We found 8 ophthalmologists who accept United Healthcare Silver EPO near Texarkana, TX.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5402 Summerhill Road
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Charles Thornton is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Texarkana, TX. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Dr. Thornton attended the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine for medical school. He has a special interest in comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Thornton honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmology
2 Forsyth Circle
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Angela Perry is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). Her clinical interests include glaucoma. Her education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at Howard University Hospital. Dr. Perry honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma

Specializes in Ophthalmology
5402 Summerhill Road
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Gary Womack's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
2323 Kennedy Lane
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Lewis Cook works as an ophthalmologist. In his practice, Dr. Cook focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. Dr. Cook is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

Dr. David Hongwei Ren, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
2605 Texas Boulevard; Suite 302
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. David Ren is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Weifang Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency.

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Clinical interests: Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
5402 Summerhill Road
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Wanda Northam specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Texarkana, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Northam accepts. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
5402 Summerhill Road
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Eugene Ellison is an ophthalmologist in Texarkana, TX. Dr. Ellison studied medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1727 Galleria Oaks Drive
Texarkana, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Wiggins is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Texarkana, TX. Dr. Wiggins attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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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