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We found 6 retina specialists near Boynton Beach, FL.

Dr. Lawrence Scott Halperin, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
8190 Jog Road; #250
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Halperin is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Halperin include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Halperin is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Halperin graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Halperin completed a residency program at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis.

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Clinical interests: Research, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Barry Stephen Taney, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
8190 Jog Road; Suite 250
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Barry Taney's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. The average patient rating for Dr. Taney is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Taney performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. He has received the following distinctions: Boca Raton Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Broward Health Imperial Point and Holy Cross Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Darin Ryan Goldman, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
8190 Jog Road; Suite 250
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Darin Goldman is a retina specialist. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jules Stein Eye Institute. His clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goldman honors. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Joseph T Nezgoda, MBA, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1717 Woolbright Road
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Nezgoda's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). His clinical interests include uveitis and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nezgoda graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Nezgoda (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Spanish, and Italian.

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Clinical interests: Uveitis, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Randy Steven Katz, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
1717 Woolbright Road
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Randy Katz specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Katz has a special interest in retina surgery and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for residency. He has received the following distinctions: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Clinical interests: Retina Problems, Retina Surgery, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Deval Dinesh Joshi, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
10075 S Jog Road; Suite 203
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Deval Joshi sees patients in Boynton Beach, FL and Gainesville, FL. His medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is affiliated with North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. Dr. Joshi is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending St. George's University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

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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.