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We found 34 providers with an interest in eye problems near Chicago Ridge, IL.

Dr. Alexander Joseph Khammar, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
10436 Southwest Highway; Suite 101
Chicago Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Alexander Khammar's specialty is pediatric ophthalmology. Dr. Khammar has a special interest in amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, and retinopathy of prematurity. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and Franciscan Alliance. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Khammar's education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at Doheny Eye Institute. He has received distinctions including Fellow, American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) and Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Relevant Interests: , amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, retinopathy of prematurity, eye problems

All Interests: Retinopathy of Prematurity, Amblyopia, Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Robert B Pearlman, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
7808 W. College Drive; Suite 3 Sw
Palos Heights, IL
 

Dr. Robert Pearlman specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Clinical interests for Dr. Pearlman include macular degeneration, uveitis, and diabetic retinopathy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pearlman takes. Before completing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Pearlman attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Pearlman (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Spanish. He is affiliated with Palos Community Hospital, Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Pearlman has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, uveitis, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Uveitis, Retinal Detachment, Vitreoretinal Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Irving Resnick, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
4700 W. 95th Street; Suite Ll8
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Resnick's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). Areas of expertise for Dr. Resnick include macular degeneration, laser treatment, and vitrectomy (vitreous surgery). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Resnick takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Resnick trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for his residency. He speaks Arabic. Dr. Resnick's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, eye problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Cancer, Eye Problems, Retina Problems, Retina Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Benjamin Hendrick Ticho, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
10436 Sw Highway
Chicago Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Benjamin Ticho specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and practices in Chicago Ridge, IL, Chicago, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. In addition to English, Dr. Ticho speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, and glaucoma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Ticho graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained at Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary for his residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Ticho average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Ticho's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , amblyopia (lazy eye), strabismus, glaucoma, retinopathy of prematurity, Ptosis, eye problems, cataracts

All Interests: Retinopathy of Prematurity, Cataract Surgery, Strabismus, Eye Problems, Cataracts, Glaucoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hassan Ali Shah, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
10436 Southwest Highway; Suite 101
Chicago Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Hassan Shah's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He graduated from Aga Khan University Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville. Clinical interests for Dr. Shah include thyroid problems and eye problems. Dr. Shah takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Shah (or staff) speaks Urdu. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , strabismus, eyelid problems, eye problems

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Eyelid Problems, Plastic Surgery Procedures, Strabismus, Eye Problems

Dr. Ahmed Abdelsalam, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
7808 W. College Drive; Suite 3 Sw
Palos Heights, IL
 

Dr. Ahmed Abdelsalam is a physician who specializes in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He attended medical school at Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Abdelsalam completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Abdelsalam is especially interested in vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Abdelsalam is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Abdelsalam (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Palos Community Hospital, Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, retinal detachment

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Laser Eye Surgery, Retinal Detachment, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Walter M Jakubas, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
9608 S Roberts Road
Hickory Hills, IL
 

Dr. Walter Jay's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jay is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Chicago Medical Center's residency program. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Relevant Interests: , eye problems

All Interests: Muscle Problems, Eye Problems

Dr. Mohammad Al-Khudari, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4700 W 95th Street; Suite 102
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Mohammad Al-Khudari is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Al-Khudari's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at MacNeal Hospital and John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Al-Khudari attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Al-Khudari (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Palos Community Hospital and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. Dr. Al-Khudari has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, strabismus, glaucoma, cataracts

All Interests: Diabetic Eye Exam, Macular Degeneration, Strabismus, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Cataract Surgery with ... (Read more)

Dr. Patricia L Davis, MD
Specializes in Neuro-Ophthalmology
9608 S Roberts Road
Hickory Hills, IL
 

Dr. Patricia Davis works as a neuro-ophthalmology specialist. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Davis include hemifacial spasm, amblyopia (lazy eye), and blepharospasm. Dr. Davis is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, and Loyola Medicine. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Davis is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , amblyopia (lazy eye), blepharospasm, eye problems

All Interests: Muscle Problems, Neurological Disorders, Diplopia, Eye Problems, Hemifacial Spasm, Blepharospasm, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Chien Liang, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. James Liang works as a retina specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and Chicago, IL. Dr. Liang's areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, retina surgery, and diabetic retinopathy. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for his residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Liang is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and MetroSouth Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, eye problems, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy, Cancer, Eye Problems, Retina Problems, Retina Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohamed K Adenwalla, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
4700 West 95th Street; Suite Ll8
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Mohamed Adenwalla is a vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Adenwalla include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Dr. Adenwalla accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of John Stroger Hospital of Cook County's residency program. Dr. Adenwalla (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Cook County Health & Hospitals System. Dr. Adenwalla's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, retinal detachment

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Vascular Disease, Retinal Detachment, Trauma, Vitreoretinal Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Calvin Alexander Grant, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
7808 W College Drive; Suite 1nw
Palos Heights, IL
 

Dr. Calvin Grant is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Dr. Grant has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of clinical interest consist of uveitis and retina surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grant accepts. Dr. Grant is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Grant completed a residency program at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

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Relevant Interests: , uveitis

All Interests: Uveitis, Retina Surgery, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

Dr. Aaron B Weinberg, MD
Specializes in Other, Vitreoretinal Diseases
4700 W. 95th Street; #103
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Weinberg is a specialist in vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He works in Oak Brook, IL, Oak Lawn, IL, and Evanston, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, retina surgery, and laser treatment. Dr. Weinberg takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA). After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, he performed his residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Weinberg's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , macular degeneration, retina problems (vitreoretinal diseases)

All Interests: Macular Degeneration, Laser Treatment, Angiogram, Retina Problems, Retina Surgery, Vitrectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Hassinger John, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
10315 S Cicero Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. Thomas John is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. He is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. John's areas of expertise include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation, external eye diseases, and cornea problems. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. John attended medical school at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine and St. John's Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , external eye diseases, cornea problems

All Interests: External Eye Diseases, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation, Cornea Problems

Dr. Chris V Albanis, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
11600 S Kedzie Avenue
Merrionette Park, IL
 

Dr. Chris Albanis' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). After completing medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, she performed her residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Her areas of expertise include the following: comprehensive ophthalmology and cataracts. Dr. Albanis's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Greek.

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Relevant Interests: , cataracts

All Interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataracts

Dr. Richard Alan Quinones, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
20201 South Crawford Avenue
Olympia Fields, IL
 

Dr. Richard Quinones, who practices in Homewood, IL, Olympia Fields, IL, and Chicago Heights, IL, is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Quinones's areas of expertise include glaucoma. He is professionally affiliated with Palos Community Hospital, Arbor Center for Eye Care, and Franciscan Alliance. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Quinones is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , glaucoma

All Interests: Glaucoma

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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.