Dr. Fish is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. Dr. Fish has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Matthew Steven Benz, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
400 Bypass Lane; Suite 105
Livingston, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Benz's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His areas of expertise consist of pituitary tumor, diabetic retinopathy, and laser treatment. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Benz is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Benz's office for an appointment. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami for residency.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
400 Bypass Lane; Suite 105
Livingston, TX
 

Dr. Tien Wong's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Wong include pituitary tumor, diabetic retinopathy, and laser treatment. Dr. Wong takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before performing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Wong attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Wong has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Rosa Yoomee Kim, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
400 Bypass Lane; Suite 105
Livingston, TX
 

Dr. Rosa Kim practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) in Houston, TX, Brenham, TX, and Livingston, TX. She has a special interest in diabetic retinopathy, laser treatment, and eye cancer. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Kim attended Stanford University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for residency. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kim is open to new patients.

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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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