We found 11 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near San Antonio, TX.

Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
59 Mdw/mcst Department of Ophthalmology, Wilford Hall Medical Cente.; 2200 Berquist Drive, Suite 1
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Sanford Roberts is a San Antonio, TX physician who specializes in pediatric ophthalmology. He studied medicine at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. Dr. Roberts trained at Wilford Hall Medical Center for his residency. His clinical interests include strabismus and comprehensive ophthalmology. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roberts accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Nix Health.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Strabismus, Eye Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Specializes in Ophthalmology
800 Mccullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Scott Thomas sees patients in San Antonio, TX. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Thomas is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for his residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Thomas include comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. He 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. Dr. Thomas has received the following distinctions: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

Specializes in Ophthalmology
800 Mccullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. John Nicolau is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. His clinical interests include glaucoma and cataracts. He is affiliated with Nix Health. Dr. Nicolau graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology
303 E Quincy Street; Suite 100
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Felipe Navas is a physician who specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist) and ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at El Bosque University, Colombian School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Navas speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
215 E Quincy; Suite 505
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. George Reyna's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). His education and training includes medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His areas of expertise consist of comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. Dr. Reyna takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
102 Palo Alto Road; Suite 450
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Richard Rodriguez works as an ophthalmologist. Dr. Rodriguez is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is professionally affiliated with Southwest General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Retina Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
303 E Quincy; Suite 100
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Charles Brodrick specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in San Antonio, TX. Dr. Brodrick is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
3551 Roger Brooke Drive
Fort Sam Houston, TX
 

Dr. Walter Steigleman's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He has a special interest in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Steigleman attended Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Naval Medical Center San Diego for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

Dr. Christian Lane Stallworth, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
903 W. Martin Street
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Christian Stallworth is a specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stallworth include facial problems, eyelid surgery, and dermabrasion. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stallworth accepts. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Stallworth trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for residency. His distinctions include: Texas Rising Stars and RealSelf Top Doctor. Dr. Stallworth speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Methodist Healthcare (San Antonio), the University of Texas (UT) Medicine San Antonio, and the University Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

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Dr. Jose Enrique Barrera, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
555 E Basse Road; Suite 200
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Jose Barrera's specialties are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Barrera's areas of expertise include the following: dermabrasion, botox injection, and septoplasty. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Texas Super Doctors; RealSelf TOP 100; and Honor Award, American Academy of Otolaryngology for Service, 10 years. In addition to English, Dr. Barrera speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Thomas Tayf Jeneby, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
7272 Wurzbach; Unit 801
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Jeneby is a San Antonio, TX physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Jeneby average 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jeneby include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. He has received the following distinctions: Top Adjustable Implant User in US, Mentor and Professional Recognition: National and International Speaker. Dr. Jeneby is affiliated with Nix Health.

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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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