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We found 5 ophthalmologists who accept Humana Silver HMO near Crystal Lake, IL.

Dr. Matthew M Wessel, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
820 E. Terra Cotta Avenue; #247
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Wessel works as a retina specialist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include vitreoretinal surgical procedures. He honors Land of Lincoln, CIGNA Plans, and HealthLink, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wessel graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine, and Vista Health System. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Dr. Jeffrey Kershaw, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
2000 Lake Avenue
Woodstock, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kershaw works as an ophthalmologist. His areas of expertise include the following: macular degeneration, glaucoma, and astigmatism. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kershaw accepts. Dr. Kershaw graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kershaw completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Health System and Centegra Health System.

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Clinical interests: Cataracts, Retina Problems, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, LASIK, Astigmatism, Hyperopia, Cornea ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth V Melchionna, DO
Specializes in Ophthalmology
730 E Terra Cotta; Suite 2b
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Ken Melchionna is a specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). He has indicated that his clinical interests include cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Melchionna accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he performed his residency at Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Melchionna is affiliated with Centegra Health System.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation

Dr. Edward G Dolezal, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
280 A Memorial Court
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Edward Dolezal's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Dolezal takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, Dr. Dolezal performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Emory University.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
11620 Algonquin Road
Huntley, IL
 

Dr. George Yanik is an ophthalmology (eye disease) specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Yanik average 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Yanik include glaucoma and comprehensive ophthalmology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

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What is Ophthalmology?

An ophthalmologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats problems of the eye. As opposed to optometrists, ophthalmologists are medical doctors, and their specialty is comprehensive eye care and eye surgery. An ophthalmologist can:
  • see patients for routine eye care
  • diagnose eye problems
  • prescribe glasses, contact lenses, and medications
  • provide refractive therapies to correct vision, such as LASIK
  • perform surgery on the eye

Ophthalmologists are trained in the same vision screening practices as optometrists; however, their practice tends to focus more on the medical and surgical management of complex eye disorders. Although vision is important, so is the physical health of the eye. An ophthalmologist performing an eye exam will examine the whole eye including the eyelids, the muscles that move the eye, the front and back parts of the eye, and the pressure inside the eye.

Patients sometimes see ophthalmologists as their primary eye care and vision doctors, or they may be referred to an ophthalmologist for treatment of a one-time problem with their eye, such as an infection. Ophthalmologists provide routine care for patients who have chronic eye diseases, such as glaucoma (where pressure inside the eye damages the optic nerve sending images to the brain) or macular degeneration (an age-related eye disease that causes vision loss). In addition to providing routine care, ophthalmologists will perform eye surgery on patients who need more serious treatment, such as a corneal transplant.