We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Choice Gold PPO 001 near San Marcos, TX.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1300 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. James Pickett practices ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Pickett's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pickett accepts. Dr. Pickett has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

Specializes in Ophthalmology
1300 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Welch is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in San Marcos, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Welch completed his residency training at Vanderbilt Eye Institute. He honors United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1300 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Hu is an ophthalmologist. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center. Dr. Hu graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Vanderbilt Eye Institute. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1300 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Rex Cole is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Cole's areas of expertise consist of comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cole takes. Before performing his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dr. Cole attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Cole is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family and Central Texas Medical Center.

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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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