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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 specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). In his practice, Dr. Halperin focuses on vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. His education and training includes medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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 specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Taney attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Taney include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Taney accepts. Dr. Taney has received the following distinctions: Boca Raton Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic 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 specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of expertise for Dr. Goldman include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Goldman honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jules Stein Eye Institute. He is 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 specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Nezgoda obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Nezgoda include uveitis and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Nezgoda (or staff) is conversant in 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's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). In his practice, Dr. Katz focuses on retina surgery and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). He honors 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 and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Katz has received distinctions including 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 attended St. George's University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Joshi takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is professionally affiliated with North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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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.