We found 4 ophthalmologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze HMO near Ogden, UT.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
875 Country Hills Drive
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. Benjamin Dastrup is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Before performing his residency at Fort Wayne Medical Education Program, Dr. Dastrup attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Clinical interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataracts, Cornea Problems

Specializes in Ophthalmology
874 Country Hills Drive
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. David Brodstein specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Ogden, UT. Patients rated Dr. Brodstein highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Brodstein include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brodstein accepts. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Henry Ford Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

Dr. Douglas P Felt, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
875 Country Hills Drive
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. Douglas Felt works as an oculoplastic surgeon in Ogden, UT. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Utah School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
875 Country Hills Drive
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. Bradley Richards' area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Richards honors. Before completing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Richards attended medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Eye Problems

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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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