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We found 4 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Humana Gold HMO near Tomball, TX.

Dr. Aaron Michael Miller, MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric Ophthalmology
13414 Medical Complex Drive; Suite 4
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Aaron Miller sees patients in Tomball, TX, Houston, TX, and Lufkin, TX. His medical specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include strabismus and eye exam. Dr. Miller is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. His practice is open to new patients. After completing medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Miller has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

All Interests: Eye Exam, Genetic Issues, Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Steven Hutson Dunn, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
13414 Medical Complex Drive; Suite 4
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Steven Dunn is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Dr. Dunn is especially interested in glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Kresge Eye Institute.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
14030 Fm 2920; Suite E
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Erin Doe practices ophthalmology (eye disease). He is rated highly by his patients. His clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), glaucoma, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Doe is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Duke University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Doe is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , uveitis, glaucoma, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Uveitis, Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Emanuel Paul Ii Descant II, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Sports Medicine
909 Graham # D; Tomball Medical Art Building
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. E. Descant's medical specialty is family medicine, geriatrics (elderly care), and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Descant include warts, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and depression. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Descant is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. Dr. Descant's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. 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. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetic retinopathy

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Sports Health, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Erectile ... (Read more)

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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.