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We found 2 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 is a pediatric ophthalmologist in Tomball, TX, Houston, TX, and Lufkin, TX. In his practice, Dr. Miller focuses on strabismus and eye exam. Dr. Miller's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Miller's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. His practice is open to new patients.

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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 a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Dunn include glaucoma and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dunn's education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at Kresge Eye Institute. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

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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.