We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver near New Braunfels, TX.

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Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
457 Landa Street; Suite A
New Braunfels, TX

Dr. David Way is an ophthalmologist. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. He is especially interested in comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Way has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Way is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
1619 E. Common Street; Ste 403-404
New Braunfels, TX

Dr. Wendall Bauman is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Live Oak, TX and New Braunfels, TX. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bauman honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Bauman trained at Wilford Hall Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Uveitis, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
218 E Austin Street
New Braunfels, TX

Dr. Michael Tschoepe is an ophthalmologist in New Braunfels, TX. Dr. Tschoepe attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. For Dr. Tschoepe's professional training, Dr. Tschoepe completed a residency program at the University Health System. Clinical interests for Dr. Tschoepe include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. Dr. Tschoepe is rated highly by Dr. Tschoepe's patients. Dr. Tschoepe honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1439 Hanz Drive
New Braunfels, TX

Dr. Joshua Levar is a New Braunfels, TX physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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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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