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We found 5 retina specialists who accept BlueCare Essential 1486 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 works as a retina specialist. He trained at Parkland Health & Hospital System for his residency. His areas of clinical interest consist of uveitis, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy. Patients rated Dr. Uchiyama highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Uchiyama honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Broward Health Imperial Point, and Baptist Outpatient Services. He has an open panel.

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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 is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist in Oakland Park, FL, Delray Beach, FL, and Fort Lauderdale, FL. His clinical interests encompass vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. Dr. Halperin honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and a graduate of Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis' residency program.

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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's area of specialization is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Dhalla include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Dhalla's hospital/clinic affiliations include Broward Health Imperial Point and Baptist Outpatient Services. Dr. Dhalla is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He 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 is a retina specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Hollywood, FL. Dr. Del Cid is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Del Cid takes. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point and Baptist Outpatient Services.

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Dr. Scott Roger Anagnoste, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
4000 Hollywood Boulevard; Suite 190-n
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Scott Anagnoste's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Before performing his residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute and Bellevue Hospital Center, Dr. Anagnoste attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Anagnoste include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors. His professional 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.