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Specializes in Ophthalmology
148 13th Street Sw
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Janie Ho practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Largo, FL, Clearwater, FL, and Tampa, FL. Dr. Ho is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for her residency. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Ho (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center - Indian Rocks Road Campus. Dr. Ho welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Vitreous Problems

Dr. James M Nielsen, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
8787 Bryan Dairy Road; #260
Largo, FL
 

Dr. James Nielsen's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Nielsen's clinical interests include uveitis, glaucoma, and contact lenses. He is affiliated with Bardmoor Surgery Center. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Laser Treatment, Laser Surgery, Uveitis, Eye Problems, CO2 Laser Treatment, Cataracts, Glaucoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. John L Michaelos, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1030 West Bay Drive
Largo, FL
 

Dr. John Michaelos' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Michaelos include laser surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Michaelos average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Dr. Michaelos is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center - Indian Rocks Road Campus.

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Clinical interests: Prosthetics, Paracentesis, Chalazion Excision, Glaucoma Surgery, Conjunctivitis, Eye Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1030 W Bay Drive
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Louis Michaelos is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Michaelos honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.
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