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We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze near Stephenville, TX.

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Dr. Frank Vance Terrell, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
150 North River Boulevard
Stephenville, TX
 

Dr. Frank Terrell works as an ophthalmologist in Stephenville, TX. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Terrell is affiliated with Texas Health Resources.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
150 River North Boulevard
Stephenville, TX
 

Dr. Neil Bealka works as an ophthalmologist in Gatesville, TX, Stephenville, TX, and Hillsboro, TX. Dr. Bealka is especially interested in comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Bealka is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Bealka completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

Dr. Kevin Andrew Kerr, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
150 River North Boulevard
Stephenville, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Kerr works as an ophthalmologist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kerr accepts. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Kerr is affiliated with Texas Health Resources. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
150 River North Boulevard
Stephenville, TX
 

Dr. Trevor Kerr works as an ophthalmologist in Stephenville, TX. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Clinical interests for Dr. Kerr include plastic surgery procedures and comprehensive ophthalmology. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery Procedures

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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.