We found 11 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept CIGNA HMO near Pasadena, TX.

Dr. Ting Fang Suarez, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4415 Crenshaw
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Ting Fang-Suarez is a retina specialist. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fang-Suarez include glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Fang-Suarez 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. Fang-Suarez honors. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Fang-Suarez is a graduate of the University of São Paulo Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Fang-Suarez completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Fang-Suarez (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and German.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, vitreous problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Diabetic Retinopathy, Retina Problems, Glaucoma, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Charles Albert Garcia, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
12970 East Freeway
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Charles Garcia is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Garcia include diabetes, minor surgery, and laser treatment. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The average patient rating for Dr. Garcia is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Garcia honors 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 Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, vitreous problems, eye problems, cornea problems, cataracts, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Eye Exam, Minor Surgery, Laser Treatment, Diabetes, LASIK, Photorefractive ... (Read more)

Specializes in Ophthalmology
3333 Bayshore Boulevard; Suite 280
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Goldman's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Goldman takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended the University of Washington School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Goldman is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems

Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
3333 Bayshore Boulevard; Suite 280
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Charlise Gunderson's area of specialization is pediatric ophthalmology. Her areas of expertise include strabismus. Dr. Gunderson is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann. She studied medicine at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Scott Eric Segal, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4450 E Sam Houston Parkway S; Suite E
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Scott Segal is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Pasadena, TX and Houston, TX. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Segal trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for his residency. His areas of expertise consist of refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Segal's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Eye Muscle Surgery, Eye Exam, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems, Allergies, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Ophthalmology
3333 Bayshore Boulevard; Suite 280
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. William Lipsky is an ophthalmologist in Houston, TX, Webster, TX, and Pasadena, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. In his practice, he is particularly interested in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. Dr. Lipsky is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann. Dr. Lipsky 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. After completing medical school at New York Medical College, he performed his residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Hebrew.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery, Cataracts

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
11550 Fuqua Street; Suite 250
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William McMullen's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). After attending the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school, Dr. McMullen completed his residency training at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
3333 Bayshore Boulevard; Suite 280
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Shaena Choi's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). She obtained her medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine and performed her residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Choi include comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. 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. Choi is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

Specializes in Ophthalmology
7107 Lawndale Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Schapira is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Dr. Schapira is conversant in Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Schapira include glaucoma and cataracts. He is affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital. Dr. Schapira's education and training includes medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine and residency at Temple University Hospital and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schapira honors.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Charity Halphen Grannis, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology
5125 Fairmont Parkway
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Charity Grannis is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Dr. Grannis's areas of expertise include strabismus and cataracts. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grannis accepts. She attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Grannis is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Eric Scott Rothenberg, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
5150 Crenshaw Road; Suite G-120
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Eric Rothenberg's medical specialty is plastic surgery and hand surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rothenberg include eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Rothenberg is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation. Before completing his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Rothenberg attended medical school at New York Medical College. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

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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.
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