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Dr. Peter Polack, MD

Ophthalmology*
4.9 (252)
Map Pin Small Ocala, FL
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Peter Polack, MD

Dr. Peter Polack, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Ocala, FL. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine and is affiliated with HCA Florida Ocala Hospital. Dr. Polack, completed a residency at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Patients rated Dr. Polack an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Polack works at Practice in Ocala, FL with other offices in The Villages, FL. They frequently treat conditions like Glaucoma, Tear Duct Disorders and Lacrimal Gland Disorder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Polack's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Ocala Eye Optical Inc
    4414 SW College Rd Unit 1462, Ocala, FL 34474 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 622-5183
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Ocala Eye 200 West Office
    8520 SW State Rd 200, Ocala, FL 34474 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 854-0052
  3. 3
    Ocala Eye - The Villages
    1950 Laurel Manor Dr Ste 250, The Villages, FL 32162 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 430-3356
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  4. 4
    Paddock Park office
    3130 SW 32ND AVE, Ocala, FL 34474 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 622-5183
  5. 5
    Ocala Eye Optical Inc
    1950 Laurel Manor Dr, The Villages, FL 32162 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 622-5183
  6. 6
    The Ocala Eye Surgery Center
    3330 SW 33rd Rd, Ocala, FL 34474 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 873-9311
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
  7. 7
    Office
    8520 SW HIGHWAY 200, Ocala, FL 34481 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (352) 622-5183

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  • HCA Florida Ocala Hospital

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Glaucoma
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Tear Duct Disorders
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Corneal Erosion
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Dry Eyes
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Blepharitis
Cataract
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Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Corneal Diseases
Eyelid Disorders
Senile Cataracts
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Accommodation Disorders
Astigmatism
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharoconjunctivitis
Chalazion
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Drusen
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Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Floaters
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Foreign Body in Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Herpetic Keratitis
Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
Lazy Eye
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Pinguecula
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Pterygium
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Stye
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Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Cornea Transplant
Pterygium Surgery
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Bell's Palsy
Benign Tumor
Blocked Tear Duct
Cancer
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Chronic Conjunctivitis
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
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Dislocation of Lens
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Entropion
Exotropia
Farsightedness
Hordeolum
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Keratoconus
Macular Hole
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Migraine
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Miosis
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Nearsightedness
Ocular Hypertension
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Paralytic Strabismus
Periorbital Cellulitis
Posterior Scleritis
Retina Diseases
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinoschisis
Shingles
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Strabismus
Temporal Arteritis
Trichiasis
Ulcer
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Vascular Disease
Visual Field Defects
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Corneal Tattooing
Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)
Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Examination
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Glaucoma Surgery
Laser Cataract Surgery
Laser Surgery
LASIK
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No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Ocular Prosthetics
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Vision Screening
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    • Aetna
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    • Anthem
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
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    • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health Care of Florida
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    • HAP Insurance
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    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • National Elevator
    • POMCO Group
    • Simplifi
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    4.9
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    Based on 252 ratings
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1821080771
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency
    Internship
    • Bayfront Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Stetson University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Polack has seen patients for Glaucoma, Tear Duct Disorders and Lacrimal Gland Disorder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Polack on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    252 patients have reviewed Dr. Polack. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Polack.

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