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About Dr. Peter J Blackburn
Dr. Peter J Blackburn, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lexington, KY, with other offices in Corbin, KY and Morehead, KY . He has 21 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Blackburn is affiliated with Oak Tree Hospital and Central Baptist Hospital. Dr. Blackburn has received 1 award. He speaks English.
Dr. Peter J Blackburn 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.
Dr. Peter J Blackburn has the following 11 expertise
- Vision Issues
- Lasik Surgery
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Pain
- Eye Exam
- Retinopathy of Prematurity
- Macular Degeneration
Dr. Peter J Blackburn is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Dr. Blackburn is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
21 Years Experience
University Of Colorado School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1997
Dr. Peter J Blackburn accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Anthem Blue Access PPO
- Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS IL PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
- Baptist Health Community Care Network
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- Sagamore Plus
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Dr. Peter J Blackburn is similar to the following 3 Doctors near Lexington, KY.