Find the best eye doctor in Birmingham enlisted below. Read real reviews of eye doctors and reach the most suitable eye doctor nearby in Birmingham easily. There are 10 eye doctors in Birmingham with an average rating of N/A stars.

Ophthalmology is the branch of medical science deals with eye disorders. The evaluation of eye disease and recommendation of treatment is conducted by the physicians who have specialization in ophthalmology.

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Clavenna

Dr. Carl Clavenna

Carl F. Clavenna, M.D., P.C.
600 S Adams Rd
Birmingham, MI, 48009-6863, USA

Ophthalmology

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Fitzgerald

Dr. Gregory Fitzgerald

Carl F. Clavenna, M.D., P.C.
600 S Adams Rd
Birmingham, MI, 48009-6863, USA

Ophthalmology

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Jancevski

Dr. Maria Jancevski

Oakland Ophthalmic Surgery Pc
800 S Adams Rd Su
Birmingham, MI, 48009-7008, USA

Ophthalmology

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Fecko

Dr. Paul Fecko


195 W Brown St
Birmingham, MI, 48009-6018, USA

Ophthalmology

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Erickson

Dr. Robert Erickson

Oakland Ophthalmic Surgery Pc
800 S Adams Rd Su
Birmingham, MI, 48009-7008, USA

Ophthalmology

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Page

Dr. Timothy Page

Oakland Ophthalmic Surgery Pc
800 S Adams Rd Su
Birmingham, MI, 48009-7008, USA

Ophthalmology

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Maria Jancevski, MD

Oakland Ophthalmic Surgery
800 South Adams Rd
Birmingham, MI, 48009, USA

Ophthalmology

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Robert Erickson, MD

Oakland Ophthalmic Surgery
800 South Adams Rd
Birmingham, MI, 48009, USA

Ophthalmology

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Timothy Page, MD

Oakland Ophthalmic Surgery
800 South Adams Rd
Birmingham, MI, 48009, USA

Ophthalmology

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Carl F. Clavenna, M.d., P.c.

600 S Adams Rd SUITE 200
Birmingham, MI 48009 USA

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The common eye diseases

Diabetic Retinopathy: Diabetic Retinopathy is a complication of prolonging diabetic conditions. This condition occurs because of heavily loaded sugar content in blood damages the tiny blood vessels in the retina. Blurred vision, vision impairment at night are a symptom of Diabetic Retinopathy. The untreated condition can cause blindness. Early detection helps to prevent this degenerative condition. 

Cataracts: The transparency of the lens is minimized due to cloudy appearance are the characteristic feature of cataract. Blurry vision, light sensitivity, and distorted colors are some symptoms of cataract. Aging is one of the natural causes of cataracts. Smoking is a contributory factor for cataract development. Other causes like ultraviolet exposure, diabetes, and traumatic eye injury lead to cataracts. 

Glaucoma: Excessive raise of intraocular pressure in the eye is medically known as glaucoma. In this condition, the amount of aqueous humor is increased inside the eye may due to increase production or improper draining. Glaucoma is a silent disease, but early detection is very important. The untreated condition can cause optic nerve damage and vision loss.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD): Permanent vision loss of elderly people is termed as AMD, which mainly occurs after 65 years of age. It is a slow, progressive but painless condition which affects the center of the retina (macula), the part provides visual clarity. Carotenoids containing vegetables like green leafy vegetables can prevent this condition. 

Farsighted and nearsightedness: Both of these conditions arise due to difficulty in focusing on the light which enters the eye. The ray of light when the focus behind the retina creates a blurred image of the nearer object, however, the affected person can see better at distance. This condition is known as farsighted (hyperopic). A nearsighted (myopic) person can see better at near as the light rays focus in front of the retina, which causes the creation of blurred image creates on distant objects. 

How to Find the Best Eye Doctor near me ?

You can ask your insurance provider to check if they have any references or you can ask your friends, family members, and colleagues for their recommendations for the best eye doctor around you. You can look for eye doctor reviews on google, healthcare websites like HealthSoul. You can filter the results by location, star rating and number of reviews.

FAQs about Ophthalmologist in Birmingham

You can check the profile of Ophthalmologist in Birmingham from list above, most of them are accepting new patients.

There are many website to look for Ophthalmologist reviews like Google, Facebook, HealthSoul.

The best way to find out is call the doctor office directly about insurance acceptance. Even one insurance may offer different products and coverage can be different for each individual. You can check the website of your insurance company if the Ophthalmologist chosen by you is in network or not.

There are a few things you must remember while visiting a Ophthalmologist in Birmingham: Always bring a list of your current medications, a list of Doctors you visit, your medical history, your family’s medical history, and a list of questions you have about your condition.

Most Ophthalmologist in Birmingham are available from 8am to 5pm in office and there is always somebody available 24/7 for emergencies. Please call the office to check the availability of a particular doctor.

There are many factors when considering best Ophthalmologist in Birmingham. These included experience, education, certifications, Ophthalmologist reviews. Some of the best Ophthalmologist in Birmingham can be seen from the list above based on the patient feedback.

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Spontaneous tearing from eyes indicates eye dryness, as our brain has sent a signal for tearing to compensate eye dryness. Therefore, the watery eye needs to treat immediately otherwise you will suffer from eye dryness. Some lifestyle factors trigger eye dryness like watching television, working on the computer, incorrect reading posture for prolonged periods, etc. During this time, we do not blink for a long period which causes evaporation of eye water and cornea becomes dry. Even air exposure can also dry up the eye. But eye dryness is treatable and different eye drop formulations are available to treat the condition.

It is recommended every individual should do complete eye examination every year to ensure good eye health. An annual eye examination is compulsory for those who wear contact lenses. Some eye problems may be related to other underlying causes like diabetes, high cholesterol levels. An eye examination can help you to estimate the overall health condition. Diabetic patients, hypertensive patients, and hyperlipidemia affected individuals need to more concern for their eye health, as these conditions trigger ocular nerve damage and poor eyesight.

It is suggested that even you can see fine, then also you need to do regular eye check-ups to identify asymptomatic diseases like diabetes, glaucoma and other conditions, which can be easily manageable by early detection. Some individuals use self prescribe reading glasses, but this is not the correct measure to prevent poor eyesight. Proper eye checks up can only provide the right fitted glass to treat reading difficulty, headache, and eye fatigue, etc.

Dryness in the eye is the primary cause of eye irritation and burning sensation. Women often have such complaint with increasing of their age. Oil production in the eyelid gland decreases with increasing age, which causes dryness in the eye. In some cases, the side effect of certain medications, and underlying disease condition also contributes to eye dryness. Yet now no medication available to complete the cure of this condition. However, omega 3 containing nutritional supplements, artificial tears, prescription medications like Restasis, and eyelid hygiene can provide symptomatic relief. The treatment plan is not the same for every individual, but customize treatments depending upon the individual patient's condition works better to manage the condition.

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