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We found 5 retina specialists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Hollywood, FL.

Dr. Eduardo Uchiyama De La Puente, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4000 Hollywood Boulevard; Suite 190-n
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Eduardo Uchiyama, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Hollywood, FL, is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Uchiyama's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of clinical interest consist of uveitis, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at Parkland Health & Hospital System. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Uchiyama is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Broward Health Imperial Point, and Baptist Outpatient Services. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Retina Problems, Age-Related Macular ... (Read more)

Dr. Lawrence Scott Halperin, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4000 Hollywood Boulevard; Suite 190-n
Hollywood, 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. Mandeep Singh Dhalla, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4000 Hollywood Boulevard; Suite 190-n
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Mandeep Dhalla is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Hollywood, FL, and Oakland Park, FL. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Dhalla has indicated that his clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Broward Health Imperial Point and Baptist Outpatient Services. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Dhalla speaks Punjabi.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Mario Rodrigo Del Cid, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4000 Hollywood Boulevard; Suite 190-n
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Mario Del Cid sees patients in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Hollywood, FL. His medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Dr. Del Cid speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point and Baptist Outpatient Services. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Del Cid completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He takes 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. Scott Roger Anagnoste, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4000 Hollywood Boulevard; Suite 190-n
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Scott Anagnoste is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Clinical interests for Dr. Anagnoste include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute and Bellevue Hospital Center for residency. He has received the following distinctions: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Broward Health Imperial Point and Baptist Outpatient Services.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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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.