We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near San Marcos, TX.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1300 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. James Pickett specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Pickett attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In his practice, Dr. Pickett focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. Dr. Pickett takes United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center.

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

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1300 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Rex Cole works as an ophthalmologist in San Marcos, TX and Kyle, TX. Dr. Cole is especially interested in comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center. He takes United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Cole trained at Parkland Health & Hospital System for his residency. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1300 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Welch's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center. Dr. Welch is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Before completing his residency at Vanderbilt Eye Institute, Dr. Welch attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1300 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Hu's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Hu obtained his medical school training at the University of Florida College of Medicine and performed his residency at Vanderbilt Eye Institute.

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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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