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Dr. Joel Abrahm Pearlman, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
9381 East Stockton Boulevard; Suite 106
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Joel Pearlman is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Before performing his residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Pearlman attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. He has a special interest in glaucoma. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Glaucoma, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Tony Tsai, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
9381 E. Stockton Boulevard; #106
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Tony Tsai is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. He speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tsai include eye problems. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. After completing medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Tsai accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Retinopathy of Prematurity, Macular Degeneration, Surgical Procedures, Diabetic Retinopathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Gregory Telander, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
9381 East Stockton Boulevard; #106
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. David Telander, who practices in Roseville, CA, Elk Grove, CA, and Chico, CA, is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. Dr. Telander studied medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. His residency was performed at Jules Stein Eye Institute and a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Telander has received professional recognition including the following: Sacramento Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Robert Thomas Wendel, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
9381 East Stockton Boulevard; Suite 106
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Robert Wendel works as a retina specialist in Sacramento, CA, Roseville, CA, and Elk Grove, CA. He is especially interested in eye problems. Dr. Wendel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Wendel is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. He has received the following distinction: Sacramento Super Doctors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Retinopathy of Prematurity, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Hole, Uveitis, Age-Related Macular ... (Read more)

Dr. Margaret Amy Chang, MS, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
9381 East Stockton Boulevard; Suite 106
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Margaret Chang is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Clinical interests for Dr. Chang include eye problems. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chang accepts. Dr. Chang is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For her residency, Dr. Chang trained at Wilmer Eye Institute. She speaks Taiwanese. Dr. Chang's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. Dr. Chang is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Retina Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Anthony Equi, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
9381 East Stockton Boulevard; Suite 106
Elk Grove, CA
 

Dr. Robert Equi's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Equi's training includes a residency program at Wilmer Eye Institute. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Equi is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). He welcomes new patients.

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What are Vitreoretinal Diseases?

Vitreoretinal disease, or vitreoretinal surgery, is a subspecialty of ophthalmology that focuses on the surgical care of the back of the eye, or the retina. The retina is the layer of nerve tissue at the rear of the eye that senses light and is responsible for vision. Connected to the retina is a thick, clear gel called vitreous. In order to perform surgery on the retina, the vitreous must sometimes be removed. Doctors who can operate on these incredibly delicate parts of the eye are called vitreoretinal surgeons.

Some of the eye conditions that a vitreoretinal surgeon might treat include:
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Macular degeneration
  • Retinal detachment or tears
  • Macular holes
  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Retinoblastomas

During vitreoretinal surgery, small incisions are made in the white of the eye, and very tiny instruments are inserted. The surgeon uses a microscope to treat the areas needed deep within the eye. In some procedures, a gas bubble is injected into the eye to apply pressure to the retina and keep it in place while it heals. If this is the case, you may be asked to lie face down for a few days after surgery. Eye drops containing antibiotics and other medications are also commonly prescribed.

Vitreoretinal diseases can be a serious threat to your vision. In many cases, vitreoretinal surgery can ensure you are able to see well into the future.
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