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

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

Dr. Aaron Miller is a physician who specializes in pediatric ophthalmology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Miller attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: strabismus and eye exam. Dr. Miller honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Miller's distinctions include: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eye problems

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

Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
13414 Medical Complex Drive; Suite 4
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Steven Dunn is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dunn include glaucoma and cataracts. Dr. Dunn is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Kresge Eye Institute.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Specializes in Ophthalmology
13414 Medical Complex Drive; Suite 4
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Louis Verstringhe is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Verstringhe honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at UH Case Medical Center, Dr. Verstringhe attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

Dr. Tom Hong-Chih Sun, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
455 School Street; 47
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Tom Sun's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Sun attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His medical residency was performed at Nassau University Medical Center. His areas of expertise include comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

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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.
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