Finding Providers
loading

We found 6 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 specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) and practices in Chicago, IL and Bolingbrook, IL. Her areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, macular hole, and posterior uveitis. Dr. Ahmed's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ahmed graduated from the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.

Read more

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

All Interests: Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Hole, Posterior Uveitis, ... (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 surgeon and ophthalmologist in Bolingbrook, IL, Chicago, IL, and Burr Ridge, IL. Dr. Selvaraj (or staff) speaks Spanish, Kannada, and Tamil. Dr. Selvaraj has indicated that her clinical interests include glaucoma, cataract surgery, and eyelid problems. Her professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). Dr. Selvaraj is a graduate of India. She trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for her residency. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, eyelid problems

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Eyelid Problems, Glaucoma

No Photo
Specializes in Ophthalmology
15900 W 127th Street; #210
Lemont, IL
 

Dr. Allison Murchison, who practices in Lemont, IL and Downers Grove, IL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Murchison's areas of expertise include strabismus, cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, and glaucoma surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). She is a graduate of Rush Medical College. Her residency was performed at Rush University Medical Center. Patient reviews placed Dr. Murchison at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , strabismus, diabetic retinopathy

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

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

Dr. Prakash Selvaraj is an ophthalmologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: glaucoma and cataract surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Selvaraj is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

Read more

Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma

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

Dr. Bryan Phillips specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has indicated that his clinical interests include glaucoma. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Rush Oak Park Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Phillips graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Phillips completed his residency training at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary. Patient ratings for Dr. Phillips average 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , glaucoma, anterior segment diseases

All Interests: Glaucoma, Anterior Segment Diseases

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

Dr. Fayez Mekhael's area of specialization is family medicine. His education and training includes medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. These areas are among his clinical interests: chronic sinusitis, abuse, and strabismus. Dr. Mekhael accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

Read more

Relevant Interests: , strabismus

All Interests: ACL Injury, Acute Kidney Injury, Bursitis, Chest Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Chronic Back Pain, ... (Read more)

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Foreign Language

Accessibility

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.