We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Basic 103, a Multi-State Plan near Honolulu, HI.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1441 Kapiolani Boulevard; Suite 1488
Honolulu, HI
 

Dr. Ken Lin is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. His clinical interests include refractive surgery (vision correction surgery), external eye diseases, and cornea problems. Dr. Lin takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Lin attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Refractive Surgery, Cornea Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1029 Kapahulu Avenue; Suite 502
Honolulu, HI
 

Dr. Carlton Yuen's medical specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Yuen honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery Procedures

Specializes in Ophthalmology
99-128 Aiea Heights Drive; Suite 703
Aiea, HI
 

Dr. William Wong is an ophthalmologist. His areas of expertise consist of comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. Dr. Wong takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. Before completing his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center, Dr. Wong attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1620 Ala Moana Boulevard; Suite 500
Honolulu, HI
 

Dr. Ailee Laham is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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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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