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We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Humana Silver HMO near Manitowoc, WI.

Dr. Joseph Mark Feder, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5300 Memorial Drive
Two Rivers, WI
 

Dr. Joseph Feder sees patients in Two Rivers, WI and Marinette, WI. His medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Feder has a special interest in refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and anterior segment diseases. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Feder is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County.

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Clinical interests: Anterior Segment Diseases, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Steven Paul Gainey, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4801 Expo Drive
Manitowoc, WI
 

Dr. Steven Gainey works as an ophthalmologist in Manitowoc, WI and Two Rivers, WI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gainey include comprehensive ophthalmology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center. Dr. Gainey honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He obtained his medical school training at Creighton University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Mayo Clinic.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
4801 Expo Drive
Manitowoc, WI
 

Dr. Donald Lewellen specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Manitowoc, WI. He studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Dr. Benjamin E Phillips, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4801 Expo Drive
Manitowoc, WI
 

Dr. Benjamin Phillips' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Phillips is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. In his practice, Dr. Phillips focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at Mayo Medical School, Dr. Phillips performed his residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County and Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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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.