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Dr. Estuardo A Ponce has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
- Retinal Vein Occlusion
- Eye Exam
- Vision Issues
- Eye Pain
- Macular Edema
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
- Epiretinal Membrane
- Retinal Detachment
- Vitreous Hemorrhage
- Lasik Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
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I was seen by Dr. Ponce sometime ago, he does have a nice disposition but I felt he wasn't a seasoned doctor with enough knowledge as to my eye problem. He performed my surgery and I have never been the same since. The eye he did surgery has no change and I still can't see properly. I should have checked his credentials a little further and I would have decided on another doctor with more experience relating to my eye problem. I wouldn't recommend this doctor in this field of opthamology to anyone who asks me.
Excellent doctor. Truly caring. He spent a great deal of time with my elderly parents and was incredibly communicative, patient and caring. The Manhattan office was a pleasure to deal with and they were fairly punctual. The Long Island office is closer to my mother so we've been going there recently and have had no complaints. Our visit to Dr. Ponce was after leaving a doctor in Queens that was negligent with my mother's care. I only wish that we had gone to Dr. Ponce from the beginning.
Patients' Choice Award (2013)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
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Dr. Estuardo A Ponce accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- AvMed Empower
- AvMed Engage
- Avmed Choice
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Florida myBlue
- Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
- Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana HMO Select
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Humana Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
- Multiplan PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsSt Lukes Cataract & Laser Institute, 43309 US Highway 19 N, Tarpon Springs, FL
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