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We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze HMO near Ogden, UT.

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Dr. Douglas P Felt, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
875 Country Hills Drive
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. Douglas Felt's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Felt include plastic surgery procedures and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Felt is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery Procedures

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
874 Country Hills Drive
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. David Brodstein specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Ogden, UT. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His clinical interests include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Brodstein takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Brodstein is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Henry Ford Hospital's residency program.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
875 Country Hills Drive
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. Benjamin Dastrup is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Dastrup focuses on cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his residency training at Fort Wayne Medical Education Program.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
875 Country Hills Drive
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. Bradley Richards is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Before performing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Richards attended the University of Utah School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

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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.