We found 6 retina specialists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Boynton Beach, FL.

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

Dr. Lawrence Halperin's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Halperin attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. In his practice, he is particularly interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 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. Halperin takes. Dr. Halperin is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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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's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine and a graduate of Jules Stein Eye Institute's residency program. Dr. Goldman takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems

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

Dr. Randy Katz is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Boynton Beach, FL and Wellington, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Katz include retina surgery. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health. Dr. Katz graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Katz's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His distinctions include: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Retina Surgery, Vitreous Problems

Dr. Barry S 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). On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Taney is especially interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. His professional affiliations include Broward Health Imperial Point and Holy Cross Hospital. Dr. Taney honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and 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.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Vitreous Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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

Dr. Deval Joshi works as a retina specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and Gainesville, FL. He is professionally affiliated with North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. Dr. Joshi graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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

Dr. Joseph Nezgoda is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Nezgoda is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University for residency. Dr. Nezgoda (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Spanish, and Italian.

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Clinical interests: Uveitis, Vitreous Problems

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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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