We found 7 providers with an interest in eye problems and who accept Coventry near Bolingbrook, IL.

Dr. Irma Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
550 E Boughton Road; Suite 120
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Irma Ahmed is a medical specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). These areas are among Dr. Ahmed's clinical interests: macular degeneration, macular hole, and posterior uveitis. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. Dr. Ahmed attended medical school at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, macular hole, eye trauma, posterior uveitis, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Eye Trauma, Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Hole, Posterior ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajakumari Prakash Selvaraj, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Ophthalmology
393 Remington Boulevard; Suite 340
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Rajakumari Selvaraj is a general surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in Bolingbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, and Burr Ridge, IL. In Dr. Selvaraj's practice, she is particularly interested in glaucoma, cataract surgery, and eyelid problems. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of India. For her residency, Dr. Selvaraj trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Selvaraj (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Kannada, and Tamil.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, eyelid problems

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Eyelid Problems, Glaucoma, Plastic Surgery Procedures

Dr. Robert Micheal Allar, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
120 Spalding Drive; Suite 203
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Robert Allar specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) and practices in Naperville, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Dr. Allar is especially interested in retinal detachment repair, ultrasound (sonogram), and laser treatment. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Delphi, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Allar attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , vitreous problems

All Interests: Retinopexy, Ultrasound, Optical Coherence Tomography, Laser Treatment, Surgical Procedures, Retinal ... (Read more)

Specializes in Ophthalmology
15900 W 127th Street; #210
Lemont, IL
 

Dr. Allison Murchison practices ophthalmology (eye disease) in Lemont, IL and Downers Grove, IL. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: strabismus, glaucoma surgery, and cataract surgery. Dr. Murchison is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Murchison honors. She obtained her medical school training at Rush Medical College and performed her residency at Rush University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts

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

Dr. Bryan J Phillips, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
718 S Weber Road
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Bryan Phillips is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist in River Forest, IL, Evanston, IL, and Oak Park, IL. Dr. Phillips has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma and cataracts. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Rush Oak Park Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Phillips takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Cataracts, Glaucoma

Dr. Prakash Selvaraj, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
396 Remington Boulevard; Suite 340
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Prakash Selvaraj specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Bolingbrook, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: glaucoma and cataract surgery. Dr. Selvaraj takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma

Dr. Fayez Mekhael Nagib Mekhael, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
516 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Fayez Mekhael sees patients in Bolingbrook, IL. His medical specialty is family medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: chronic sinusitis, abuse, and strabismus. Dr. Mekhael is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, Coventry, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Mekhael attended Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Mekhael speaks Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus

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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.
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