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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1505 Eastland Drive; Suite 2200
Bloomington, IL
 

Dr. Catharine Crockett is an ophthalmologist in Bloomington, IL. Before completing her residency at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Crockett attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Crockett is especially interested in comprehensive ophthalmology, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, External Eye Diseases, Cornea Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1300 Franklin Avenue; Suite 310
Normal, IL
 

Dr. Chitaranjan Reddy is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Reddy include vitreoretinal surgical procedures and retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases). His hospital/clinic affiliations include OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Reddy attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Reddy accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Retina Problems, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Joseph G Harmon, MD
Specializes in Other, Ophthalmology
1008 N Main Street
Bloomington, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Harman is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He works in Bloomington, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: refractive surgery (vision correction surgery) and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Harman accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. He trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for residency. Dr. Harman's professional affiliations include OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Surgical Procedures, Refractive Surgery, Eye Problems

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
1228 Towanda Avenue; Suite 1
Bloomington, IL
 

Dr. Saba Quraishi's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Quraishi include eyelid surgery, glaucoma surgery, and LASIK. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Quraishi's education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Quraishi is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma Surgery, Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Laser ... (Read more)

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What are Eye Problems?

Almost every moment that we are awake, we rely on our eyes to navigate and interact with the world around us. But we rarely give our eyes much thought. The truth is, the eyes are amazing, complex and delicate organs. Millions of people every year have problems with their eyes. Some of the most common eye problems are refractive disorders, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and cataracts.

Refractive disorders happen when the shape of your eye doesn’t let you focus very precisely. You might be myopic (nearsighted), hyperopic (farsighted), or have an astigmatism, which is a focus problem caused by the cornea. Refractive disorders can be corrected by glasses or contacts.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. It happens when fluid pressure builds up within the eye and damages the optic nerve. It is treated with medications and surgery.

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. The retina is tissue at the back of the eye that is filled with numerous, tiny blood vessels. When diabetes damages these delicate blood vessels, they burst or leak, leading to blind spots and blurred vision. Diabetic retinopathy can be treated with laser therapy and surgery, but often vision cannot be restored.

Macular degeneration is common in older adults. The macula is the central part of the retina and is responsible for crisp center vision. Over time, the cells in the macula begin to die, making central vision blurry. An early symptom of macular degeneration is that straight lines appear wavy.

Cataracts happen when the clear lens in the front of the eye becomes cloudy, making things look blurry or faded. They are extremely common in older people. By age 80, more than half of all Americans will have had a cataract. In early stages, prescription glasses and magnifying lenses can help. As the cataracts get worse, surgery to replace the lens may be the best option.

More than just one of the five senses, we rely heavily on our eyes to communicate, work, and get around every day. It’s important to have regular eye exams to make sure your vision stays in good shape for years to come.