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We found 6 ophthalmologists who accept United Healthcare HSA near Lufkin, TX.

Dr. Aaron Michael Miller, MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric Ophthalmology
1306 W Frank Avenue
Lufkin, TX
 

Dr. Aaron Miller is a pediatric ophthalmologist in Tomball, TX, Houston, TX, and Lufkin, TX. In his practice, Dr. Miller focuses on strabismus and eye exam. Dr. Miller's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Miller's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Eye Exam, Genetic Issues, Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Thomas Everett Duncan, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1306 W Frank Avenue
Lufkin, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Duncan's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). In Dr. Duncan's practice, he is particularly interested in glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Duncan has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2 Medical Center Boulevard
Lufkin, TX
 

Dr. Richard Ruckman is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, he is particularly interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ruckman accepts. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency.

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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2801 S John Redditt; Suite B
Lufkin, TX
 

Dr. William Wagnon works as an ophthalmologist in Lufkin, TX. He is especially interested in comprehensive ophthalmology. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Wagnon's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. The average patient rating for Dr. Wagnon is 4.5 stars out of 5. 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

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2 Medical Center Boulevard
Lufkin, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Kravitz is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Kravitz focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Kravitz graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Mayo Clinic. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1306 W. Frank Avenue
Lufkin, TX
 

Dr. William Bright practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Lufkin, TX. He attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Bright honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.