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Nation’s pediatric ophthalmologists struggle to survive the COVID-19 shutdown Pediatric ophthalmologists are a rarity in medicine. There are only about a thousand of them to serve America’s 75 million children. And as other physicians fled private practice for hospitals or have been gobbled up by private equity firms, most pediatric ophthalmologists remain in private practice. Unfortunately, the factors that make the specialty uncommon have also made pediatric ophthalmologists and their patients uncommonly vulnerable to the ravages of the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading… ...
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Vision screenings for young children usually take place during wellness visits to the pediatrician. But with wellness visits declining during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), many children’s eyes may go unchecked. This could delay the diagnosis and treatment of childhood eye conditions — particularly for children from disadvantaged households, who were already prone to missing vision screens before the pandemic. Continue reading… ...
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Know how to wear a face mask It may be one of the more innocuous problems of the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s a nuisance nonetheless: fogged-up eyewear. It happens when warm breath escapes from the top of your mask and lands on the cooler surface of your lens. Continue reading… ...
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We accept all major health insurance plans, as well as Medicare and Medicaid.

Accepted plans include:

  • Triple S
  • Triple S Advantage
  • MCS
  • MCS Classicare
  • Mapfre
  • Humana Insurance
  • Humana Gold
  • Humana Advantage
  • MSO (MMM y PMC)
  • Constellation
  • First Plus
  • Panamerican

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Some of our treatments are considered by health insurance plans as elective procedures and they are not covered by insurers. For these treatments we offer multiple financing options.

  • CitiHealth – Citibank’s MasterCard credit card for medical needs. It can be paid in installments or a 12-month plan to pay without interest.
  • CareCredit – Credit card for medical needs with option to pay in installments.
  • Cooperativa de Crédito Jesús Obrero – Financing plan which includes membership and purchase of shares for new members.

We also accept all major credit cards and cash. Learn more about the available options during your evaluation appointment.

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Below are some situations in which you should visit an ophthalmologist.

  • You suffered an eye injury.
  • You have symptoms of an eye disease.
      These symptoms include:

    • Blurred or distorted vision, double vision or loss of vision.
    • See floaters (as small spots or black wires), flashing lights or halos around objects.
    • Have a curtain or veil that obstructs vision.
    • Eye problems itself, as a lump in one or both eyes, crossed eyes, excessive tears or changes in the eyelids.
    • Eye pain.
    • You have 40 years or more, it is recommended to perform a full eye exam at age 40. This exam will let know if you are at risk of suffering from an eye disease.

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¿Qué es KAMRA Inlay?

KAMRA Inlay es una cirugía del ojo que le devuelve la visión de cerca extendiendo su rango de visión enfocada de cerca a lejos sin zonas borrosas. Su efecto es a largo plazo permitiéndole disfrutar de una visión clara de cerca a través del tiempo. 
Esta cirugía es ideal para los que no desean depender de espejuelos para leer al disfrutar de sus actividades diarias.

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