We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept United Healthcare near Troy, MO.

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Dr. Bruce Sherwin Frank, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
107 North Lincoln Drive; Suite B
Troy, MO
 

Dr. Bruce Frank, who practices in Saint Peters, MO, Troy, MO, and Bowling Green, MO, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Frank's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include glaucoma and cataracts. He takes Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Tufts Medical Center for residency. Dr. Frank's professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Deanna Y Barrow, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
107 North Lincoln Drive; Suite B
Troy, MO
 

Dr. De'anna Barrow is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). She is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital. Dr. Barrow honors Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Kresge Eye Institute, Dr. Barrow attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Vitreous Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
107 North Lincoln; Suite B
Troy, MO
 

Dr. Mark Rothstein's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Rothstein focuses on refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and cataracts. He is an in-network provider for Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Dr. Rothstein attended medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Rothstein's professional affiliations include VA St. Louis Health Care System and Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Paul F Nichols III, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
107b N Lincoln Drive
Troy, MO
 

Dr. Paul Nichols specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). His clinical interests encompass comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. He is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital. Dr. Nichols is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and a graduate of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary's residency program. Patient ratings for Dr. Nichols average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

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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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